The winter of 2005/2006 was exceptional for the amount of snow that fell. Under normal conditions north German winters are typically "dirty" but we don't always get snow; this time we had a real "whiteout"... more
Our waters are not covered by ice every year. Thus Ice Sailing is a sport which can not be performed every year. With the ongoing warming of the earth the periods of Ice Sailing are getting shorter and shorter.
The Ice Sailing was first mentioned about 100 years ago. Fishermen immigrating from Pomerania introduced a special kind of fishing on ice (fishing below the ice covered surface) in this area. For transporting their catch they used sledges. The sledges were not trimmed for speed they were trimmed for the transport of heavy goods. ... more
The first Fischland relay marathon took place in Dierhagen district Neuhaus 28th October. The course went over a meadow, along the beach and across a moor landscape.
As Dierhäger local matadors started a team of 6 runners. We, that are