Science People! Paddle People!
The Remarkable Return of the Scientific Crushers!

For the second time, we brought together 19 international young researchers to start at this year’s dragon boat cup at Elbhangfest last Sunday, 26 June. Our team “The Scientific Crushers” counted with sportive scientists from 12 countries: Iran, Poland, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Slovakia, Albania, Russia, India, Serbia, Italy, Bolivia and last but not least Germany. After only one successful training session at June 11 we managed to deliver an impressive performance to our cheerleaders and fans! We competed with five academic teams at the “Hochschul-Pokal”. At our first race at 2:40 p.m. we had some starting problems but only a couple […]

The Return of the “The Scientific Crushers”
Join our team at the Dragon Boat Cup 2018 at Elbhangfest 23 + 24 June 2018!

For the fourth time we will crew a boat in this year’s dragon boat cup with international researchers who will have an unforgettable challenge on the water. You can be part of an international team in a longboat; at least 6 of our crew must be female to be in the mixed boat category. Two weeks before the official race there will be a short training session. The participation fee covers the training session, the admission for the Elbhangfest (the big 3-day summer festival in Dresden-Loschwitz and adjoining villages along the river, which the Dragon Boat Race is a part […]