The Duif Chronicles

There is only ONE Pros Roosen ! Part 3 The New Career…

Pros Roosen,Kermt   Part 3 - The new career (from 2001 )   Pros Roosen has always liked making bold remarks. If you don't know him, he could give the impression that he is saying things without really knowing what he is talking about. But Pros is no boaster, he is just unusually ambitious and he makes these remarks to show his determination ... So bear in mind that he plans to go for it again next season. "I have never had so many good ones in one team ..." Pros declares. The competition is warned.   You can only [...]

2019-03-28T11:03:09+00:00March 28th, 2019|The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

There is only ONE Pros Roosen !…Part 2 The basis of the strain (1965-2000)…

Pros Roosen,Kermt,Belgium  In part 1 of this story you could read about the man Pros Roosen and about the way he prepares his pigeons into top achievements. Today we ask Pros how he acquired all those good pigeons. Because it can't be coincidence that he always chooses the best breeders ...     Part 2   The basis of the strain (1965-2000)   The shortest way to the top "I have been involved with pigeons for more than half a century," Pros begins, "and I must say that I have always been fairly successful ... How I come by good [...]

2019-03-23T10:50:44+00:00March 23rd, 2019|The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

There is only ONE Pros Roosen!… Part 1 The Man and the Fancier.

Pros Roosen one of the Sports biggest personalities and greatest pigeon fanciers passed away in August 2010. For quite some time prior to his passing, the renowned pigeon sport author 'Columbus' visited Pros and documented his thoughts about his lifetimes passion.  This work was published in the 'De Duif'  Pigeon Sport magazine in its original Flemish in 2009 shortly before Pros died and it we translated it into English for the 'Duif Chronicles Online' however due to the unfortunate timing of events, we decided not to publish at the time. Now its ten years later and we think it would now [...]

2019-03-20T12:16:33+00:00March 20th, 2019|The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments

James Huang wins Ace Pigeon Pioneer Club ~ Pigeon sold for world record of 2.78 million euros!

On November 1st this year the final positions in the Pioneer Club were decided in Beijing (China). This elite club - where the cream de la crème of the Chinese pigeon Sport crosses the swords, is widely regarded as the biggest competition in the world, and certainly has the highest prize money. The most important and prestigious title there is undoubtedly the Ace Pigeon, which was won in 2018 by James Huang, a Taiwanese businessman, based in Shanghai and in the Pioneer Club represented by Taiwanese top fancier Chen Yong-Shan, who races the Pigeons bred by James. 'James's Legend' [...]

2018-11-27T20:10:23+00:00November 27th, 2018|The Duif Chronicles|0 Comments