The pigeon tandem from Ermerveens that provides Dutch pigeon sport of a total new dimension, already for decades now. With their well-considered strain forming, with their total dedication and with their unsurpassed performances!! Because if a patent is given for many years of top successes, this patent is for sure in possession of Cornelis and Gerard Koopman.
What started in 1927, when father Cornelis made his first steps in a life with pigeons, resulted in the champions colony of the present day, pushed to an extreme high level almost week after week by Gerard. With in the new era of pigeon racing already no less than 14 National NPO victories won, 5 National 1st championships, 7 Olympiad pigeons, the 1st world champion overall, the 1st world championship youngsters and an uncountable number of other (inter)national positions of honour at their impressive champions list . and every year again the myth grows!!
Like in 2004 again, winning 3 National (NPO) races, 21 National top 10 positions, the 2nd National championship oneday long distance, 1st National acebird overnight Best of the Best and many more honourable positions within National championships . the name Koopman shines as a bright star up in pigeon heaven. Worldwide their name is connected to the deepest respect. Without a doubt there is no fancier alive that can even stand in their shadow.