Full speed ahead
What a strong team! This thought does not only come to mind when you face Tom Tewes, 19, and Kaspar Virnekäs, 18, for the first time. The two sportsmen also proved it at the Junior World Rowing Championships in Tokyo in August 2019. For the SeeMagazin Jan Greune photographed the two athletes during training at Lake Starnberg.
"To be able to give everything, I think it's important to set high goals for yourself – even if you may not always reach them to the fullest."
"We were really lucky to have found each other and a suitable trainer too," know both of them. Armin Hörtreiter has been coaching Tewes and Virnekäs since they joined the club. He prepares the young athletes for competitions with experience and humour. An important point, because only if the training also is fun, "it work's". The fact that they live close together – Tewes in Stockdorf and Virnekäs in Gauting – is certainly an advantage.
The complete story about the two young athletes can be found in the latest issue of the SeeMagazin (only in German).
We love the Fünfseenland in the south of Bavaria. That is why we collect the uniqueness of the region in beautiful pictures and stories once a year in our SeeMagazin. We meet interesting people who are enthusiastic and make their passion their profession. The motto of the 2020 issue: "People, missions, masterpieces" – because it is not only the nature, but also the people, who make the Fünfseenland special.