Today I am on „barrier duty“. Open the barrier, let our Skoda drive through and close the barrier afterwards. 18 times in total on 20 kilometers. After all this prevents people to use these private forest and gravel roads for fun. But what is all this for?
The property of the club RRWC e.V. is plain and somewhat hidden at the eastern end of the opencast mining Reichwalde. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafts through the office where Sabine Schulze is already waiting for me cheerfully. “Wolfgang is on his way, we will call him now to let him know you‘ve arrived,“ she says spiritedly.
One Thousand Three Hundred Twenty Eight Kilometres. That’s the distance Google Maps measures if you plan to travel from Drammen (Norway) to Boxberg (Germany). Why does a 35 year old Norwegian undertake this journey year by year? It seems, there are some good reasons we want to explore.
Okay, I asked Anders Grondal at Facebook for an interview and approximately five seconds later he responded with „Yeah, sure“. That was quite fast!
One date = two birthdays.
The sevenfold German Rally Champion, Matthias Kahle, turned 50 on March 04. On the same day his „eternal“ competitor Anders Grondal celebrated his 35th birthday. The question which arises is what leads to success, experience or youthful nonchalance.
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