23/03/2014 - The pigeons from Molendijk in Zuid-Beijerland have become used to winning national victories. Jaap, who races under the name of his late father Chris Van der Velden, managed to claim a national first prize in 2013 as well, with his pigeon Ringo (NL08-1525228) being the strongest of a total of 2,916 pigeons in The Netherlands.
31/07/2013 - Jaap van der Velden (Zuid-Beijerland, NL) and his top class pigeon Ringo (NL08-1525228) produced a great performance last weekend in their favourite race from Marseille, winning a first national Marseille 2013 against 2,916 opponents.
02/03/2013 - A fancier who can win nearly everything in the marathon competition, who manages to overcome difficult times and whose pigeons are doing very well in other lofts all over the world has without doubt a pigeon breed of outstanding quality. Well, this also applies to Chris & Jaap van der Velden!
22/02/2012 - The rankings of the best Acebirds from Perpignan over the last 2, 3, 4 and 5 years are known. The winners are all Dutch: Jaap Van der Velden (2007-2011 & 2008-2011), Philip Geerdink (2009-2011) and Ad Fortuin (2010-2011).
31/08/2009 - The father and son combination Chris and Joop Van Der Velden from South Beijerland (NL) are the proud owners of the best Barcelona racer over the last 6 years. Their cock 1871563/2001 was crowned with the title of International Primus Inter Pares in this Catalan classic.