08/01/2016 - The success story of Team Koopman continues, as the fanciers from Ermerveen were again overwhelmingly strong this season. An impressive number of top results were won in the NPO races, the most important competition of the season.
23/12/2015 - A lot has been said about the Koopman pigeons and their impressive palmares over the years. This pigeon family has managed to dominate several NPO races season after season, while their opponents are often struggling to keep the pace.
19/06/2015 - Fourteen days after his memorable NPO race from Sens, Gerard Koopman has managed to put in an even greater performance in the NPO race from Souppes-sur-Loing, winning gold, silver and bronze, as well as an impressive overall result.
05/06/2015 - The race from Sens was the first NPO one day long distance race of 2015 for rayons 5 to 8 in Province 10 North East Holland. Gerard Koopman came out as the big winner, not only claiming a first prize but having an impressive six pigeons in the top ten.
06/01/2015 - The Gerard Koopman young birds’ auction starts tomorrow afternoon, on the 5th of January 2015, at exactly 5 pm, bringing you young birds from the very best pigeons of Koopman (Ermerveen, NL).
05/11/2013 - 2013 was another splendid season for Cornelis and Gerard Koopman. They have won two NPO races from Breuil-le-Vert (485 km) and Pithiviers (604 km) and a lot of great prizes were won in important races this season.
02/08/2013 - We saw another spectacular result from Gerard Koopman and his team. They were really motivated to make the most out of this season and every fancier who had to race against the Koopman pigeons knew you had no choice but to follow their lead. Koopman won a 1-2-3-4-6-7 from NPO Breuil Le Vert at the start of the season and they closed the season with a 1-5-8-9-14-16-19 NPO from Pithiviers.
03/06/2013 - Cornelus and Gerard Koopman have been dominating the NPO competitions for years. Many fanciers have tried to copy them by using the same approach but it was Team Koopman that demonstrated once again that they are the real specialists, by winning the first four prizes from the NPO Breuil-le-Vert.
24/01/2013 - Part three of this trilogy deals with the numerous fanciers worldwide that have been successful with the Koopman pigeons. After all, we are all familiar with this idea: a very successful fancier is a great champion but a fancier only becomes really famous when other fanciers are successful with his breed as well!
03/01/2013 - In the first part of our report we have been discussing the present situation in the lofts of Koopman: we have talked about the achievements of his pigeon family and about the origins of the best racing pigeons in this unique pigeon breed. Today I would like you to get a glimpse of the man behind this team: the idealistic fancier Gerard Koopman.
30/12/2012 - At the end of every year we publish an overview of the most read articles (including the translations) on our website. For 2012 we split the list in two: today we publish part one with the numbers 10 to 6; tomorrow we give you the first five articles on the list.
05/12/2012 - We can honestly say that 2012 was again a season dominated by the Koopman pigeons, from start to finish. They are so powerful that it is almost frightening. It is time for a round up of their achievements this year.
11/06/2012 - The amazing Koopman pigeons often take the lead in the prestigious teletext races and now they have a deserved win in the middle distance race from Quievrain. The cock Paridon, a youngster from 2010, was already on the road to victory and eventually took the red card against 6,223 pigeons.
22/02/2012 - As usual there was also a viewing day this year, on the 6th of February, at Gerard Koopman's in Ermerveen (the Netherlands). To give those who couldn’t be there an idea of how such a viewing day is like, we have made a short film for you.