15/10/2015 - Some fanciers will manage to get in the picture every single season, either with a great result or a championship prize. Jef Vanwinkel is a perfect example. His Trissy (BE13-2052352) was the only pigeon to win five national top 114 prizes this season.
25/10/2013 - Jef Vanwinkel has managed to win the zonal first prize from Guéret (Zone C in 2012 and Zone C1 in 2013) two years in a row with one pigeon: the Double National (BE11-2085137). She was originally called Almost National, because she was very close to a national win from Guéret 2012, where she won the zonal first prize. She was renamed after the race from Guéret II on 7 September 2013.
09/12/2011 - The pigeon colony from Jef Vanwinkel has had a very strong season once again, and that resulted in a.o. the winning of the 1° Prov Ace bird Grand Middle Distance Youngsters, National Super loft Grand Middle Distnce 'Duivenblad', 4° Nat. Champion Grand Middle Distance KBDB in 2011! Strong performances once again...
14/08/2010 - The national Argenton was the 2° National classic of the season for youngsters on the agenda. It was once again a weekend with ‘a tail’… because the pigeons were not liberated until Monday, in sunny weather and fine racing conditions along the entire racing line.
30/09/2009 - Describing « Jef Vanwinkel » as the face of the pigeon sport, not many will disapprove because the fanciers who can look back at such a richly filled pigeon career as this proven postman from Tielt-Winge are few and far between.