Timna Kluge (26) is the youngest and newest team member.
She studied medical technique and is, like her mother Steffi, a passionate rower. She is young, athletic and loves to laugh which ensures a good team chemistry. This will be an important factor during the tough times at sea.
Timna replaced Jenny, who left the team for personal reasons.
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Many friends, supporter, family and even the television came to the boat christening. But the announcement of the name is not the biggest surprise..
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The vision is clear, the goal is set, but the actual mission is just beginning. A common plan is necessary! At the top of the list: Rowing, rowing, rowing … . Are the girls already in shape? Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles.
Great experience: The first trip on the English Channel was anything but smooth. Back in Hamburg the girls have to face another kind of challenge. Who takes on which role? Click "CC" in the video player for English subtitles.
After a tough night on the North Sea and a merciless fight against wind and current the Wellenbrecherinnen return to Burnham. Charlie Pitcher gets a cheat meal for the girls to regain their power.
In Steffi's and Timna's „Rowing Family“ is a lot in motion. Not only because the two women want to row across the Atlantic together, but also because their husbands have to share the consequences of this decision. Please, click “CC” in the player for Englisch subtitles.
The Wellenbrecherinnen are making big steps. Timna does. Meike too. And Ian Couch, the safety officer of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, takes a look at the girls' equipment.
What does a Wellenbrecherin do when she gets annoyed on board and wants to have her peace?
The girls are getting in shape, but how about "Doris" and the equipment?
Goodbye Doris! During the last training session on the Alster, Doris is accompanied by a large boat convoy. An emotional day that is rounded off with a very special highlight. In addition, sports psychologist Anett plays a round of beach volleyball with the girls.
After the big farewell on the Alster packing is next. First the women have to sort their food for 50 days and then boat "Doris" is loaded.
For the last time the girls are bringing "Doris" to England. Before shipping her to La Gomera Charlie and his team have to install the water maker and other vital equipment into the boat.