The oars swing far forward, dive into the sparkling water, pull powerfully through. Posture: upright and proud. The movements: precisely coordinated. Trixi Wüstney stands on the jetty and looks at the Alster, across to the rowing women and men, each sitting in one. She knows the calm that lies in the movements. When she steps on the swaying boat in the water, she leaves the world on land, gaining distance from everyday life. When she feels sun, wind and rain on her skin, the water flows and gurgles beneath her, her thoughts clear up.
Trixi Wüstney: accidentally pioneer
In the oldest rowing club in Hamburg, only men were allowed to become members for 179 years. Then the rower Trixi Wüstney decided that it was time to change a few things.