Fischerstechen at the Maasgrund

The annual “Fischerstechen” – Water Jousting competition took place at the Maasgrund lake last Sunday (30th June, 2013).

32 teams took part, with the “Orscheler Biatches” winning at the end of the day.

Music was provided by the group “Impuls” whose drumming accompanied the jousting.

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You may also like to watch a short film of the event by Wolfgang Henrich on YouTube:



About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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