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Mediterranean Rowing Expedition

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From Gibraltar to Athens

After the Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians and Vikings, Ian, Robert and Luuk, led by captain Peter Arensman, are now going to battle the Mediterranean waves. A legendary 3,000 km journey. The goal: to raise the first €150,000 for the Dutch Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds and research into HMSN.

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The journey

Challenge accepted

HMSN is a muscle disease that cannot be treated with medication and of which the cause is unknown. Over the next four years, we will be using our muscles to raise money to support research into HMSN with our Muscles for Research initiative.

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Buy & support

Order your new gear from the Carl Denig online shop and receive a 10% discount. Carl Denig will also donate 10% of every purchase to Muscles for Research.

As the oldest outdoor sports store in the Netherlands, Carl Denig knows how important exercise is. That’s why Carl Denig supports Muscles for Research with discounts and donations. The Mediterranean Rowing Expedition crew will also receive advice and suitable gear and equipment. Promotional code: CARLDENIG2021

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About us

Muscles for Research was born out of a passion for adventure and the need for research.

Over the next four years, Muscles for Research will organise various challenges to raise money for research into the muscle disease HMSN. The son of initiator Peter Arensman, also owner of outdoor sports store Carl Denig, got diagnosed with this hereditary disease earlier this year.

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