Saturday, December 24, 2016

A few questions to Berrie Boer

Berrie Boer, 26 years old from Ijsselmuiden, in the Netherlands. Berrie is the constructor and driver of the Pulling Tractors called ,,Double Screamin´´ , ,,Wicked Screamer´´ and ,,Bobcat Jr.´´. He also won the European Championship title in the Light Mod class this year. What are you doing in your normal life?
Berrie Boer: I work at the company from my parents. That are 3 companies. 123 Machineverhuur which is an machine rental company. Inter-Techno which is dealer for Bobcat and Weycor machines in the Netherlands. The third company is Gencom which is dealer of Doosan portable power What do you like to do in your free time, except Tractor Pulling? 
Berrie Boer: Spending time with my girlfriend and making our new house ready. What do you like on Tractor Pulling? 
Berrie Boer: The constantly development of technic. Always trying to think about new things so you are always 1 step ahead of the competition. What was your first Tractor Pulling event?  
Berrie Boer: The Flevohof in The Netherlands I think it was 1994. What is your favourite Event / Pulling track?
Berrie Boer: Pulltown USA (Bowling Green) and Made (NL). When and where do you have driven a Pulling Tractor for the first time?  
Berrie Boer: Bernay 2007. The Screamin’ Bobcat TWD. What was your biggest success?
Berrie Boer: To many to cal. 8 times European Champion in Light Modified but also winning this year an session in Tomah and Bowling Green is special. The Championship with the Bobcat Jr. in the PPL last year was also special. Which Pulling classes do you like too?  
Berrie Boer: I like mini the most and then Light Modified, Modified and then Unlimited (from light to heavy ;) ). I also really like to watch Pro Stocks. What was your biggest disappointment?  
Berrie Boer: Losing the famous Bowling Green ring this year with just only 20cm to go, the Tractor jumped out of gear. I already had the ring halfway my finger. Which things must be change in the future of the Tractor Pulling sport?  
Berrie Boer: An less busy schedule and better prepared tracks. It’s also important to promote the sport to (young) people. A lot of people are thinking, I’m not able to join that sport. Give them some basic information and motivation to join Tractor Pulling as an competitor. What's your plans for the future in Tractor Pulling?
Berrie Boer: To have an lot of fun and hoping to win some more big events in the USA and Europe. What was for you the most important moment in the sport?
Berrie Boer: That we became friends with the Dirtslinger Team in the USA and they threat us as Family. It’s real special that people that share the same passion can work so good together and achieves wins and championships. What was your favourite Pulling Tractor project in the workshop during a winter? 
Berrie Boer: This winter to built an lot of Mini chassis for USA costumers. Something you want to say? 
Berrie Boer: Keep people updated by pullingworld. It’s nice to see and the reports of Teams are an motivation to anybody to built or buy their own Pulling Tractor. Thank you for your time and good luck !

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