(2001 - )
Frode has been a fancier since the age of 12, and pigeon sport has been his no. 1 interest since then. At present, he races pigeons in Denmark together with his friend Aage Møller Jensen.
They race under the team-name “Jensen & Brakstad, 068” in the region of North-West Jutland, the section 053 of the Danish Racing Pigeon Association.
They have been very successful since their startup as the team before the 2010 season, and the years since they have been among the most-winning loft in their region concerning ace pigeons and championships, both sprint, medium distance and long distance races.
Strains are basically Louis Deleus, Flor Vervoort, De Rauw Sablon and Jan Arden (Kees de Baas), although other top birds have been introduced as well. See our articles on facebook.com/pigeonvitality ad other articles on this website for the winning details.
Frode held a Ph.D. in Chemistry, and following his position as R & D manager in the Hydro Agri Animal Nutrition group, he developed and patented the Pigeon Vitality Product “Improver,” and since then all the other products in the Pigeon Vitality series.
He founded the Pigeon Vitality company in 2001, and still innovation, field experience, a good network with many fanciers and scientists all over the world, results in new performance enchanting products being launched
Frode has also always been an active person within organizational work to be done in the club, section and federation, among his positions, are the member of the board (2008-9) and president (2009-13) of the Norwegian Racing Association (NBF) and the Scandinavian Racing Pigeon Association (2012-13).
In 2012 he achieved a medal of honor for his enthusiastic work through the years at both federation – and national level.