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  1. Paddling their way to glory

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung The canoe team from Tsang Pik Shan Secondary School had a great year in 2010 and is fast becoming a powerhouse at inter-school and local youth tournaments. Part ... sports,' he said. On Saturdays, Jeff added, he was supposed to train both in canoeing and windsurfing. He has opted for windsurfing because he trains in canoeing twice on weekdays. A pivotal member ...

  2. Queen Maud girls rule the river with record-tying 12th successive title

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung The 2010 Secondary School Canoe Competition had its serious as well as lighter moments. While HKMLC Queen Maud Secondary School were one of the big winners, some beginners found ... from Tsang Pik Shan Secondary School won three gold, one silver and one bronze medal. Jeff, who is also a windsurfer, hopes his performance would enable him to join the Hong Kong canoe youth ...

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    Adventure inspires others to paddle their own canoe

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 03:47pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Paddling a canoe around Hong Kong’s shorelines – about 275 kilometres – outdoor sports instructor Ken Lee Wai-kam was able to see a whole different side to the city. The quieter, more remote and rural coastline, a less frenetic pace, and the faces of friendly – if not, on occasion, astonished – villagers, who would show kindness as the two canoes showed up. Lee, ...

  4. Grasping the paddle with zeal

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on something else: a brand new canoe. Norris is a Form Seven student at Beacon College in Yuen Long and one of the city's few canoe polo players. The sport is not supported by the Hong Kong Sports ... because of temperature changes. 'But that is still way better than the boats I shared with other players [at the Hong Kong Canoe Union].' The plastic canoe Norris bought is of the type ...

  5. Boost for Macau's canoe polo

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung For four years, a group of boys from Macau has come to Hong Kong to take part in the Winter Canoe Polo Open Championship. Once again, they gathered at the Wan Chai Swimming Pool ... Wong Hou-meng- are all from Baia do Mar Canoe Club in Macau. They had a perfect start, beating a student team from Kwun Tong Sports Promotion Association 5-0. Then Terry, the goalkeeper, left ...

  6. Bemusement and beer for axed canoeing coach

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... as China's canoeing and kayak coach on Wednesday. But it's the shock of his sacking, not the beer, that is affecting his grey matter, it seems. 'My concentration is gone. I forgot to bring ... canoeing and kayak coaches who guided German paddlers to 18 Olympic gold medals in a 14-year reign. You might have thought that such a glowing resume would guarantee job security for life; ...

  7. Smooth sailing

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... like something from outer space. The 42.5-metre stunner is a trimaran, a type of boat based on the design of an outrigger canoe- but this is to an outrigger what a diamond is to a lump of coal. ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    GPS trackers fail to stop California parolees from rapes and murders

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:25pm by AP

    ... victims, a California police chief said. Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon, registered sex offenders, were wearing ankle bracelets when the women were killed last autumn, Anaheim police chief Raul Quezada said. Authorities at the news conference did not explain how Cano and Gordon, who are now in custody, allegedly managed to carry out the killings while under supervision, but Quezada said ...

  9. Ten Canoes

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the outside world would kill him. It's the sort of film that stays with you forever. De Heer likes to take chances and, mostly, they have worked. Such is the case with Ten Canoes- remarkably, ... of Aborigines in Arnhem Land. But the telling of the story has as much to do with the Carry On films in its slapstick flourishes and scatological humour. Ten Canoes is the shaggiest of shaggy dog ...

  10. A different way to sea life

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alf Alderson For the kind of adventure I was embarking on, a kayak was the only way to go. Not only can it get into places where nothing else can, any idiot can use one. Well, I'll qualify that- any idiot can use one in calm conditions. Dealing with ...




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