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  1. Kite marked

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Heaver Kiteboarding has enjoyed a meteoric rise in profile from an underground recreational sport to a mainstream Olympic sailing event in less than 20 years. In 1995, when the pioneers of modern kiteboarding, French brothers Dominique and Bruno Legaignoux, introduced their kite to the market, there were probably less than 1,000 participants in the world. Now ...

  2. HK speakers take place among best in the world

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... representative in the 'interpretive reading' contest, reading a thoughtful passage from The Kite Runner. This year's team was Hong Kong's youngest. Madhav Menon and Alan Gigi, both ...

  3. Winds blow 'brothers' in different directions

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to go fly a kite. 'It is a pity windsurfing has had to make way for us,' Chau said. 'We are the only two board sports in sailing, the two disciplines which are the most accessible ... where sailors use a board, with or without foot-straps, combining it with the power of a large, controllable kite to zoom across the water. A narrow 19-17 decision won the day for kiteboarding ...


    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Norman treasures the Masters and its history. Nicklaus is a bit player through 54 holes with rounds of 74-71-69. Tom Kite, Nick Price, Tom Watson and Seve Ballesteros are in the hunt, ... a one-stroke victory over Norman and Tom Kite. It is Nicklaus' 18th Major championship, but also his last victory on the PGA Tour. Before the Masters, an Atlanta journalist wrote that Nicklaus ...

  5. 'Becalmed' windsurfer carries on regardless

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Games and World Championships,' he says. 'I don't really know much about kiteboarding [a sport where surfers are propelled while holding on to a kite], and I am not sure ...

  6. Summer fun

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eagle kite ($19.90) from Toys 'R' Us ...

  7. Skandia delivers classy display

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to retire from race four after blowing both kites. Paul Bankowski's Kerr 11.3, Jaywalker, trashed her spinnaker in a spectacular broach on the finish line. Struan's Drumstick, Moonblue ...

  8. HK vows to fight olympics exclusion

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sport which combines elements of wakeboarding, surfing, windsurfing and paragliding. Harnessing the power of the wind, large kites or sails propel the rider and the board across the water. ...

  9. United we stand

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'It also doesn't need expensive or complicated equipment, like kite surfing or windsurfing.' SUP can be done wherever there is water, and being surrounded by water, Hong Kong ...

  10. Super League has fan-tastic start

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Meryl Chow in Xi'an Dancing terra-cotta figures, flying dragons and more than 40,000 fans there for the launch The Chinese Super League kicked off in this northwest city yesterday with dancing terra-cotta figures, flying dragon kites and, against all odds, an enormous crowd. A total of 41,000 fans turned out, according to an official count by the organisers, at Xi'an's ...




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