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    Posted Aug 09th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro may be a dream for most people, but now you can get an idea of what it might be like with the new omnimax show at the Hong Kong Space Museum. Kilimanjaro- To the Roof of Africa will allow audiences to experience up close the immense distances, the challenges and the profound mysteries when climbing one of the highest mountains in the world. ...

  2. View from the top

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Close calls have not deterred mountaineer from realising his dream, writes Jonathan Powell If you enjoy hiking, be prepared, for it may lead you to unimaginable heights. One man, who once ... mountaineers, lived in Hong Kong for two years. The 42-year-old American visited the SAR last week to share his mountain-climbing experiences with local enthusiasts. Best known for his remarkable ...

  3. A memorable day for school sports stars

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... MORE THAN 70 individual and team school sports champions will receive their trophies at today's awards ceremony. It will be an especially memorable day for the individual award-winners who include badminton ace Janice Lau Chi-kay, hockey and volleyball queen Katherine Mountain (left), triathlon dynamo Derwin Chan King- chung, and speedy rugby player Rowan Varty. As Rowan ...

  4. Top local cyclists battle for road race honours

    Posted Oct 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... in last week's mountain-bike race in Nanjing, and he has had good results in Asian tour road races recently. Although he started as a mountain biker, he also trains with us full-time in road ... for their endurance. It is a four- to five-hour race. We know our guys have the ability to win.' The cycling squad tuned up for the National Games with three months of altitude training in a mountainous ...

  5. Locals hope to scale new heights

    Posted Dec 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... from top international athletes. 'The best young climbers from around the region are competing,' said Shirman So Wai-ting, of the Hong Kong Mountaineering Union (HKMA) who ... sanctioned by the International Mountaineering Federation. ...

  6. Top student athletes to be honoured

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... of the Year is badminton ace Janice Lau Chi-kay of Diocesan Girls' School. In the co-ed category, rugby player Rowan Varty of King George V School and hockey player Kathy Mountain from Island ...

  7. Bike champion to show off his skills

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A world champion will display his mountain bike skills in Hong Kong tomorrow. Four-time World Trial Bike champion Petr Kraus will conduct a demonstration at Lai Chi Kok Park's Skateboard Arena at 2pm. Kraus, from the Czech Republic, is a former world record holder for the trial-bike 'high jump'. Apart from demonstrating a series of advanced technical ...

  8. Hong Kong duo on long-distance mission

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. To paint a picture of the unfamiliar location, Honduras is a mountainous region mostly covered in forest, and shares borders with Guatemala, El Salvador ...

  9. Multi-talented stars reap rewards

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Championships in Brunei. The co-educational sportsgirl, Katherine Mountain of Island School, and sportsboy, Rowan Varty of King George V School (KGV), were absent and their trophies were presented ...

  10. Mission Antarctica

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... ice climbing on huge glaciers, and the expedition may even lead them to the summits of yet to be conquered mountains. Along the way they are sure to see some of the region's spectacular ...




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