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  1. Winner Lee full of praise for inaugural HK mountain race

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Salomon Bonaqua Racing team member Peter Lee stole the show in the inaugural MSIG HK50 mountain run on Hong Kong Island yesterday, winning in 4 hours 7 minutes 30 seconds. 'I enjoyed it,' he said. 'Very good, nice course and very glad we didn't go up Violet Hill as would have died. It's perfect timing just three weeks before Trailwalker ...

  2. Novelist finds inspiration in the mountains

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am

    ... To fully capture the culture of Bhutan, Sze took several trips to the mountainous country to carry out research, which included treks across the foothills of the Himalayas and interviews ...

  3. A backdrop of mountain greenery

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One word springs to mind when you look out at the view that graces the back of Kerry Properties' luxury developments in the Mid-Levels. That word is green. Green because it is the dominant colour of the dramatic backdrop of verdant woodland which str ...

  4. Mountain ordeal

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Agroup of 20 Hong Kong students experienced a hiking scare while visiting the 4,500-metre Lenglong mountains on the border of Qinghai and Gansu provinces last month. They were among 110 students from two Hong Kong universities and two mainland universities on an excursion to see the glaciers in the mountainous area, and the hike was part of a tour ...

  5. Viva Pataca has Mountain to climb

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... riding. If he wins we're calling the coppers. The Cup's a showdown. Moore has unfinished business with Viva Pataca and Beadman wants to finish it but Eagle Mountain stands in the way. He'll have to get over him or around him or under him but mountains don't move. Or is there a double zero for the casino king? Jim Bolger has a way with the ladies- Alexander Goldrun proved ...

  6. Mountain biker Chan to wrap it up for HK

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Mountain biker Chan Chun-hing will be looking for a perfect ending when he lines up as the final Hong Kong Olympian competing in these Games on Saturday. Having failed to win ... competitive environment to pave the way for the future of the sport in Hong Kong. 'In fact, mountain biking fits the environment of Hong Kong as we have a lot of mountain areas fit for the event. ...

  7. HK riders grab top three places

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... ReCyko Action Asia Mountain Bike Series last Sunday. The race, held on November 18 at Tai Lam Chung Reservoir, was one of two races that forms the series organised by Action Asia. A total of 140 participants, made up of local road riders, mountain bike riders and adventure racers took part in the strong field. Competition was split into two categories. Endurance riders numbering 95 took part ...

  8. Overwhelmed by mountains of marketing junk

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Has it ever occurred to the advertising gurus that there is something called green marketing? When they conceive of their ingenious marketing campaigns, could they please take into consideration the wastage factor. One does not need to go as far as saving ...

  9. To hill and back

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Brice Minnigh

    ... A group of Hong Kong mountain bikers has just returned from one of the world's most gruelling international events. Competitor Brice Minnigh tells it like it was HONG KONG'S hilly terrain proved a good training ground for 12 local residents who recently travelled to Africa to compete in the world's longest mountain bike race, South Africa's Cape Epic. ...

  10. Sport

    No turning back

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... No turning back Hong Kong's Chan Chun-hing swerves as he makes a turn in the men's mountain bike race yesterday. He completed his Olympic dream by finishing a respectable 38th. ... as the 2014 Asian Games is my target. Then I'll see what will happen. I'll probably be a coach so I can help nurture Hong Kong mountain bikers." Only 40 of the 50 riders finished ...




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