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Shenzhen kayakers rescued from Chek Chau thank medics for care

Two mainlanders who spent eight hours in the sea and almost 48 hours on an uninhabited island after being tossed out of their kayak have thanked the Hong Kong hospital where they are recovering.

Friday, 28 December, 2012, 5:21am

athlete of the week

Name: Lawrence Wan Man-ho School: Queen's College Grade: Form Four Sport: Canoeing (kayak boat)


28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

French pair win kayak-run race

French duo Adrien Choux and Damien Levy won the Teva Kayak n Run race at Deep Water Bay yesterday. They finished the four-kilometre kayak and six-kilometre trail run in one hour, 37 minutes and 29 seconds, holding off a stiff challenge from Guillaume Calloud and Bruce Pye. 'It was tough, especially the hike up Mount Nicholson, during which I twisted an ankle and cut myself,' Choux said.

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Endurance race proves a true test

Five young participants demonstrated that it takes good physical strength, careful training, strong team spirit and iron will to complete a gruelling endurance race scheduled for 36 hours.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Wai-lon splashes to five golds

Fourteen-year-old student from Tin Shui Wai Methodist College steals show

Wong Wai-lon has become one of the biggest winners in the 2007 Inter-school Canoeing Competition after he bagged five gold medals along the Shing Mun River in Sha Tin.

19 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Chalupsky keen to win yet another one on the rough seas

Here's a contrast in scenery. There are the waters of Tahiti and Hawaii, South Africa and Australia, each painted in a different shade of blue. There is sun, sometimes there are clouds, but outside, the water is always challenging with unpredictable waves and swells. Then there are the waters indoors, inside a giant pool where the water is challenging, but predictable.

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Beach Party

Summer is nearly over and it's almost time to head back to school. Now may be your last chance to enjoy the summer sun, so why not throw a beach party with plenty of water sports to keep your friends entertained?


16 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

It's all in the game

If there was a prize for the Asia Miles Action Asia Challenge Hong Kong 2006 unluckiest losers of the year, it would go to the North Face team of local pair Ryan Blair and Piers Touzel in the final leg of the series at Tai Lam Cheung in Tsuen Wan yesterday.

11 Dec 2006 - 12:00am



7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Water activities

The Youth Multi-Water Sports course is run by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

Running for five full-day classes, it is open to members ($3,000) and non-members (up to $3,930).

The minimum age is nine and participants must be competent swimmers.

The course includes activities such as sailing, kayaking, raft building and wake boarding.

19 Aug 2005 - 12:00am