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Space Coast Dragon Boat Camp 2024

As a 4-year paddler, the time seemed right to make my way to a dragon boat training camp, Space Coast Dragon Boat Camp, located in Melbourne, Florida. There were many factors for me to consider before committing to this – accommodations, transportation, finance, just to name a few. I wondered if the training would be […]

Bryan Kelly – Trainer Extraordinaire!

Bryan Kelly is the Owner of SMBS Personal Training and Wellness Studio, located in Hamilton, Ontario. I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Bryan Kelly to ask him about his role as a Personal Trainer. Bryan has been instrumental in working with our team and with our team members individually to help build […]


Why I Paddle

Judy Anne joined Knot a Breast in 2006. She paddled in four IBCPC (International Breast Cancer Paddlers Commission) Dragon Boat Festivals, including the most recent festival in New Zealand. When the opportunity to paddle in the New Zealand festival presented itself, Judy Anne knew that she wanted to take part. Having been to three prior […]

My First Paddle- Lori-Anne Cunningham

This is the reflection of my first time out paddling in June 2021! It seems like a long time ago now, but it is wonderful to remember how I felt that first evening out on the water. Tonight, it finally happened. Covid had deterred us from the water for too long! 562 days after joining Knot a Breast, […]

2022 Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Kathy Levy founder of Knot A Breast

This afternoon our team celebrated our Coach & KAB Founder, Kathy Levy’s induction at the “2022 Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame” event held at Michelangelo’s Banquet Centre. Kathy, your results speak for themselve. You put in the hard work, and you succeeded as a result. Your self-motivation and dedication inspires us all to do more, […]


Knot a Breast: Finish! A Fundraising Success

During the 2020-21 season, the world COVID-19 pandemic suspended dragon boating, and many of Knot A Breast’s fund-raising activities. We are very grateful to KAB team member and amateur artist, Norma Moores, who turned to art as an alternative activity and then turned her artwork into an opportunity to raise funds for our team.  Norma […]

KAB Chats: Teammate Interview #1 with Geri Schweinbenz

The Knot A Breast Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team (KAB) is made up of a very diverse, interesting group of women who come from all walks of life. Our team members are all wonderful examples of survivorship, athleticism, resilience and camaraderie. We have team members who have been with the team since its inception […]


2019 Winter Training Begins!

Now that we’ve enjoyed the holidays, it’s time to get down to serious business. Dryland/Pool practices are every Monday at 7 p.m. We alternate between group fitness training in the gym and a poolside practice focusing on technique. Training is held at the Hamilton YWCA at 75 McNab St S. If you are a breast […]