Entries by Norma Moores

Life After Breast Cancer Conference 2019

By Carrie Brooks-Joiner, KAB member A handful of Knot A Breast team members attended the 10th Biennial Life After Breast Cancer Conference offered by the Juravinski Cancer Centre, October 25, 2019 at the Hamilton Convention Centre. We staffed a table in the trade show, proudly displayed a selection of trophies and medals, and tried to encourage as […]

Knot A Breast BBQs for MBYC

As Knot A Breast Dragon Boat Team winds down our on-water paddling season for 2019, we reflect on this outstanding year by recognizing the amazing support of our home base, Macassa Bay Yacht Club (MBYC). They do so much for us: provide a club house, boat dockage and storage, washrooms and showers, a pleasant garden […]

Cross-training KAB Paddles and Pedals

By Carrie Brooks-Joiner Many sports work specific muscle groups to a greater extent than others. As dragon boaters, Knot A Breast Breast Cancer Survivors focus on strengthening the shoulders, core and lats, and improving our overall cardio-fitness. While we have heard one of our coaches say that “dragon boaters don’t need strong legs,” our health […]

Corporate Team Building with Stryker

by Christine Carey, KAB member A team isn’t built in a day. It takes years of learning a stroke technique (and then re-learning a new stroke), adaptability within the dragon boat and desire to succeed. Building on the expert coaching from Kathy Levy, Knot A Breast Breast Cancer Survivor dragon boat team has exemplified the […]

Diary of a Knot A Breast “Newbie”

by Carolyn Lucier Saturday, July 6, 2019 Dear Diary, Hey, it’s me (again). Today was a BIG day! I participated in my first dragon boat race with the Knot A Breast (KAB) Breast Cancer Survivor Team at the Hamilton Waterfest Dragon Boat Festival. I am what KAB calls a “newbie”. As new members of this […]

Knot A Breast on Transit

Knot A Breast Dragon Boat Team is literally moving forward with celebrating 20 years of paddling in Hamilton. Look for our team photo on HSR buses, the Hamilton Waterfront Trust Trolley, and at Macassa Bay Yacht Club! The photo was taken by Don Wood, one of our fans and husband to teammate Kim Short, during […]

SOLD OUT: Nov. 8th, 2019 Rock N’ Jeans Fundraiser Dance / Party

Knot A Breast Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team presents: Rock n’ Jeans fundraiser dance / party with live music by Freedom Train. Friday, November 8th, 20197:30pm – 12:00am Tickets $30 per person or table of 8 for $200 available from team members or contact us!Food available for purchase!Prizes!Cash bar Location: Canadian Legion, Branch 163, 435 Limeridge […]

KAB 2019 Annual General Meeting

Knot A Breast Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team held their Annual General Meeting on May 11, 2019 at Macassa Bay Yacht Club (MBYC). Thirty members, the Board of Directors, Team Coach and Team Manager attended, approving the 2018 financial statements, committee reports and 2019 budget. Important business of the meeting included presenting the H.T. […]

Sarasota Training Camp 2019

By Kim Short, KAB Member There is no better way to kick off the dragon boat season than participating in a training camp, especially when one gets to paddle at the beautiful, world-class Nathan Benderson Park in sunny Sarasota, Florida. This year’s training camp was held on April 28 to May 4, 2019. Members of Welland’s […]