Entries by Norma Moores

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, KAB member 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 […]

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 […]

Signs of Spring: Boats in the water

The sure signs of spring are often thought to be robins and daffodils. But for dragon boat paddlers like Knot A Breast Cancer Survivor members, there is only one significant symbol of the shift from winter to spring: boats in the water. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, the three Welland dragon boats, weighing about 600 […]

Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Workouts

It’s finally April and our breast cancer survivor teammates are eager to get outside! There are so many benefits from working out outdoors — from increased Vitamin D levels to mood improvement. However, if we don’t take some precautions, we could quickly get injured. 1. GO SLOW Every website we visited listed this piece of […]

Hamilton Bulldogs Fund-raiser: everyone scores!

The Knot A Breast Dragon Boat Team partnered up with the OHL Hamilton Bulldogs for our annual hockey fund-raiser on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019. The Bulldogs played against the London Knights at The Dog Pound (nickname for First Ontario Centre). Everyone scored some fun and some were winners. Knot A Breast team members and family sold […]