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2018 March Madness Dragon Boat Paddle Design Tournament

2018 March Madness Dragon Boat Paddle Design Tournament

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On Monday March 12th, Hornet Watersport's 2018 March Madness Dragon Boat Paddle Design Tournament was underway!            This competition is a lot of fun for us and for all our paddling friends out there around the world. Some of you might be wondering why we have we named our design contest after March Madness.  One of the reasons we chose this popular nickname for the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division 1 basketball tournament is that the brackets used for arranging the 64 teams that are selected is an easy way to present the 16 paddle designs in...

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The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

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          Hornet Watersports is proud of our continued partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast...

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How to Use a Rowing Machine

How to Use a Rowing Machine

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Rowing machine The rowing machine has the potential to be intimidating to those who haven't had much practice.  However, it is a great way to make your cardio routine more exciting once you have had a little practice.   This machine is very effective for strengthening legs and the all important core. It’s also great for burning calories. One thing we have to be very careful of when using this machine is any possible back injuries that can result. This type of injury can be avoided however, with the use of proper form and technique. Before we get into the instructions,...

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PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

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This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. Teams vary from highly competitive at one end of the spectrum to all-inclusive at the other end, with everything in between. Finding the right team for you is often a difficult process. Some paddlers find themselves wanting more of a competitive challenge, yet the club they belong to has more of a social focus. Other paddlers want to be on the race crew more often, yet their skill set isn’t developed enough and so they find themselves as a “spare” quite frequently. Some paddlers truly believe that they want to be on a more...

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IBCPC Partnership with Hornet Watersports

IBCPC Partnership with Hornet Watersports

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IBCPC Partnership  Hornet Watersports is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast cancer....

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