Quote Of The Day 15/02/2020

SATURDAY, 15/02/2020:

Source: https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/222857881530188454/

‘I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning, You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive.’

– Denice Envall

The A-Z of Dragon Boating.

Just for fun!

(Just for fun – all images have original sources attached!)

A is for…

Attention Please!

Are you ready?

Source: https://www.familyfuncanada.com/calgary/calgary-dragon-boat-festival/
Source: https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GB&biw=1366&bih=576&tbm=isch&sxsrf=ACYBGNQAJE7xbDfrNIusV6N3hogCAAZfCA%3A1574543926021&sa=1&ei=NqLZXelyrJbj4Q_QwIj4Bg&q=dragon+boat+butt+blisters+mem&oq=dragon+boat+butt+blisters+mem&gs_l=img.3...5176.5614..5888...0.0..0.228.818.0j2j2......0....1..gws-wiz-img.h5J9m4Pqh0s&ved=0ahUKEwjp5ZKboYHmAhUsyzgGHVAgAm8Q4dUDCAc&uact=5#imgrc=EvnOgkAkajP3bM:

B is for…

Butt Blisters.

Don’t be like Grumpy Cat.

Get a seat-pad if you want to survive.

C if for…

Competitions.

We take them pretty seriously.

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1an271/friends_mum_about_dragon_boats/
Source: https://www.mindanews.com/photo-of-the-day/2016/09/davao-rules/

D is for…

Dig it in!

Stop the boat!!

E is for…

Easy!

Well, the sport isn’t, but the command is!

Source: https://www.bellingencourier.com.au/story/4888131/urunga-dragon-boat-team-makes-the-finals-at-ballina-regatta/
Source: https://www.pinterest.com.au/oliviakong/dragon-boat/

F is for…

Friends.

You’re gonna make a lot of fanatical friends.

G is for…

GO!

When they say go, you GO!

Source: http://www.seadragons.net.au/come-n-try-dragon-boat-racing/
Source: Imgflip.com

H is for…

Hit and Glide.

Y’all know what I’m talking about.

I is for…

Ignition.

Another word for the ‘Strokes’. AKA MUSCLES.

Source: https://www.hamers360fitness.co.uk/arm-workouts-for-women/
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J is for…

Jerseys!

You can’t have a team without the Jerseys!

K if for…

Keep Your Eyes on The Prize!

How many times has your coach told you off for this one?

Source: https://www.facebook.com/429482837145012/photos/a.435972779829351/1093652720728017/?type=1&theater
Source: https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/forums/forums/topic/how-do-you-explain-ms-fatigue-to-others/

L is for…

Let it Run!

What you look like when the coach finally says: ‘let it run!’

M is for…

Mornings.

The first half of training is just trying to wake up.

Source: http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/352iaa
Source: https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/161144492895922062/?lp=true

N is for…

NOW!

Literally every coach… ever.

O is for…

Opposition.

Okay, so maybe we’re not as aggressive as Kenny Powers, but a bit of healthy competition doesn’t go astray!

Source: http://www.kennypowersfanclub.com/memes/
Source: https://www.pinterest.com.au/mimiecoco/dragon-boat/

P is for…

POWER!

Sometimes I think the Spartans had it easier…

Q is for…

Quick.

Super quick. FYI, Dragon Boaters can make the boat go SUUUPER quick.

Source: https://www.dragonboatvictoria.com.au/representative-teams/auroras/
Source: https://makeameme.org/meme/brace-yourself-dragonboat

R is for…

Race Day.

Prepare to get up super early, get super sun burnt and wear super damp clothes all day.

S is for…

Sweep.

Where would we be without our sweeps? Nowhere. The answer is nowhere.

Source: http://paddlechica.com/great-head-and-tail-the-importance-of-your-steer-and-drummer/
Source: https://www.tutorialspoint.com/dragon_boating/dragon_boating_quick_guide.htm

T is for…

Technique.

It’s all about the technique!

U is for…

Unload.

Hopefully not quite like this.

Source: https://www.odt.co.nz/slideshow-section/from-our-files/odt-best-2009-jane-dawber
Source: http://www.dragonboatsa.com/auroras/

V is for…

Victory!

There is no better feeling than working hard all season and scoring gold!

W is for…

Water Bottles.

Where do they even COME from?!

Source: https://imgflip.com/i/2l3hou
Source: https://eugephemisms.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/30-thoughts-every-dragon-boater-has-before-the-race/

X is for…

Xaern.

In case you don’t know what this word means, trust me, you’ll know how it feels…

Xaern = enjoying something so much you begin to hate how much you like it. YEP.

Y is for…

Yoga.

Y’all gonna need it, trust me.

Source: https://www.amorboutiquehotel.com/reduce-vacation-stress
Source: https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/238339005262289902/?lp=true

Z is for…

Zest For Life!

All my fellow paddlers will understand the feeling!

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Quote Of The Day 05/04/2019

FRIDAY, 05/04/2019:

Source: https://weheartit.com/entry/317128698?context_page=9&context_query=sun+wave+photography&context_type=search

‘And I wonder why it seems that all these good things just grow and die… Maybe that’s just love, it lifts you up and it kills you, all at the same damn time.’

– Ziggy Alberts

Quote Of The Day 03/03/2019

SUNDAY, 03/03/2019:

Source: https://weheartit.com/entry/307770066?context_page=12&context_query=clock+photography&context_type=search

‘Time is the enemy of lovers. Worse even than the frank light of day.’

– Joyce Carol Oates

Quote Of The Day 02/03/2019

SATURDAY, 02/03/2019:

Source: https://weheartit.com/entry/317221219?context_page=7&context_query=ocean+cliff&context_type=search

‘Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean.’

– Haruki Murakami

Quote Of The Day 18/01/2019

FRIDAY, 18/01/2019:

Source: https://weheartit.com/entry/221191962?context_page=21&context_query=stingray&context_type=search

‘Recognize the remarkable individuals in your life who help you envision a world far beyond yourself.’

– Bill Courtney