Entries by cindyc

Canada Day Parade

A Canada Day Story – July 1, 2010 My cup runneth over! It all started when I sent out an email to all of the fine women in my dragon boating organization. This isn’t just any dragon boating organization. This is a group of breast cancer survivors who paddle their hearts out every spring and summer to make […]

Scotiabank Half Marathon

The real rain held off until the last of the runners/walkers crossed the finish line.  Our Abreast In A Boat group of volunteers unwrapped and arranged the 4500 medals for the marathoners.  It was exciting to applaud all the finishers and present the beautiful medals.  The first runner came in at 1 hour, 4+ minutes.  […]

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival – June 19 & 20th Friday, June 18th Well, Linda and I had an unexpected cameo this morning on City TV. After some chats with the crew when we first arrived, they decided to change their plans and interview us separately from the other crews. They did a great […]


CBCF Awareness Day

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation held its 18th Annual Awareness day Luncheon May 6, 2010, at the Vancouver Fairmont Hotel. Several AIAB members attended the event as guests and several as volunteers. The emcees for the luncheon were Pamela Martin, Anchor, CTV News and Valerie Casselton, Executive Editor of the Vancouver Sun. The guest speaker […]

Boat Show

It was a cool rainy Saturday morning on Granville Island where AIAB members Patricia Tanaka, Carol Dale, Jenny Yule, Beth Greer and Susan Anthony manned the Info Booth. Meanwhile, Sheila Blair, Bunny Rosse and Carol Short manned the Info Booth at the Vancouver Marina Boat Show in Richmond.

Kamini Jain & Heather Innes

Congratulations to Kamini Jain and Heather Innes Kamini Jain, our AIAB Coaching Advisor, has been named Crew Director of Canada’s National Premier Open (men’s) and Premier Mixed teams. She will be preparing the athlete’s for the 2011 IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships August 1-7, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. Heather Innes has been named Steersperson […]

AIAB at the Sledge Hockey Game

AIAB at the Sledge Hockey Game March 13, 2010 AIAB at the Sledge Hockey Game – at the UBC Thunderbird Arena on March 13, 2010.  Canada wins 4-0 over a strong Italian team. Thirty AIAB fans were on hand to watch the fast action, skill and determination of our sledge hockey paralympians. Thanks to Barb […]

CIBC Run for the Cure

The Abreast In A Boat team was blessed with a beautiful sunny day for our 13th Annual CIBC Run for the Cure benefiting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Our team of 30+ family, friends and fellow paddlers were out bright and early on Sunday morning to take part in what has become an AIAB tradition. […]