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優勝、おめでとう! Hideki Matsuyama 松山英樹 His first victory in America

Hideki Matsuyama 
Matsuyama’s first PGA Tour win made him the youngest player to win the Memorial. He joined a list of Japanese champions on PGA Tour, after Shigeki Maruyama (three wins), Isao Aoki and Ryuji Imada. “To win my first PGA Tour event is enough, but to win it here at Mr. Nicklaus’ course, it really gives me a lot of confidence now...

THE JAX FIRE DRAGONS

Jax Fir Dragon
The JAX Fire Dragons are North Florida’s first and most successful competitive dragon boat racing team. Founded in 2012, the club is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization dedicated to fostering the many health and social benefits of paddling a dragon boat. Our roster consists of 65 paddlers ranging in age from 15 to 73 and we race in mixed,...

Dueling Dragons Sparks Our Community

We are so proud of our Orlando community and its Dragon Boat efforts. Especially rewarding is our cops and teens Dueling Dragons teams.  Yes teams, as this year we have expanded to two boats of paddlers and lowered the age of our teen paddlers to middle school. Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the photo album, visit www.facebook.com/asiatrend) Founded in 2011, The Dueling Dragons...

Acupressure for Eyestrain Relief

Eyestrain Relief
Acupressure DIY at Home: Eyestrain or asthenopia, occurs when your eyes become fatigued and overworked from monotonous visual activities and tasks such as computer use, reading, or excessive smartphone usage. Symptoms of eyestrain can include eye fatigue, burning and pain of the eyes, blurry vision, watery or dry eyes, light sensitivity and even headache. Although eyestrain generally is not serious and usually...

Japanese community welcomes the Men’s National Team of Japan in Tampa for two pre-World Cup matches

Japan soccer team
The All Japan soccer team arrived in Florida on May 29th for final conditioning towards the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. On the following day, Coach Zaccheroni, the 23 players, 2 trainers and coaching staff began endurance and game strategy practice in the humidity and heat, simulating real matches in Brazil. In this camp, the team aimed to increase...

Commitment. Effort. Sacrifice: SWEAT

SWEAT team
Meet SWEAT. This team really showed up at this years Walgreens Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival Presented by PepsiCo when they raised over $22, 000 in honour of four women close to their hearts. 1. When was your team formed and what is the story behind your team name?  Our team was formed on September 22, 2012 and I remember that...

International Indian Film Academy brings “Bollywood Oscars” to Tampa

Kevin Spacey, Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Farhan Aktar Lungi Dance
The International Indian Film Academy  showcased  India’s film industry and stars in Tampa at the  15th Videocon D2H IIFA Weekend and Tata Motors IIFA Awards during April 23-26.  For the first time, the “Bollywood Oscars” were held in the United States and Tampa. At the opening news conference, officials and community leaders looked back at the months of planning and...

CALLING ALL CENTRAL FLORIDA MARTIAL ARTISTS: You are cordially challenged to attend this summer’s 16th Annual International Chinese Martial Arts Tournament!

On the weekend of July 11-13th, the largest Chinese Martial Arts Championship in North America is coming to the Orlando area. The event will be held at the gracious Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee. Taking place in our own ‘back yard’, this event is the crown jewel of the entire global International Chinese Martial Arts Tournament Circuit & is...

Galloping in Style at the St. Patrick’s Night Parade

Rough Riders’ St. Patrick’s night parade
SACA (Suncoast Association of ChineseAmericans) dragon boat team celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 15, 2014 by participating in the Rough Riders’ St. Patrick’s night parade in downtown Ybor City (Tampa), Florida. This St. Patrick’s night parade was the largest in the southeast region. It’s like New Orleans style Mardi Gras in Florida! Over 20,000 people crowed downtown Ybor City...

The Power of the Dragon: Bridging a Gap

Dueling Dragons
Founded in 2011, The Dueling Dragons of Orlando Dragon Boat Team (aka “Cops and Kids”) is an unlikely partnership between at-risk teens and officers from the Orlando Police Department who have joined together to become a one-of-akind, competitive, year-round racing team. The Kids come from the City of Orlando’s Operation Positive Direction, Parramore Kidz Zone, and the Orlando Parks...
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