Tuesday, April 17, 2007



posted by Señor Enrique at 6:33 AM


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the seventh pic..

Siguro mas maganda kung may group na naka-penguin costume.. hehehe

April 17, 2007 7:14 AM  

Blogger U.T.O.Y said...

señor alam mo bang nag aplay ako minsan sa dragon boat team hehehe...twas one of my widest dreams when i was very fit then. promise ko pag naging healthy uli ako i'm gonna be fulfilling this dream...heheh

April 17, 2007 8:54 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, I love the way you capture the whole event, talaga!


How many participants were there?

April 17, 2007 10:29 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the colourful uniforms. Great shots on the last three posts. :)

April 17, 2007 11:18 AM  

Blogger Unknown said...

Galeng ng mga pictures :) Alam nyo po ba like utoy-- started joining the UP team before. The training was hard to say the least. You have to be there at 4 am sharp to do the warm up of jogging and at least if i remember it right 50 push ups- my gulay na shock ang tulog ko pang katawan. Ang saya the newbies paddle at the end of the boat.kung nasa left side ka ng boat dun ka na lagi-- kaya lokohan namin muscle imbalance dahil yung right mo maliit na hahahhaha. kaya di na ako nag tuloy ahahha

:) saya pa rin --

April 17, 2007 12:09 PM  

Blogger Watergirl said...

Oh my, I was there last Sunday! I watched a bit of the race, then walked to MYC to go sailing! I think my friend Carole is in one of your pics too, but her hats jammed on tight and am not sure it's her.

April 17, 2007 1:34 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

The gloomy cloudy skyline is the most challenging to photograph, Rhoda. Not much you can do with it other than to include less of the skyline as much as possible.

You do have a point: they could've been more creative with their costumes :)

April 17, 2007 5:14 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

One of the members told us that they have a cancer survivor as a team member, Utoy! As I've said, if only I were years younger, I'd love to trin and join this sport. I enjoy the sense of team unity I get from all the participants!

Hey, good luck and trust you'll be back to being 100 percent so I can take your photo on next year's dragon boat race, Utoy!

April 17, 2007 5:18 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Problem was, Kyels, they had no press release sheets for the media available. Their Website is not at all updated either. Nonetheless, there were many but I wasn't able to count the total number of teams.

Many thanks, Kyels :)

April 17, 2007 5:19 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Thanks, Irene!

They could've been more colorful and creative with their uniforms as Rhoda suggested.

April 17, 2007 5:21 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

The UP women's team was there, Daisy!

I can imagine the rigid discipline involved in this kind of sport. But you know what, you can see that most of the participants are in great shape with great bods!

Oo nga ano? Muscle imbalance ang labas. Pwedde kaya alternatve seat assignments?

April 17, 2007 5:24 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Small world, isn't it, Mila?

The Baywalk had a lot of people at the break of dawn! But eventually thinned out by noon. Great place to be in the morning to do some physical exercises :)

Wow! Sailing! Cool :)

April 17, 2007 5:26 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ang ganda naman ng kulay nila. Cguro ang ganda tignan pag sabay sabay na silang nag ro-row.

April 18, 2007 12:34 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

Even the synchronized manner they steer away from the dock, Ferdz, is dictated by the beat of the drum, which was really quite something to watch. Yes, very colorful affair, indeed :)

April 18, 2007 7:58 PM  

Blogger sheilamarie said...

so colorful! ang ganda to look at, eric =)

April 18, 2007 9:02 PM  

Blogger Señor Enrique said...

But the uniform of the team from your alma mater, Sheilamarie, is black. They could've chosen a more vibrant color, no?

April 18, 2007 9:09 PM  

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