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Jul 23, 2009

Paddler Spotlight - Sammi!


Hometown?
Sammi:
Chatsworth, Ca

Birthday?
Sammi:
4/6

Favorite Food(s)?
Sammi:
L&L Hawaiian BBQ :D, Thai Food, Boba
(see Poll on the right)

How long have you been paddling for?
Sammi:
2 ½ years?

Why do you paddle?
Sammi:
Good workout, extraordinary people

Are you a better Paddler when you are Happy or Angry?
Sammi:
Probably when I’m happy, because I paddle with more confidence.

Favorite or notable Space Dragon moment(s)?
Sammi:
Hmmmmm hehe ^^ when I chest-bumped Tran to the floor in Alcan. SORRY TRAN! (Ed Note: MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!)

How do you prepare yourself for a Race?
Sammi:
Visualize what I’m about to do and tell myself that I can do it.

Any hobbies, activities, interests outside of paddling?
Sammi:
Surfing, hanging out with friends, rock climbing, biking, hiking

OH, and driving!

Any advice for new Paddlers?
Sammi:
The first practice is always the most difficult, but keep coming out! You’ll get the hang of it, and pretty soon, you’ll be a pro!

Paddling-wise, any particular goals for yourself or the team?
Sammi:
I would like to go to Vancouver again so the women’s team can make it into the guts and glory race.
And when dragonboating becomes an Olympic sport, I want to be on team USA! :D hahaha


If you could change one thing about the Team, what would it be?
Sammi:
Nothing :]

Favorite part about being a Space Dragon?
Sammi:
I get to choose where we eat after practice.

You have a single brother or sister. What Space Dragon would you consider hooking them up with?
Sammi:
UHHH, pass.

Most interesting character you've met through the team?
Sammi:
Kevin Mak? He’s so silly x]

Any interesting facts about yourself - or secrets that you want to divulge?
Sammi:
Hmm, I don’t really have any secrets?

Who got you into Space dragons/Dragonboating?
Sammi:
Tammy and my dad

How did you meet him/her?
Sammi:
Dad worked with Tammy
And
He’s my dad?