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Oct 27, 2009

Paddler Spotlight - Blanca!


Hometown?
Blanca:
Paramount CA

Birthday?
Blanca:
Jan 26

Favorite Food(s)?
Blanca:
Fish tacos, ceviche, Lee’s sandwiches, pho, Indian food, ice cream, yogurt, L&L after practice, sushi, and all the good food that Turtle’s mom makes!!

How long have you been paddling for?
Blanca:
1 year!! YAY!!!

Why do you paddle?
Blanca:
IT’S FUN!!! Great workout

Are you a better Paddler when you are Happy or Angry?
Blanca:
OH definitely when I’m angry!! (FULL FURY)

Favorite or notable Space Dragon moment(s)?
Blanca:
(Tempe) Tammy grabbing a strangers butt at the paddler’s dinner, then telling the guy that it was Deej who grabbed him. (Big LB) Ceez and Phil kissing!!! (classical). Women’s race (TI) was just awesome!!!

How do you prepare yourself for a Race?
Blanca:
Running, cycling, and attending practice more than usual. I cut down on fatty foods and beer..

Any hobbies, activities, interests outside of paddling?
Blanca:
FISHING, shopping, running, movie nights and cycling..oohhh and relaxing at home with my kitty.

Any advice for new Paddlers?
Blanca:
Make the most out of every practice and do other workouts during the week.

Paddling-wise, any particular goals for yourself or the team?
Blanca:
Improve my technique and loose a couple of pounds by Tempe 2010

If you could change one thing about the Team, what would it be?
Blanca:
I don’t think I would want to change anything… Things will change as we go..

Favorite part about being a Space Dragon?
Blanca:
Getting to know different people, tournaments are always fun, and what other team would have a (roach, mouth and fist) that they travel with ….

You have a single brother or sister. What Space Dragon would you consider hooking them up with?
Blanca:
Everyone!!! I would pimp them out to the team..lol

Most interesting character you've met through the team?
Blanca:
Well this is hard.. I would have to say Tran...

Any interesting facts about yourself - or secrets that you want to divulge?
Blanca:
Have no secrets :)

Who got you into Space Dragons/Dragon boating and How did you meet him/her?
Blanca:
Ceez.. I used to work with him and he would brag about how fun dragonboating was so I was like “what the heck, I will try it.. just one time”