Archive for June, 2009

B-Boy Dancing [BKK]

(Jun 30, 2009) B-Boy (Break-Boy) dancing in Thailand is a popular activity for students and young people in Thailand. Although the B-Boy “...

The Era of Marriage (Spouse) Hunting

(Jun 30, 2009) Right now in Japan, the word of the minute (and this word will most likely win this year’s Wordsmiths award!?” is ...

Sepaktaraw

(Jun 30, 2009) Sepaktakraw is still not something commonly known, but it’s certainly something that’s slowly getting public attentio...

Pole Dancing in KL

(Jun 30, 2009) Forget salsa, and put away your ballroom dancing shoes. For the women (and men!) out there who really want a dance routine that c...

Vovinam – The Pride of Vietnam’s Martial Artists

(Jun 30, 2009) Thuy flew high, kicked and used both legs to grasp, and trip a French soldier. It’s the most catchy scene in the Vietnames...

Futsal Mushrooms in KL

(Jun 30, 2009) Futsal is nothing new to the KL scene. Ever since it gained popularity several years ago, futsal has been the sporting activity o...

Formula Racing

(Jun 30, 2009) <Roy Chiu in Formula Renault 2000 (testing session), February of 2009> It’s a game, a game of concentration, a game o...

KL Swings the Bat

(Jun 30, 2009) Take me out to the baaaalll game… lalalala… sound familiar? Of course it does, it’s that catchy little tune tha...

Steps of the Soul of Youth

(Jun 30, 2009) Among today’s youth, there is just as many, or even more, dancers than musicians. At night, at the nearby station where I us...

Parkour (跑酷) in China

(Jun 30, 2009) The parkour (跑酷)/free-running scene has been gaining steam over the past few years in China, and you can find videos of trace...

Gacgaroo Makes KLites Hopping Mad

(Jun 29, 2009) If you think walking on stilts or jumping on a pogo stick is challenging, try a sport that’s pretty much the combination o...

Vietnamese Pen Spinners

(Jun 29, 2009) If you have too much time on your hands, take part in pen spinning (PS). This sport isn’t something new or hard to do. I be...

Vietnam: BBoying is dead, Parkouring is on the rise

(Jun 29, 2009) Warning: The article contains some French terms. So make sure you pronounce them right. Parkour: [paʁˈkuʁ], Traceur: /tʁa.se...

Move over Barbie – Blythe Dolls Are Taking Over

(Jun 28, 2009) We all know Barbie, that hot leggy blond that’s been around for what, 50 years now? Us girls would be able to relate more, ...

KL Runs Free

(Jun 27, 2009) When you were a kid, didn’t you enjoy running wild and free with your friends at the park, chasing after each other in tha...