Well the weather is finally looking on the up, and i'm play some chukkas at my local club just to keep in shape lol, cant wait although rather late and I have a ppppppppppppaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrtttttttttttttttyyyyyyyy to attend!!!!! Well chow for now
Today is the 3rd Wednesday in a row of Polo Playing for me. I attend the weekly Polo clinics run by Erik Wright in the San Francisco bay area ... I just realized that in the last 3 Wednesdays of polo action, I have played a total of 8 arena chukkers and i already feel I have gone through a transition from "Awed Polo spectator & wanna be Polo enthusiast" to "A player who is seriously self demanding and challenging" ... It took me just 8 Chukkers to make this transformation.. and while i was… Continue
Today I felt like a Polo Player!!!! don't know how to describe it but it was a great feeling .. I made several good mallet contacts with the ball and it was a thrill to see the ball fly.. I also felt that i was using the mallet better, swinging more from the arm and less wrist action.. I played 3 chukkers today, the first two chukkers were a struggle as i was still striving to get my seat and maintain my balance .. the last chukker was the best.. there were some really satisfying plays. All in… Continue
Today i took my first Polo lesson and was the first time i "played" polo in my life.. And boy what a rush of adrenaline, excitement and the real big time challenge to actually hit the ball .. Today came too fast at me .. i didn't know what to expect .. i had the butterflies in my stomach feeling when i approached the Woodside Horse Park, and then within a few minutes i was in the hitting cage .. after 10-15 minutes i got a quick lesson on horse back on hooking mallets of the opponent and then… Continue
We are now known as the Really Happy Hookahs as the Hookahs Auction alone raised RM76,500 for Riding for the Disabled Association of Malaysia. The nine lots were sold in quick order by polo commentator John Bell, who showed off his auctioneering skills.
The RM76,500 raised in the auction far exceeded last year’s amount of RM42,000 from 10 lots. With income from the sale of dinner tickets, raffles, lucky dip and outright donations, the Hookahs Tournament has hit the RM100,000 target… Continue