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Another cheerleader hurt while competing in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai golfers invited to compete in California

New layout and promotions at FT Fitness

Chiang Mai HHH Corner - On On!

Chiang Mai Pool league

Chiangmai SportRoundup

Another cheerleader hurt while competing in Chiang Mai

Nopniwat Krailerg

Despite assurances of safety, another cheerleader accident in Chiang Mai has resulted in injury. After a recent event in Chonburi, where a university student fell into a coma after an accident while practicing with her team, public concern has been growing. This time, Kanokwan Thitiwong, Faculty of Humanity third year student was competing at the To Be Number One Cheerleader Championship 2005, held on June 29 at Central Airport Plaza Department Store.

Doctor and nurses treat the injury.

The accident took place in the final competition while the Twister Cheer team from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University was performing. The performance had run for only three minutes when the student fell after trying for a higher level on a pyramid, resulting in a fracture of her right hand. Doctors and nurses immediately treated her but the Mac Media Company, the organizer of the competition, attempted to stop reporters taking photographs, as they were afraid of poor publicity.

Dr. ML Somchai Jakrapan, Department of Mental Health director general, who presided over the opening ceremony, said that all sports have some risks, and that this kind of sport is appropriate for youngsters as it is good exercise. However, they should be careful and be aware that accidents can happen. This competition did not allow athletes to perform risky acts and there were four persons supporting the pyramid, not just three as in the past.

Kanokwan Thitiwong falls while competing in a cheerleader competition.


Chiang Mai golfers invited to compete in California

Chiangmai Mail reporters

The Golf Association of Thailand has chosen a golf coach and two young golfers from Chiang Mai to join the Thai youth golf team to compete in San Diego, California, USA.

The Golf Association of Thailand was invited by the San Diego Youth Golf Association to send a young Thai team to attend the annual Callaway Junior World Golf Championships July 12-15 in San Diego.

ACM Burirat Rattanawanit, president of the Golf Association of Thailand together with his administrative team chose to send a team with 15 young golfers and five coaches to the international competition.

The two from Chiang Mai are Nonthaya Srisawang and Pimpassorn Baannaderm with their coach Wathanat Chairat.


New layout and promotions at FT Fitness

The renovated fitness center.

Vincent Leutwiler

FT Fitness, on the second floor of Rimping Supermarket next to Novotel Chontana, is offering some new promotions to celebrate their new layout.

The renovation has enlarged the studio, providing more room for new equipment and the new yoga studio, which offers regular yoga, beginners yoga and stretching courses.

The center also offers group exercise courses which range from floor workouts to aerobics to kick boxing and an exciting crazy bike course with stationary bikes.

FT Fitness is open everyday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information call 0 5341 0356-7, or visit their website www.fitnessthailand.com


Chiang Mai HHH Corner - On On!

CH3, the oldest hash club (males) in Chiang Mai runs on Mondays every 2 weeks. If you need a lift from the Hash House Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 4 pm please Call 09 99 358 27 before 3 pm.

CUM H3 is a male run. Pick-up every Tuesday at 4 pm from Fish n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road (opposite Irish Pub). A fun run for males. No committee.

CSH3 is a mixed hash. Runs every Saturday. Pick up from Hash House Pub on Moon Muang Road (corner of Soi 2) at 3.30 pm.

Chiang Mais Happy H3 is a new club with a mixture of traditional values and progressive thinking. Very democratic, good runs and on ons guaranteed. On on on at Clubroom. Pick-up from Fish n Chip Shop, Ratchawitti Road, 4 p.m. every Saturday.

BH3 female hash (Harriettes) runs once a month on the last Sunday of the month. Pickup from Hash House Pub on the corner of Soi 2 at Moon Muang Rd. is at 3.30 p.m. during the winter and 4 p.m. during the summer.

For more information visit: http://www.geocities.com/chiangmaih3/.

Its great fun and you surely get value for your money plus you get to meet all the long-time expats here!


Chiang Mai Pool league



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