Hang On

A relatively new sport, bouldering gathers momentum amongst the local community in Saigon On a Tuesday afternoon, I find myself clinging to a wall four meters off the ground, unsure how to get back down. “Push off the wall and fall on to your back!” the instructor yells at me. Four meters suddenly seems a lot higher than it did when I was on the

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Take a Bow

Make like Katniss and Robin Hood and learn how to hit the bullseye “People ask me these questions a lot: Why archery? Why not some other modern sport?” says Hoang Anh, founder and president of the Saigon Archery Club (SAC), the first and largest archery club in Ho Chi Minh City. “To a lot of people, archery is kinda boring. Watching an archery tournament is

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Life is a Sport

Why and how to raise “sporty” children “Kids today.” It’s such a timeless and all-encompassing phrase, used over the span of generations to denote the way that things and people change over time, and the ways in which those changes are reflected in our youngsters. One commonly held perception of children in the new millennium is that they’re too distracted by technology to bother to play

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Trail Blazer

If you’re looking for a more adventurous type of mountain bike riding, enduro is the way to go With a rush of adrenaline, a supportive community, and an escape from the hectic energy of the city, enduro mountain biking is gaining popularity and exposure in Vietnam and all throughout Asia thanks to the hard work of the folks behind the Asian Enduro Series and South Vietnam

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Keyboard Warriors

The rise of the digital athlete An important confrontation will have a critical flashpoint inside of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. No, we’re not talking about the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. The leaders will be long gone by the time Vietnam hosts a League of Legends championship in May. The game’s 2019 Mid-Season Invitational will

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Be Like Myke

In conversation with Coach Myke Nguyen, founder of the Vietnam Basketball Academy, to learn more about the organization Begun in 2010, Vietnam Basketball Academy teaches fundamentals like a crisp bounce pass or a step-back jumper, but more than that, they teach life essentials like positivity and respect. As a youth Coach Myke Nguyen’s parents instilled in him the value of communication, understanding and remaining affable despite the stress of the situation. He

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A Fighting Family

We break the first–and second–rule of this fight club to let you in on where to throw jabs, hooks and uppercuts, and get strong physically and mentally in no time “Good Martial Arts is not about going out and kicking ass,” professional fighter and Victory MMA International owner Victor Georgsen said. “It’s about, ‘Can you be an inspiration, can you be an idol.’

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Bets on Football Matches at 1xbet

Do you like football and want to make it one of the sources of your income? Then, registering at the 1xBet bookmaker is a great opportunity to show your talent as a forecaster today. Here, special attention is paid to football, which is not surprising, since this sport is the most popular among fans. The

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Bundesliga: Results of First Rounds’ Matches

German championship came back after the winter break. In the coming months, we will know the answer to the main question: will Borussia be able to end Bayern’s many years of domination in the domestic arena? This season, the club from Dortmund looks amazing. It has a bright young lineup that demonstrates an attacking game

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The Iron Maiden

Vietnam’s female bodybuilder who’s smashing stereotypes “I didn’t choose this job. It chose me.” says Dinh Kim Loan, seven-time Asian gold medalist and twice world champion female bodybuilder for her weight class. Entering into our interview, Loan looks very little like the Asian ideal of feminine beauty. Her waist may be small and her hair may be long, but nothing can hide her sharply defined muscles and

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