Archive for May, 2013

A special thanks to our sponsors

Posted: 17th May 2013 by greg in Uncategorized

There is little doubt that the ability to put on an event such as this on the other side of the planet is not feasible without several very generous sponsors. WAW would like for formally thank Jim Click automotive that supplied air miles that enabled travel to our destination.  Also to Cathay Pacific/Dragon air for flying [...]

Nepal Project – Clinic Day 1

Posted: 16th May 2013 by dan in Uncategorized

A brief description of the facility and our daily general schedule may assist in visualizing the event in Kathmandu. The 3 day event, from May 10-12, was held at the “Covered Hall”…..the same facility the National Nepalese Men’s Basketball team uses to practice and play games at. The court is full size and offers spectator seats [...]

Nepal Project – Clinic Day 2

Posted: 16th May 2013 by dan in Uncategorized

The second day started promptly at 10:00 a.m. with everyone from the day before plus a few others. Raj once again conducted stretching exercises for approximately 15 minutes, and Dan and Greg conducted suicide drills, games of tag and a few laps around the court until tea time at 11:00. Although not intended, in doing [...]

The final day consisted of both a 3-on-3 tournament, and a 5-on-5 tournament, and NO BANDA!! As with the preceding days, we started at 10:00 a.m. sharp with stretching exercises. However, the final day featured WAW volunteer Marylyn conducting the stretching exercises instead of Raj. With her expansive background in yoga, and physical therapy, Marylyn [...]

Project KTM eve

Posted: 9th May 2013 by greg in Uncategorized

Continued sleep deprivation and jet lag could not keep me this morning from rising early and joining Dan on the patio of our modest hotel for coffee and immediately diving into discussions and final prepping for our 2-day clinics and 1 day tournament. After about an hour of rigorous fine tuning and scribbling of notes, [...]

Can’t wait

Posted: 7th May 2013 by greg in Uncategorized

Greg and WAW volunteer Maralyn have successfully made it to Hong Kong and will be boarding their flight to KTM tonight.  Have seen the wonderful posts and pictures of Dan’s successful arrival, and can’t wait to hit the court on Friday!

On a sunny and warm Tuesday afternoon (local Nepal time) Dan is greeted at the airport by Michael Rosenkrantz and Bishnu & Bikram of Nature Trails Tours and Trekking, and Bharat Kargee of Nepal Wheelchair Rugby Association.      

Dan Prepares for the Trip to Nepal

Posted: 5th May 2013 by dan in Uncategorized

Early Sunday morning, May 5, 2013, Dan will begin the long journy to Kathmandu….with many airline transfers, long layovers and a huge amount of excitement at meeting and working with the wonderful people of Nepal. He arrives Tuesday, May 7 and will hopefully meet Michael Rosenkrantz and Bishnu at the airport in KTM (a short form [...]