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Windy Pandas go to and put on the best events around. Whether it’s training, racing or social events, have a look!
With a 10 year strong history we have seen many Pandas enrolled with the best looking dragon boat crew around, find out about our 10 generations
If you’re looking to take part and become a part of a growing community of fun, hard work, competitiveness and winners then look no further.
Our team ethos is based on having fun, team spirit and friendship. Formed in 2008 as a charity crew, we have now moved giant steps towards world domination. We train twice a week at the London Regatta Centre, East London and more importantly, we have regular socials and other off boat activities.
Dragon boating is a vehicle, to try out something different, improve fitness and to form new friendships, sometimes for life.
Windy Pandas is a dragon boat team unlike any other.
- Jeremy Cheung, Chairman
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On the 18th March 2017 a traditional eye dotting ceremony was held at the Royal Docks to inaugurate our second dragon boat. The idea of dotting the eyes of the dragon is to awaken its spirit which will protect the paddlers on the water as the season starts. The guest of honour Cherie Yeung, Deputy Read more about Eye Dotting Ceremony[…]
Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas? Teresa and Jez, to check out the best looking DB team…. Q2. Outside of DB, what do you do to relax in your spare time? Chinese martial arts and yoga Q3. If you had to choose between Mcdonalds, KFC or Burger Read more about G9 Interview: Tina ‘What’s Paddli’ Ng[…]
Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas? I knew of a few friends that did it and after getting to know a good bunch of them on a recent snowboarding trip I finally decided to give it a shot! No regrets i must say! Q2. Outside of Read more about G9 Interview: Norman ‘Lap’ Cheung[…]
Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas? I wanted to increase the amount of sports I was doing. Sitting on the sofa, reaching for the crisps and putting it in my mouth is not classified as a sport though I’m pretty good at it! One crisp, multiple Read more about G9 Interview: Joseph ‘Cucumber’ Chan[…]
Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas? I’ve always been interested in paddling sports ever since I paddled at Disneyland in Japan. WP was then the first paddling sport I joined and I chose WP because pandas seemed like a super friendly and social group of people. Read more about G9 Interview: Josephine ‘Scala’ So[…]
Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas? I’ve done a bit of paddling at Lions each year and enjoyed it. Also Leah said the Pandas would change my life and she promised me weekly DIM SUM! Q2. Outside of DB, what do you do to relax in your Read more about G9 Interview: Alastair aka Al ‘Key’ Yap[…]
Worcester BDA Sunday 29th August 2015 “Erica, you’re going to write up the race report for Worcester right?!” asked Captin Vo. “Errrrr ok…..” I replied. Soooo, lets take it back and re re-wind….. The Journey Up It was a sunny Saturday before our third BDA race of the year and, some of us decided to venture up Read more about Race Report: Worcester BDA 29th August 2015 – By Erica Lau[…]
Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? I was wined and dined by Mr and Mrs Jokey who bigged up promises of weekly dim sum, socials and oh paddling Q: What have been your likes and dislikes about Dragonboating so far? Likes: the whole team! Taking up a new challenge, dim sum and Read more about G8 Interview: Erica ‘Freestyler’ Lau[…]
Caldecotte BDA 4 July 2015 Today was possibly one of the most emotional days for the pandas. But with determination and the mind set for the same goal, I feel revved up for another good day of Panda racing! I managed to roll out of bed at 4:45am (yes, on a weekend) to meet my Read more about Race Report: Caldecotte BDA 4th July 2015 – By Leanne Cheung[…]
Yoojin! You Drink! Yoojin! You Drink! Its with great pleasure to welcome our Korean ambassador to the team – Yoojin Kim! Since joining she has now dedicated herself to the sport of Dragon Boat. She even persuaded the pandas go to Korea for our next tour 😉 Q: How did you find out about the Read more about G8 Interview: Yoojin ‘You Drink’ Kim[…]
Please welcome Ricky ‘She Bangs’ Chan to the Windy Pandas! A dedicated and rising newbie to the dragon boat family 🙂 Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? A: I once saw Kit/Gok’s TV commercial. Q: What have been your likes and dislikes about Dragonboating so far? A: Likes: Teamwork, meeting a great bunch of pandas, Read more about G8 Interview: Ricky “She Bangs” Chan[…]
A long overdue welcome for our G7 member Erica ‘Pro Drinker’ Lee! Just like the rest of the G7 squad they produced a special year for the Windy Pandas. Taking the socials to a new level 😉 Erica is a dedicated member of the Pandas and she deserves special mention! Welcome Pro Drinker! 🙂 Q: Read more about G7 Interview: Erica “Pro Drinker” Lee[…]
London Chinatown Lions – June 28th 2015 Two months ago, I never thought that I would be paddling at Lions. I joined a little later than the other G8s and my first training session was … tough. I remember how Paul approached me with a smile after I came off the boat feeling really drained, Read more about London Chinatown Lions June 2015[…]
G8/WP2 Perspective As the panda population grew significantly after mating season, we entered two teams for this event (Windy Pandas 1 and 2). WP1 consisted of the legendary, experienced & elder pandas, and WP2, as you’ve rightly guessed, was home to the best looking ones. Inevitably, I was part of team 2 and I felt Read more about Wraysbury BDA Race Report – 31st May 2015 – Ricky “She Bangs” Chan[…]
Please welcome Leanne ‘The Hulk’ Cheung to the Windy Pandas! Another great and enthusiastic addition to the team and introduced by none other than our captain – Vo Su xD (actually through Christine first!) Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? A: Saw a beauty pageant campaign for the best looking ones thinking Read more about G8 Interview: Leanne ‘The Hulk’ Cheung[…]
Please welcome Grace ‘medic’ Chan to the Windy Pandas! As with the other G8s we are seeing this season she is certainly becoming a valued member of the Windy Pandas and is learning at and amazing pace. Watch out for this one!! Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? From my lovely Read more about G8 Interview: Grace ‘Medic’ Chan[…]
My fellow badminton player is finally paddling with us! Judging from the picture above it seems like he has turned down multiple modelling jobs to be with the Windy Pandas. Please welcome Kit “Kat” Man! That’s epic name for an epic guy! Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? From friends who Read more about G8 Interview: Kit “Kat” Man[…]
Please welcome one of yet another new member to our squad – Danaipat Nov Chamai aka Nov! We are excited with the level of energy and enthusiasm he brings to the Windy Pandas. Keep it up Har Gau! Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas? A: I had a dream about a tornado with flying Pandas in Read more about G8 Interview: Danaipat Nov Chamai[…]