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06-28-2005, 02:42 AM #1
pinoy in canada
Is there anyone know a pinoy or pinay playing badminton in vancouver Canada
paki pm naman sa akin para makalaro naman natin ...Thank you po..
06-28-2005, 12:53 PM #2
They exist ... A friend of mine frequents Sunset Community Centre on Monday nights, and I met a couple of other Filipinos there too. Met another couple Filipinos at Kerrisdale Community Centre as well, but I don't think they're regulars there.
Most Filipinos I know actually play basketball, and they're REALLY, REALLY good at that sport. I marvel at playgrounds seeing 6-footers Caucasians, then seeing these short Filipino dynamites on the basketball court. You'd think they'd be hanging around the perimeter and shooting from the outside (which they can do) but the Filipinos actually drive INTO the basket with no fear. Old, or young, these guys look like they have in-built basketball talent.
I think the equivalent to badminton are some Indonesian players I saw once or twice at Renfrew.
I haven't met a competition, or advanced-level Filipino badminton-player yet, though.
04-01-2006, 02:48 PM #3
OUr group from richmond gets together every two weeks.
04-04-2006, 09:46 PM #4
when is the next date?
04-04-2006, 10:18 PM #5
Anyone in Toronto perhaps?
04-05-2006, 01:47 AM #6
We are meeting this Saturday morning actually.
04-05-2006, 12:10 PM #7
I'm not pinoy, but can I join you guys this Sat? Where, what time?
06-02-2006, 10:35 AM #8
I'm from North York, GTA and I'm Pinoy. Where do you play? I have not played badminton since I moved to Canada last February 2006 and I've been itching to play again.
06-03-2006, 12:37 AM #9
Originally Posted by Oggie
For Toronto, check out the badminton ontario website (can't remember the URL off the top of my head but www.badminton.ca has the link).
06-15-2006, 09:47 PM #10
[quote=Winex West Can]If you wish to play with these guys, you got a long way to come [quote]
bwehehe, my mistake. i should have used the "quote" icon to refer to the other person who asked for someone playing in toronto. which is what i meant in my reply. sooweee
06-15-2006, 10:25 PM #11
hi guys i'll be visiting vancouver canada around june 23-july 12 do you know any nearby badminton club in the surrey or richmond bc area? thanks
06-26-2006, 11:53 PM #12
Anybody playing at the Kensington Community Centre?
07-06-2006, 06:24 PM #13
I'm with a group of around a dozen pinoys that regularly play badminton. We usually play about twice a week at ClearTwo, Killarney, Trout Lake or Queen's Park. Most of us are beginners, but there a few of us that have been playing 2-3 years back in the Phils.
Send me PM if you're interested in joining us, or drop in at Trout Lake Community Center the next 5 Friday evenings arount 7PM.
08-01-2006, 05:23 PM #14
Our Pinoy group now also plays every Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at RichmondPro. There were 18 of us playing there last week.
PM me if you'd like to join us, or just drop by and introduce yourself.
08-01-2006, 06:06 PM #15
Originally Posted by pedro22
08-01-2006, 06:46 PM #16
I'll drop by today, after work If I don't suck too much, I might join you guys there, if you don't mind.
08-01-2006, 11:42 PM #17
Hi dave, were you there tonight? We were the group that had courts 3, 4 & 5.
Hey Winex, it was great to meet you.
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