Author: Raffles Press

CCA Previews ’20: Dragonboating

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By Denisa Armeilia Tami (20A13A), Girls’ Captain, Nikita Ong (20S03Q), Girls’ Vice-Captain, Nathanael Ng (20S06Q), Boys’ Captain, and Haziq B Roslan (20S03P), Boys’ Vice-Captain

Have you ever hung around the large basin of water at Kallang? Witnessed a few boats streamlining through the water, powered by some girls and boys rowing in unison? Ever wonder how that must feel? Well then, let us introduce you to the wonderful sport of Dragonboating and our family!

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CCA Previews ’20: Rugby

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By Rugby

Most people associate the Raffles Ruggers with their loud presence in the canteen, record high number of conduct slips, excessively taped shoulders and knees and random outbreaks of side stepping while they are walking to class (as prescribed by Coach Mark Lee to improve the “art of breaking one’s ankles”). Well, we are that and a whole lot more. 

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CCA Previews ’20: Hockey

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By Hazel Wong (20S03P), Girls’ Captain, and Muhammad A’qil (20S06T), Boys’ Vice-Captain

The rush of the wind battering their faces is like a slap to the face. The dry-fit jersey that caresses their bodies subtly flutters in the wind. The carbon fiber that embodies the mound of their sticks radiates energy beyond comprehension. Their muscles are tense, their vision is fixed. The voices of everyone around them is drowned out by a tsunami of concentration. Ferocity lives within their veins. 

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CCA Previews ’20: Floorball

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By Ashley Low, 20S07A (Girls’ Captain), Lew Zhiyi, 20S06P, Foo Wen Xin, 20S03P (Girls’ Vice-Captains), Chong Xin Wei, 20S06P (Boys’ Captain), Jayden Tan, Muhammad Anafiya, 20S03J (Boys’ Vice-Captains)

Nothing is impossible. Here in Raffles Floorball, we are firm believers in this mantra. Once you step on court, you have 45 seconds to challenge your limits and make magic happen. Throw away all your preconceived notions about matches being lengthy and boring—not a second goes by in this game without some form of intense and fast-paced action. In this game, you will be challenged in far more ways than you can imagine. This game will teach you to outwit and outdo your opponents by being determined and creative.

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CCA Previews ’20: Judo

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By Raffles Judo   

Into WWE?

Judo is probably the closest thing you can get to this, except not as violent and with different rules applied. However, you still get the same adrenaline rush of flying through the air or flipping your opponent (most of the time, your friend) and hearing that loud satisfying “PIAK” on the mats.

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