Category Archives: SPORTS

Ao Nang Boxing Stadium – International MuayThai fight

Sunday 3 December at Ao Nang Boxing Stadium, starts at 9pm.

Muay Thai is a martial arts form and contact sport where boxers use their entire body.It is also known as “The Art of Eight Limbs”, as martial artists of Muay Thai employ eight parts of the body that mimic weapons of war.

  • Hands are like swords or daggers.
  • The elbows are like a mace or hammer, to fell opponents.
  • The legs are like an axe.
  • The knees are like the staff of the axe.

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Sriphong Phukaoluan foundation – Krabi Race for Kids

SRIPHONG PHUKAOLUAN FOUNDATION
Sunday, December 3rd at Krabi Resort Starting at 6am

THE CAUSE
The Sriphong Phukaoluan Foundation was established in 1995 to provide scholarships for needy students in Krabi Province. It was founded by Khun Chuan Phukaoluan, then the Mayor of Krabi, and now the President of the Foundation. The Foundation was named in honor of his late father and, since the tsunami in December 2004, has widened its scope to aid victims of the tsunami in Krabi Province. Continue reading Sriphong Phukaoluan foundation – Krabi Race for Kids

Watch or compete in the 2015 Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest

It’s almost time for the 7th Annual Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest, where people from all over the world come to compete at Railay Bay and Ton Sai Bay in Krabi Province, April 16-17. The contest includes three categories: rock climbing, deep water soloing, and a freestyle fire competition. Winners will receive cash prizes. Continue reading Watch or compete in the 2015 Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest

A guide to the thrill of BASE jumping in Krabi, Thailand

For those that find sunbathing on the beautiful white sandy beaches in Krabi, Thailand just too sedate, give BASE jumping a try. BASE jumping is the extreme sport of jumping off a structure that is very high, and then parachuting down to earth. BASE is an acronym that stands for building, antenna, spans (bridges) and earth (cliffs), the four types of fixed structures from which people jump Continue reading A guide to the thrill of BASE jumping in Krabi, Thailand

Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day

Each year, Thailand celebrates National Muay Thai Day on March 17. Muay Thai (kickboxing) is the Thai national sport. This is a day when the Muay Thai community celebrates the legacy of Nai Khanom Tom who faced fearsome odds. It is also a day when its members reflect on the sport they love, showing gratitude to those who teach them. Continue reading Thailand celebrates March 17 as National Muay Thai (Boxing) Day

Scuba Diving in Krabi

Krabi is famous the world over for its beautiful landscape of white sandy beaches, tropical islands, lush green forests and dramatic limestone cliffs. Yet this stunning scenery is only one half of the story!

Krabi is also rightly renowned for what lies beneath the clear, sparkling waters of the magnificent Andaman Sea – a hidden world of colourful coral reefs and exotic marine life that too, deserves to be discovered.

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Rock Climbing in Krabi

The towering limestone cliffs and craggy outcrops that rise spectacularly from the translucent waters of the Andaman and pepper the lush, Krabi landscape, don’t just make for a pretty photograph – they also provide one of the most thrilling rock climbing environments in the world!

Rock climbing is therefore, an immensely popular adventure sport in Krabi and more than warrants its own page.

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