China

Li Haiyang

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China
Home Town
Dongguan
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Victoria, Australia 2013

Li Haiyang, who is from Heilong Jiang Province, the far east-north part of China, was fascinated by the freedom, convenience and fairness of kayak fishing when he made his first contact with the kayak fishing tournament in 2013. As the team captain of 2013 Team China, Haiyang competed in the 2013 Hobie fishing worlds at Bemm River & Marlo River. Haiyang will again captain his 3 teammates for the 2014 Hobie Fishing Worlds in the Netherlands.

He is designer and professional fisherman, who owns a lure manufacture company and fishing culture promotion website. He is so crazy about fishing and has a dream of fishing all over the world and see different kinds of fish. He has travelled to Japan, Malaysia and Russia for fishing and will not stop being a happy angler.

Tang Chuan

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China
Home Town
Chengdu
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Tang Chuan has many outdoor hobbies such as fishing, hiking, mountain climbing and running. In 2009, he began to be a fan of fishing with lures, he really enjoys the feeling of happiness when fishing out on the water amongst nature and water. Chuan believes it’s a better way to fish by not damaging the environment and makes him a part of it.

He has been fishing in many different provinces with in China and Mongolia. In 2013 Chuan made his first contact with kayak fishing and since then has become really enthusiastic about the physical and mental challenges of the sport.

He qualified for the 2014 Shengzhong Lake Kayak Fishing Championship and won 2nd place in the Chinese team qualified him for one of the 4 spots to represent China. He is very excited about the 2014 Hobie Fishing Worlds and want to experience and witness the ultimate kayak fishing tournament in the world and make new friends from around the world.

Liu Huimin

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China
Home Town
Chongqing
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Liu Huimin began his fishing journey as a 10 year old, now fishing has become a part of his life. Though he is a silent and calm man, he becomes really excited and crazy when fishing. Now he is looking forward to meeting more enthusiastic fishermen like himself to share his passion and fishing skills.

Ma Xiaohong

Age
43
Country
China
Home Town
Chengdu
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Victoria, Australia 2013

Ma Xiaohong has been devoting himself to lure sports fishing for eight years, specialising in product sales and event promotions. Xiaohong has organised many lure activities and competitions in southwest China from 2007 to 2014. He now manages a 3.33-hectare lure sports club in Chengdu city,(the hometown of panda) Sichuan province, China.

Major competition experience:
2013 China Kayak Fishing Open Championship in Shengzhong Lake. Ranked No.3 among 30 competitors( 10 from Austrilia, 10 from New Zealand and 10 from China)
2013 The 3rd Hobie Fishing World Championship Victoria Australia
2014 China Kayak Fishing Trial for 2014 China Kayak Fishing Open Championship in Shanghu, Jiangsu Province, China. Ranked No.1 in the second run among 65 competitors.
2014 China Kayak Fishing Open Championship in Shengzhong Lake.

Competitions have provided Xiaohang with a better understanding of lure fishing, he not only learns more about fishing tackles and fishing skills, but also feels the harmony between himself and nature. Xiaohang is looking forward to the opportunity to improve his fishing skills in a new arena.