Ed Tan's Outrigger Canoeing Escapades Reported

Ed Tan’s Outrigger Canoeing Escapades Reported

October 30, 2015 in Notes

Chase Alumni Magazine reports on Ed Tan’s (SY) life after Chase in the following article:


Follow the link to the full article. Here’s the beginning:


Life After Chase: Ed Tan

Racing Outrigger Canoes, Polynesian-Style

Men’s Winning Team from the NYO, with Ed Tan in the blue shirt/red shorts on the left
Outrigger canoeing uses traditional Polynesian seafaring boats: the six-seat canoe (OC6) features one or more lateral support floats, known as outriggers, that are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull.One can pursue outrigger canoeing recreationally, simply to enjoy the scenery, “but the excitement in the sport is definitely in racing,” said Ed Tan, who races with New York Outrigger (NYO).

Tan worked with Chase in New York in Asia finance/capital markets from 1972 to 1975, after graduating from Yale. Since then, he did a 23-year stint with Bank of America as a managing director in the Energy Group and Structured Trade Finance and eight years at Moody’s as a vice president in Energy and Utilities. Tan also served as a senior columnist for Dow Jones Newswire, writing on financial developments in the energy, utilities, natural resources and industrial space. …

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