Dragon boat races at Treasure Island draws 60,000
Treasure Island was transformed Saturday by the pounding of drums, the shimmer of lion dancers and the scent of fresh wontons. The real action was in the water, where 120 ornate and colorful dragon boats sliced through Clipper Cove, with thousands of spectators cheering from the shore. The 19th annual International Dragon Boat Festival was expected to bring 60,000 athletes and spectators to the ...
DLSU dragon boat team winning mantra: Haba, Lubog, Hila
Paul Mascarinas had modest expectations when he was drafted last May to be steersman for the dragon boat team at De la Salle University (DLSU). Â He booked a flight to Malaysia convinced that his alma materâ€™s Â 22 paddlers, Â mostly competing in an international race for the first time in September, could reach the semifinals at best, but would not bring home any medals. â€śThank you for proving me ...
Awaken the dragon in you at free boat racing taster
If youâ€™re after a new sporting challenge then you may want to attend Al Bandar Dragonsâ€™ free taster session for dragon boat racing on Saturday. You may have never known how popular dragon boat racing is, but the watersport, established in China almost 2,000 years ago, is a growing success in many countries around the world including Sweden, South Africa, the United States and the UK. The session ...
Dubai-based Filipino dragon boat club rules Ireland tilt
A Filipino dragon boat club based in the United Arab Emirates made waves in the Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta in Ireland on September 14 and 15.
Local teams fired up about annual Dragon Boat race
The sprint to the starting line is officially on for the 2014 Montana Dragon Boat Festival.
Cedars CanSupport Celebrates 25 Years With the Biggest Dragon Boat Fundraiser to Date
A diverse group of caring companies and cancer-fighting paddlers are once again boarding their dragon-headed boats with The Cedar's Cancer Institute to make waves, and money, for cancer support programs ...
PHL Army Dragon Boat Team back after two-gold haul in Italy
The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team bagged two gold medals in the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) Club Crew World Championships held in Ravenna, Italy last week. Â
Dragon boat races for a cause
Kelsey Timothy will compete this weekend in her third Montana Dragon Boat Festival along with her brain-themed team, Grey Matter, well after doctors thought sheâ€™d be gone.
2nd Annual Dragon Boat Regatta rows in attention
CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- From fun, crazy costumes to serious competition, everyone was in good spirits at the 2nd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival this weekend. Over 17 teams competed with each one consisting of 21 members. Those racing were not just racing for the top place, but for a good cause. All of the proceeds from this event directly go to benefit Step Up For ...
PH Army Dragon Boat team overcomes funding issues to win gold in Italy
They almost didnâ€™t make it to Italy. With just two days before theyâ€™d have to fly out to the 9th International Dragon Boat Federation Club Crews World Championships, the Philippine Armyâ€™s 18 man Dragon Boat crew had no plane tickets to the races they qualified for. The situation became so dire ...