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Paddles Up With A Transgender Dragon Boat Team

San Francisco’s Rainbow Koi Team- a wide ranging team consisting of many colors, encompasses of homosexuals, transgender and the straight alike. As it appears, the team is as unique as its name, harbouring still the same strong bond of a Read more ›

Kirby’s Tips on Dragon Boat Paddling Technique

Best paddling technique for Dragon Boat from Kirby Mark Kirby Mark who has been paddling for a few years made some compilation of guidelines and pointers to the dragon boat strokes to improve your technique. Lots of paddlers give thanks Read more ›

A Glance To A Modern Dragon Boat Festival

From the time of early China up to this present day, in remembrance of Qu Yuan, dragon boat races are still performed. Every fifth day of the fifth lunar month which is the anniversary of his death, people eat zong Read more ›

The 2008 Montreal Dragon Boat Regatta

What happens at the 2008 Montreal Dragon Boat Regatta? The Montreal International Dragon Boat Regatta is a 2 days event with approximately 150 teams participating. Each team should have at least 21 paddlers plus a cox and a couple of Read more ›

Arizona 6th Annual Dragonboat Festival

Arizona will be hosting it’s 6th Annual Dragon Boat Festival for 2009! The boats will be in the water but out in the dessert! A very exciting event. For more information, visit: http://www.azdba.com/Festival/festival_index.htm Dates: March 28/29, 2009 Venue: Tempe Town Read more ›

A Tribute To Jon Taylor – Longest Serving AusDBF President

Article written by Kel Watt and published as a tribute to Jon Taylor: Jon Taylor 13th October 1952 – 17th December 2008 The problem with trying to recognise the remarkable and extraordinary contribution of Jon Taylor when he was in Read more ›

History of Dragonboat Racing

Around two thousand years ago in China there lived a man named Qua Yuan, a patriotic poet. Qua was one of the king’s advisors however his ideas were believed to be radical. He was often criticised by his fellow jealous Read more ›

Dragonboat Stroke Synchronization

The biggest challenge of dragon boat racing is managing synchrony. To do that, teams that spend more time practicing on water tend to have an advantage. Some teams that emphasize stroke rate might put their strongest members in the front Read more ›

Keeping a Dragonboat Training Log

Many competitive dragonboat paddlers keep a training log to record their training activities and race times. They record in their log the sessions about on-water training, pool, weight training and other aspects important to their success in Dragonboating. It’s usually Read more ›

Dragon Boat Net

Have you visited and seen Dragon Boat Net? It’s a site for Dragonboat Paddlers. It has updates of events and news about major events happening around the world. You can say it’s like a central hub to dragonboating. “Dragon Boat Read more ›