Stormy Dragons All set for 2017

 

 

2017 is almost upon us! That means it is time to train!

Stormys start training on January 7th at Tai Tam Tuk. 2017 is a qualifying year for the 2018 Club Crews World Championships so this is an excellent year to join!

If you have never paddled before then our sessions on Saturday will be perfect for you with a dedicated beginners boat where you can learn the basics of the stroke before being thrown in with the more experienced paddlers.

Email us at stormydragonshk@gmail.com or contact us through our Facebook page. We would love to hear from you.

5 Reasons You Should Join a Dragon Boat Team

Originally published in Localiiz, our own Vicki Easton wrote this awesome piece with five very, very good reasons for joining a dragon boat team.

It starts off with:

1. It’s the ultimate team sport

No other sport in the world requires 20 paddlers to row at the same time across the same distance of water in perfect unison. The social scene after the races is great fun!

Now go read the other fourĀ here!

First Stanley race of the year – The Warm Up

Yesterday was the first of four visits we will make to Stanley this year for Dragon Boat racing. The 250m warm up race.

This year we only entered a men mini boat (10 man boat).

We had a fantastic start to the day with the 2nd fastest time in the heats which sent us straight to the cup final. We came second, snagging the silver medal.

You can see our performance in the final right here. We got it on video!