Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Community Sport

Sportsmanship At It's Best

FVDBC didn't win but had a blast trying

Submitted by Glenda Thoma, FVDBC


Cascade team captain holds aloft the team's trophy after winning regatta.


he Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club held itís 8th Annual FVDBC Community Challenge Dragon Boat Regatta this past Sunday, June 24th.  The Club would like to thank all the volunteers and organizers for their time and to everyone who came out to support the event.


The Cascade Water Bombers, from Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford took the Cup! This was their 5th year competing and the first year winning! Over the past month the Bombers had 5 practices to prepare for the Regatta with coaching expertise from Captain Morgan Krentz.  They will continue with their practices in preparation for the 2012 Harrison Dragon Boat Regatta on July 21st.


Some of the competition the Bombers were up against was The FVDBC Seraphin's Women's Team and a boat of experienced paddlers from the Club.



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