Thursday September 21, 2011


Community Sports

In The Zone

Fraser Valley Dragonboaters finish in Penticton top ten

Submitted by Kathy Preuss, FVDBC


Dragonboats teams compete on Harrison Lake.  File photo by


he Crusaders dragon boat team finished in Comp B placing them 9th over all out of 87 teams at the Penticton Dragonboat Festival.

The Crusaders posted the fastest club time in Penticton followed closely by the Pirates and Thunderstrokers.

The Pirates added to their treasure chest in Diamond division with silver medals. The Thunderstrokers stepped up their performance to Diamond B division.

The FVDBC Mavericks team will be competing this coming weekend in San Francisco to end our 2011 season.

All teams will be starting the hunt for new paddlers to add to their teams as well as the Fraser Valley Dragonboat Club is starting another new team. Whether it be Womens, Mixed, or Mens, our club is committed to growing the sport of dragonboating.

Catch the excitement in 2012! Check our website for more information at:

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