After holding the first of which is now an annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach we had enough interest from participants to develop a club. Our mission is to offer the Dragon Boating experience to individuals with a serious interest in competitive dragon boating and those who would like to join in on a […]
The Killer Guppies was formed shortly before the 1999 Long Beach Festival. Given that the original line-up was a hodge-podge of those who werenâ€™t on another team, the expectations were humble, and this was reflected in the unique name adopted by the team. Had anyone realized the team would still exist years later, perhaps the […]
The Oakland Renegades dragon boat team was born April 1st, 2009 and is a collaborative effort by the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department and a group of paddlers from the dragon boat community. Our goal is to promote the sport of dragon boat racing, become an increasingly competitive team at the many races during the […]
The LA Thunder Dragons is a semi-competitive dragon boat racing team that was founded by Carl and Cheng Hung over 10 years ago. The team is comprised of men and women from all walks of life ranging in age from 16 to 50+.
In 2003, a group of friends came together primarily for a one-off charity event. At the London Lions China Town event Typhoon Tigers had our first taste of success and it spurred us on to our collective team spirit enjoying the adrenalin rush of racing. The team continued to enter further charity events. Following the […]
The First Dragon Boat Team in Arizona In 2001, a diverse group of friends and families, with no dragon boating experience, was invited to compete in the Taipei International Dragon Boat Festival as part of the Phoenix Sister Cities Program.Â In 2002, a new group of paddlers made a repeat appearance.Â The paddlers instantly fell […]