In 1996, the Montreal Chan Dragon Boat Sports Club was founded and organized by Jimmy Chan. At that time, he joined forces with the Gee How Tong and Chan Wings Chun Tong Associations, and became an independent men's team called Dragon Knights in late 90's. Dragon Knights (men's team) Our men's team, Dragon Knights has been around ever since dragon boating was introduced in Montreal. The name of this team comes from a great historical mysterious legend of thousands of years: Long ago, a knight was sent to conquer a powerful dragon. After defeating the dragon, the knight became its master, ...
All team members are expected to attend every practice. Everyone must show up at least 30 minutes early for warm-up. If a team member is unable to make it to practice, he/she must inform the team captain and/or coach at least 24 hours before the scheduled practice. This is very important as space is limited, and this will allow a teammate to fill in the missing spot. Outdoor Summer Training 2016 To be determined.
Below is the list of events we will be competing in this year. All team members are expected to arrange their personal schedules accordingly. Competition Schedule 2016: Montreal Challenge (July 9-10th, 2016 at Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal)
We are currently recruiting male and female paddlers. Paddling experience is not necessary. Requirements: An ideal team member should have the following qualities: Strong work ethic; must be willing to train hard, learn from constructive criticism Commitment; must be able to attend all practices and competitions Team player We generally look for people who are in shape, and who have a solid base of strength and fitness. We also recruit non-fit people, as long as they are willing to train hard; not only during team practices, but in the gym as well. To join us, you may send an email to Captain Jimmy Chan at email@example.com.
Dragon Boat racing is a water sport involving a 40 feet long boat, a drummer, a steersperson and 20 paddlers. The drummer (in the front of the boat) sets the pace and making sure that all 20 paddlers in the boat are moving in a synchronized manner. The steersperson (at the back of the boat) calls all the shots and is in charge of navigating the boat, making sure the boat stays in its assigned lane, and steering the boat in different directions when needed. Attached to the end and front of the boat, is a dragon's head and tail, while ...
5th Place – 500m Division 3 Mixed Final C
5th Place out of 16! – 2000m Division 3 Mixed Final B
3rd Place – Division 3 Mixed Final B
5th Place – Community Final C 500m
2nd Place – Community Final B 2000m
We had a great time at our annual team Christmas party!
4th Place – Community Final C 500m
3rd Place – Community Final B 2000m
1st Place – Final B Division
This H20 Open competition was much more challenging this year due to the increasing amount of competitive teams participating to qualify for the 2014 world championship in Italy. It was a great experience, especially for our new recruits!
9th Place Overall – Mixed Community Division
We had our annual team fundraiser at the Comedy Nest, organized by captain Jimmy Chan! A huge thanks to the comedians for their great performances, and a big thanks to everyone who showed up to support us!
We had an awesome night at Wok Cafe for our annual team dinner, to celebrate another successful dragon boat season!
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