Dragon Boat Championships Cancelled

The Auckland Dragon Boat Association has advised the cancellation of the 2021 College Sport Auckland Dragon Boat Championships this coming weekend Sunday 11 April (Day 2 of the Auckland Regional Dragon Boat Championships). ADBA understands that this will come with great disappointment for all schools and students after such an uncertain year, however with the pending weather front moving in this weekend, there was no choice but to cancel the event. The weather forecast for this weekend has winds that go well above the safety range limits to both set…

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Dragon Boating Information

Entry Information Registration & Boat Booking Form Safety Operating Procedures Version 2.0   Contacts College Sport Auckland school.sport@collegesport.co.nz Amie Heywood Schools Liaison Auckland Dragon Boat Association 021 790 671 adbaschools@gmail.com

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Hockey sticks do job for dragon boaters

NZ Herald: Using hockey sticks instead of paddles is not your conventional way to train for a dragon boating competition. But that was the case for the St Dominic’s College paddlers, who only had four sessions on the water before they raced towards the podium in the recent College Sport Auckland Dragon Boat Championships. Teacher Robynne Andrews said the newly formed team trained sitting on chairs in the school’s hall using hockey sticks to imitate paddling. The Auckland Dragon Boat Association stepped in to supply the team with oars for…

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