Gung Haggis dragon boat team paddles well for Saturday at Rio Tinto Alcan Festival: Gung Haggis Friends paddles to 2nd place in Senior B category

GREAT DRAGON BOAT RACING
BY GUNG HAGGIS FAT CHOY TEAM ON SATURDAY

our rookies performed well… thanks to Jennifer, Gena, Adam, Evan and Carson.
Nobody
can tell they are rookies anymore, as they are now experienced at North
America's biggest and best dragon boat Festival.  Great kudos to
Captains Jim, Keng, Steven and drummer Debbie.

We welcome Parks Commissioner Sara Blyth as our honourary drummer for 2010.  Sara came out to cheer our 2nd race, and hopefully will be there for our race final tomorrow afternoon.

Congratulations to our senior B racers in the 49+ years category.
Todd,
Keng, Joy, Georgia, Steven, Joe, Gayle, Dave Samis + friends from
Pirates, Chilliwack Crusaders, Metro Vancouver 44 Cheeks, Ft. Langley
all raced to 2nd place.  Yay paddlers! 

Our first race is 10:10   REC B/C Final

2nd race will be determined by our placment in the semi-final.
We would love to be in the Rec B Medal hunt,
We are seeded high in lane 4 – so we are a favored team.

1st and 2nd go to B Medal Final     2:03pm
3rd and 4th go to B Consolation   1:52pm
5th and 6th go to C Final                 1:41pm

Join us afterwards, and we can watch
the Comp team finals, and the Guts & Glory Race, 18 boats on the
course, doing 2 laps with 3 turns.

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