Gung Haggis paddlers win Gold medal with Concorde Pacific Flying Dragons in San Francisco
Congratulations to Dan Seto, Pam Huey and Kristine
Shum – who all went down to San Francisco and are
coming back with Gold Medals in the Rec divsion. It
was a tight race with only 29/100ths second behind
them for silver medal and 42/100ths second behind them
for bronze medal.
The team raced 4 races each on Saturday. 2 mixed
races, + visiting team + Men's and Women's races – but
only 2 X on Sunday for Mixed Semi-final + medal round
finals. Flying Dragons combined with Calgary Paddling Club for Men's and Women's races.
Taiwanese Dragon Boat Races
Sunday Night Dragon Boat Rodeo Party @ The Roxy!!!
Below is Kristine's report:
Hi Todd and Bob. Great news…we won gold in REC A
Division. We were behind, but caught up at the
halfway mark and surged ahead of CCSF near the end.
1. Concord Pacific Flyer Dragons – 2:24:28
2. CCSF 1 (City College of San Fran) – 2:24:57
3. Castaways (Portland) – 2:25:10
4. Vancity Thunder – 2:28:05
5. Extreme Currents (Kamloops) – 2:28:24
6 Killer Guppies Blue (LA) – 2:36:02 (I think.
Couldn't quite read my writing on a serviette.)
Didn't do so well in the Men's, Women's and Visiting
Team Cup race — in tough against Roli and Subaru.
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