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Dragon boat


2017 Stanley Bay Dragon Boat Race


Dragon Boat Paddling Technique


Dragonboat Tutorial - Learn how to Dragonboat - Dragon Boat Technique


Canadian National Dragon Boat Championships 2017: Race 143 - 500m Premier Mixed Final A - 22Dragons


2016 IDBF Dragon Boat World Cup

A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft originating from the Pearl River Delta region of China's southern Guangdong Province. These were made out of teak but in other parts of China different kinds of wood are used. It is one of a family of traditional paddled long boats found throughout Asia, Africa, the Pacific islands, and Puerto Rico. The sport of dragon boat racing has its roots in an ancient folk ritual of contending villagers, which dates back 2000 years throughout southern China, and even further to the original games of Olympia in ancient Greece. Both dragon boat racing and the ancient Olympiad included aspects of religious observances and community celebrations, along with competition.