Dragon Boat Races Canceled Due To COVID | Information, Sports activities, Jobs
CELORON – The Lake Chautauqua Dragon Boat Committee has canceled its occasion scheduled for August on account of COVID-19.
Organizers plan to attempt to host the subsequent dragon boat races on August 13, 2022 at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron.
“We sincerely hope that the group might be open and the virus might be contained by 2022 in order that we are able to ship an even bigger and higher occasion than ever earlier than.” the organizers stated in a Fb submit.
Originating in China 2,000 years in the past, dragon boat racing is among the quickest rising water sports activities on the planet. Races are held yearly in Buffalo and the Finger Lakes area. The occasion has grown since its debut on Lake Chautauqua in 2016. Dragon boat races are team-led as members work in unison to propel a 31-foot canoe down a delegated course.
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Ten to twenty hawkers feed the boat with a beater on the bow to inspire and preserve the hawkers in sync, a driver is supplied on the stern to information the boat.
The income go to the Affiliation du lac Chautauqua. Along with the races, there’s a Rubber Ducky race and distributors.