Woy Woy’s Deepwater Dragon Boat Club will be sending a team of 23 male and female competitors to the World Masters Games in Auckland on April 28 and 29.
The World Masters Games are held every four years and feature 28 sports with 45 disciplines which attract more than 25,000 competitors from around the world. The club has members ranging in age from 40 to 68 years and will be competing in mixed races over both 200 and 500 metre distances.
This will be the first time that Deepwater Dragon Boat club has competed internationally. Deepwater Dragon Boat Club was established in 2011, and has grown into a committed and friendly club whose members love to have fun but are keen to succeed in the sport. The club has regular training sessions on Sunday mornings for both race and beginner/social paddlers.
SOURCE: Media release, 31 Mar 2017 Kathy Cummings, Deepwater Dragons