The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Monday, 11 May 2009

Dragon Boat Racing 2009


This year there was good weather, unlike two years ago, and both the amusements and the racing were at the same location, unlike last year.

Conditions were ideal, and more people than ever got to see the Dragon Boat Racing. It was more packed than the finishing strait at Henley Regatta.

The dragon boat crews included The Smurf crew - identifiable by their sky blue faces and white hats.

The crews race down the course to the sound of a large drum at the front of the boat. The crew chant together One-Two-One-Two, and the the Hawaii-Five-O theme drives them to ever better times.

The event is organised and run by the Rotary Club of Abingdon Vesper, and all done for charity.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

who won??
bella

10 May 2009 21:45  
Blogger Backstreeter said...

The Feelgood Fitness team. See http://www.abingdon-rotary.org.uk/news/current/index.asp

10 May 2009 22:17  

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