Who won 2022 dragon boat?
Members of Paul Bunyan Communications team, The Need for Giga-Speed, celebrate after winning the championship race on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, during the 16th Annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival.
Where is the dragon boat race?
The World Championships of Dragon Boat Racing have been held annually since 1976 in Hong Kong.
Why is it called dragon boat racing?
In the state of Yue, King Gou Jian regularly trained his navy using boat races. It was during the Han Dynasty that dragon boat racing became a sport. The boats were long and narrow, with prows painted like a dragon’s head. Noisy gongs and drums set the pace for the rowers.