Saturday, July 30, 2011

Dragon Boat Races 2011


Day one of the Dragon Boat Races was a blast, as usual.  I am tired, sunburned and sore and will be heading to bed soon.  We race in two races tomorrow.  If I can still move after today.

This will be picture heavy and short and sweet on words.  I am exhausted.



Me with our spiffy new team banner

Mixed team, first race



Joe resting after his first race



I love to go around and check out the other team's names.  Some of them are funny.


This was written on on of the other team's boards.  Funny.







One of the vendors







Chilling in our tent between races

Girls playing a mean game of cards


Poor little guy was worn out.  His mom pulled him into the shade after this


Women's team, second race



As you can see, I am rocking a pretty good sunburn on my face by the end of the day.  
Must reapply sunscreen more regularly tomorrow!


Men's team race two








Look!  They aren't in last place!  :)


Kind of blurry but they are still ahead!  They placed 4th out of 7 teams and we were thrilled.  We don't usually do better than 5th or 6th. Not bad for a team that only practices for 11 weeks out of the year!



Our picture in the program 


The clouds were awesome in the afternoon.

The future paddlers playing on the beach.  They can hardly wait to turn 8 so they can paddle with us.


Little paddlers cheering us on.  So cute.



That's it for now.  I'm hitting the sack.

3 comments:

D and S said...

Looks like a fun filled but exhausting day!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

good luck today!

lea
xo

MotherMotherOcean said...

You did really well. I am proud of you.