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Customizing Dragon Boat Team Paddles - What's it like to work with Hornet's design team?

Customizing Dragon Boat Team Paddles - What's it like to work with Hornet's design team?

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What’s it like to work with Hornet’s design Team? Ask San Diego Dragon Boat Team!   If you want to become familiar with the experience of working with Hornet’s design team on your paddle design, hear from Rosauro and his team from San Diego Dragon Boat Team (SDDBT), who had a great experience designing their team paddle.  Here is a little bit about the team. Since its inception, SDDBT has developed in many ways amassing an impressive history of success at all levels including national and world championships. They have grown by adding other crews, including our first women’s crew...

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You can now pre-order your 2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival Florence Italy commemorative paddle online.

You can now pre-order your 2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival Florence Italy commemorative paddle online.

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  You can now pre-order your 2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival Florence Italy commemorative paddle online.          There are 2 ordering options: Pre pay online and pick up the paddle in Florence Pre pay online and have it shipped to your home after the event is over in the end of July, 2018.   Important information about picking up your paddle in Florence This paddle will be available for pick up in Florence during the registration period. The paddle will not be shipped to you.  The price includes 22% Italian VAT.   Important information about having the paddle...

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2018 March Madness Winner is... G9 Kaizen!

2018 March Madness Winner is... G9 Kaizen!

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Over the course of last month, we ran the 2018 March Madness Dragon Boat Paddle Design Tournament  where you were able to vote for your favorite Hornet Dragon Boat Design in a March Madness style tournament bracket. This year, we had 14 exciting and colorful designs for our paddles as well as two black paddles, a glossy and matte design, that were matched up against each other in one-on-one battle of popularity. The winner you chose as the best Hornet Dragon Boat Paddle Design is G9 Kaizen! The battle was tough but the G9 Kaizen won the G16 Sakura Koi Fish Design in the...

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The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

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        Hornet Watersports is proud of our continued partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast cancer....

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PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

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This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. Teams vary from highly competitive at one end of the spectrum to all-inclusive at the other end, with everything in between. Finding the right team for you is often a difficult process. Some paddlers find themselves wanting more of a competitive challenge, yet the club they belong to has more of a social focus. Other paddlers want to be on the race crew more often, yet their skill set isn’t developed enough and so they find themselves as a “spare” quite frequently. Some paddlers truly believe that they want to be on a...

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