Michael Boyd to Race on Team USA in Dragon Boat World Championships

In less than two weeks, Michael Boyd, Captain and Head Coach of the local Phantom Dragons team, will be racing in the IDBF Dragon Boat World Championships in Welland, Ontario.

Those wanting to follow the racing action can do so at the following site:

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If you’re in a position to contribute to this effort, see the documents linked to the image below:

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Crowdfunding Support for Team USA

MB DB ShotMichael Boyd (a/k/a Captain Bligh!), Captain and Head Coach of the Phantom Dragons, just launched a RallyMe crowdfunding campaign to further his efforts to race with Team USA in the IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Welland, Ontario this August.  Please check out the site, and the attached video, at this link:

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Any support you can provide would be greatly appreciated, either financially, or by spreading the word about this campaign via EMail and social media sites.  Thank You!

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Boyd Trying Out for Team USA Crew

MB DB ShotMichael Boyd (a/k/a Captain Bligh!), Captain and Head Coach of the Phantom Dragons dragon boat race team, is vying for a position on the Senior C Team USA Crew that will race in the IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Welland, Ontario this coming August.

Boyd has successfully completed initial physical testing and an the first of two Three-Day Tryout Camps in Florida.  He is scheduled to compete in the second camp in early March.  Stay tuned for more information concerning his quest, and a crowd-funding campaign that is being organized to help defray a portion of the associated expenses.

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Prototype Pool Paddling Simulator Sold

PD Winter Pool2The Phantom Dragons’ prototype pool paddling simulator, designed and constructed by Michael Boyd (Captain Bligh) in 2010, has been sold to the FYP Island Warriors team in Houston, Texas.  A group of Island Warrior paddlers made a quick road trip to Colorado over Thanksgiving weekend to pick up the training device.

IMG_0471 SmPlans for an improved, second-generation simulator are in the works – stay tuned for further updates!