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:
If you’re in a position to contribute to this effort, see the documents linked to the image below:
Michael 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:
Captain Bligh / Dragon Boat Team USA
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!
Michael 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.
The 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.
Plans for an improved, second-generation simulator are in the works – stay tuned for further updates!
Beautiful photograph of the Phantom Dragons team, enjoying a sunset practice at Lake Arbor . . .
A new era in terms of potential opportunities for DRACO has begun. On July 28, we received notification that we have officially been granted our IRC 501(c)(3) designation, with an effective date of February 29, 2012 (our date of incorporation).
Evaluation criteria and procedures have been announced for the 2013 USDBF National Team. Interested!? Check out this link:
2013 USDBF Nationals Team