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By Arlene Chan,Susan Humphries

Paddles Up! presents an in-depth examine dragon boating from its beginnings in old China to the modern day prominence of Canadian groups at the foreign scene, as instructed within the phrases of most sensible coaches of men’s and women’s groups, specialists and fans, and activities well-being execs throughout Canada. Contributing writers contain Mike Haslam, government president foreign Dragon Boat Federation; Matthew Smith, president Dragon Boat Canada; Kamini Jain, Vancouver; Albert MacDonald, Halifax; Jamie Hollins, Pickering; Matt Robert, Montreal; and Jim Farintosh, Toronto. via legends, background, and traditions, to paddling suggestions and psychological readiness, and from making a choice on equipment to unprecedented achievements, a battery of Canadian dragon-boat notables percentage their huge wisdom in a single authoritative volume.

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