While some paddlers were down in Liverpool paddling with other breast cancer paddlers at Pool of Life's Dragons and Flowers regatta there were still other members paddling on Windermere.
We were in John’s capable hands as helm and 8 of us spread out in Artemis Phyllis to get the balance right.
'Dotting of the Eyes' 2019
A tradition of Chinese dragon boating is dotting the eyes of the dragon heads. Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and important celebration in China and generally falls in early June
Paddlers for Life Windermere honour this event by dotting the eyes of the ...
We had a good turnout with John and Helen at the helm.
It was a great morning paddle with two boats out and two new paddlers too.
A fantastic team effort from the Florence crew practising race starts, lengthening the stroke........trying to take 2 inches off the back of the stroke and put it on the front really helped ...
Mags and June
promoted the activities of Paddlers for Life at a MacMillan Cancer health and wellbeing event in Kendal.
Paddlers for Life Windermere took to the water on June
13th. participating in a celebration of 20 years of breast cancer survivor dragon boat paddling.
They joined an international 'paddling party' celebrating this milestone. Abreast in a Boat in Canada were the first breast cancer dragon boat team ...
Eye Dotting ceremony 2013
It is traditional each year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month (usually June
) for crews of paddlers to re-enact the frantic rush to save poet and courtier Qu Yuan, by powering long narrow boats with the ferocious heads of dragons mounted on the prow through the water, to the frenzied, ...
Sue is enjoying every minute.
A much deserved honour!
nominated her in recognition for all her hard work in founding, establishing, organising and guiding
Paddlers for Life Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat ...
Sian, Judy and Steve did a wonderful job of planning and organising this event raising funds for Paddlers for Life.
Jo, Helen, Barbara, Judy, Nick, Louisa, Eunice, Fran, and Steve all took their turn along with many of Sian's student friends from her ...
Well, we did it!
Paddlers for Life in the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
What an amazing experience our Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Pageant paddle was!
All 12.94 miles of it!
This photo is from the Telegraph. June
calls it 'Paddlers for Life Canaletto Moment!'
Hard training and preparation by all Paddlers for Life members has been undertaken over the early months of 2012.
Tony and Paul have helmed paddlers who have trained in beautiful, additional evening sessions.
Peter and Jane have provided their usual high standard of helming and coaching in regular Sunday paddling along ...