July 8, 2014

2009

The 2009 Season saw New Dragons take on the title of National Champions, along with their continued domination of the University Division at TIDBRF and Waterloo.

2009 Season Wrap-Up Video
Check out this video made by Wei Yan, one of our Promotions Director, to wrap up our amazing 2009 season and our quest to becoming the 2009 U23 National Club Crew Champions!

Race Results – 2009 Season
Canadian National Dragon Boat Championships 2009 (August 21-23,2009)
Note: Special thanks to team members Benjamin Choi, Donald Lee, and Peter Panacci for all their support on the sidelines, and Helen Lui and Roy Park who were unable to make it out to Montreal! And a big thank you to the friends and families for all the help and support! We couldn’t have done it without all of you!
Race Time Place
Heat 1 – Grand Dragon/Under 23 Mixed (250m) 1:01.66 1st
Heat 1 – Under 23 Open (250m) 1:02.56 1st
Final – Under 23 Mixed (250m) 1:02.60 1st
Final – Under 23 Open (250m) 1:02.40 1st
Final – Under 23 Mixed (2000m) 9:33.80 1st
Final – Under 23 Open (2000m) 9:38.36 1st
Heat 1 – Under 23 Open (500m) 2:07.62 1st
Final – Under 23 Open (500m) 2:08.30 1st
Heat 1 – Grand Dragon / Under 23 Mixed (500m) 2:10.00 2nd
Final A – Under 23 Mixed (500m) 2:07.86 1st
Overall Standing – U23 Open ——– 1st /3
Overall Standing – U23 Mixed ——– 1st /3
The New Dragons are the 2009 under 23 Canadian National Dragon Boat Champions (mixed gender and all-men divisions)!
Kiwanis Dragon Boat Festival of Waterloo (July 18, 2009)
Note: The men’s and women’s sprints were collaborative efforts between New Dragons and Carpe Diem. A big thanks for Carpe Diem for being such a fun team!
Race Time Place
Round 1 (500m) – Lane 3 2:09.07 1st
Women’s Sprint (300m) – Lane ?:??.?? 2nd
Men’s Sprint (300m) – Lane 4 1:14.70 1st
Round 2 (500m) – Lane 4 2:09.03 1st
C&U University Championship (500m) – Lane 4 2:07.23 1st
Kiwanis Grand Championship (500m) – Lane 4 2:07.07 1st
Overall Standing – University Division ——– 1st /5
Overall Standing ——– 1st /33
Note: New Dragons are the Grand Champions for the 3rd consecutive year!
2009 Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival (June 20-21, 2009)
Race Time Place
Sport Division Open – CCWC Qualifier (500m) – Lane 5 2:11.93 5th
Premier Mixed Qualifier 1 (500m) – Lane 5 2:11.21 3rd
Premier Mixed Qualifier 2 (500m) – Lane 2 2:06.46 1st
Universities Championship (500m) – Lane 4 2:03.84 1st
Sports Open Final (500m) – Lane 6 2:00.07 5th
Premier Mixed Final B (500m) – Lane 5 2:05.37 2nd
Overall Standing – University Division ——– 1st /19
Note: New Dragons are the university champions for the 4th consecutive year!
Overall Standing – Sport Open Division ——– 5th /6
Overall Standing – Premier Mixed Division ——– 8th /100
Pickering Dragonboat Challenge 13 (June 6, 2009)
Race Time Place
Sport Mixed Preliminary (500m) – Lane 2 2:14.64 4th
University Cup Championship Final (500m) – Lane 4 2:13.35 2nd
Sport B Division Semi-Finals (500m) – Lane 6 2:07.98 1st
Sport B Division Championship Final (500m) – Lane 6 2:08.80 1st
Overall Standing – University Division ——– 2nd /11
Overall Standing – Sport Mixed Division ——– 13th /21
7th Annual Lively Dragon Milton Dragon Boat Festival (May 23, 2009)
Race Time Place
Round 1 – Qualifier (500m) – Lane 4 2:12:27 2nd
Round 2 – Qualifier (500m) – Lane 3 2:07:33 2nd
Division A Finals (500m) – Lane 3 2:07:03 3rd
Bonus Race (250m) – Lane 2 1:22:87 2nd
Bonus Race (2000m) – Boat 10 9:56:57 3rd
Overall Standing – Mixed Division ——– 3rd /56