DRAGON BOAT RACING

Formed in 2004, Team Survivor Tampa Bay’s “Pink Dragon Ladies®” joins a worldwide network of hundreds of cancer survivor teams for women.  Since our founding, hundreds of survivors have paddled with us. 

A dragon boat team consists of 20 paddlers sitting two abreast, plus a steersperson who steers the boat from the rear and a drummer who sits at the front.  The team of paddlers work in unison to propel the boat forwards from a standing start.

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What We Provide Our members

  • We own our dragon boat and provide a minimum of 2 practices per week throughout most of the year.
  • We provide paddles and Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs).
  • We provide coaching services at all practices and races.
  • We provide workshops or clinics to teach proper and safe paddling technique.
  • We pay team race registration fees.
  • We provide an environment where our members can connect and support each other throughout their cancer treatments and beyond.