Attention: Dragon Boat Israel is back!

Friday, June 06, 2014

Dragon Boat Israel (DBI) is back! An initiative created by members of an Ottawa dragon boat team, the Sea Lions, DBI held two successful international festivals in 2012 and 2013. After overseeing a national race coming up on June 12-13, 2014, DBI will be coming back with an even bigger and better international festival in May of 2015!

Dragon Boat Israel (DBI) introduced the sport of dragon boat racing to Israel in 2012, hoping the world-wide phenomenon would catch on the tiny desert country. Now you can see dragon boats on Sea of Galilee almost daily as Israeli teams prepare for their upcoming race weekend. Better yet, the 2013 champions, the Ohalo Dolphins, have their sights set on the World Championships in Italy in September. Made up of Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Druze team members, the Dolphins embody the best of what DBI hoped for when they brought their love of dragon boat racing from Canada to the Middle East.

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