Metro Ottawa: In Pictures: Weather fails to keep crowds from dragon boat festival

Monday, June 21, 2010

Dragon boaters and their fans proved themselves a tenacious bunch this past weekend.

The weather, which changed from hot and sunny to cloudy and rainy several times during the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, failed to deter people from attending North America’s biggest dragon boat festival.

The event drew a record 75,000 people, including 5,000 paddlers from across the continent, according to the festival’s executive director, John Brooman.

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