Ottawa Sun: Dragon Boat festival brings throngs
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The faint strains of “stroke ... stroke” could be heard along with cheers as dragon boat teammates strained at their oars on a hot Saturday at Mooney’s Bay.
It was the first racing day of the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, featuring more than 200 teams.
Organizers expect 75,000 people over the three days.