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May 17, 2015 5:27pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 5 days ago

Congratuations to LARDie alum Patrick Ng for graduating with a DPT at Touro University Nevada

May 17, 2015 2:30pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 6 days ago

The annual commandeering of the Davy Crockett canoes at Disneyland!

May 15, 2015 12:25pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 8 days ago

Congrats to the paddlers for making the U24 Team USA. It's great seeing paddlers within our local community representing our country!

Pacific Dragon Boat Association

Our youth initiative has been an important goal for our organization. We would like to congratulate the following West Coast paddlers for being accepted to the 2015 U24 Team USA. James Dunbar - Wasabi Burn Curtis Guinn - Space DragonsTek Li - SF Dragon Warriors, CAU, Islais Creek leadershipWesley Luu - SF Blazing Dragons Antonio Maldonado-Liu - Wasabi Burn Allan Nguyen - Space DragonsJake Pham - San Diego Andrew Tsao - San Jose Great White Brandon Yip - Ripple Effect - HS paddler training at Islais Creek and part of leadershipJessica Beutler (steer) - Wasabi Sue Burtner - Penn Dragon Boat-Cal graduate/ CAU, PDBA youth rep, Islais Creek founderSally Chou - CAU/Northwind DB, Islais Creek leadership Audrey Frey - Sandpoint Outrigger Canoe Club- Seattle Stephanie Yee - Arizona DBAAmihan Zapanta-Arroyo - Ripple Effect - HS paddler training at Islais Creek and part of leadershipIf you would like to donate to help support these paddlers please contact us at

May 01, 2015 12:17pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 22 days ago

Find your inner Avenger and help the people of Nepal who have been devastated by the earthquake last weekend. LARD will be participating in this paddle-thon along with other local teams to help raise donations for this cause. Donate or come out and paddle with us! No Hulk strength required!

Southern California Dragon Boat Club

April 27, 2015 10:56pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 25 days ago

It's 2015 we promised to bring back our annual Paddle Art contest. If you are a high school or college student show off your artistic side! See event for contest information and details. We will have 2 contests, a social media one and the main event. We have a social media contest for popular vote with a $100 cash prize. The main contest will have a grand prize of a carbon fiber paddle. Submit your artwork today! Submissions will be received until June 20th.

April 27, 2015 3:16pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 25 days ago

Congrats to LARD Red on getting 1st place in D Div at the Spring Long Beach Race! It was great seeing the all the local competition come together yesterday! PC: Sarah Leung

April 12, 2015 8:00am | Los Angeles Racing Dragons about 1 month ago

Congrats to these LARDies for taking on Ragnar! These guys challenged themselves to run 200 miles in 31 hours. LARD Strong on and off the water!

April 10, 2015 6:57am | Los Angeles Racing Dragons about 1 month ago

Some of our teammates decided to take on a different race. This weekend we have 12 racers representing LARD at the SoCal Ragnar Race. They'll be running from LA to SD. Good luck guys!

March 31, 2015 9:52am | Los Angeles Racing Dragons about 1 month ago

March 27, 2015 11:30am | Los Angeles Racing Dragons about 1 month ago

A long time ago... In a paddling galaxy far far away.... ObiLARD Kenobi, Darth LARD, LARD Luke, and LARD Leia set out to Tempe, AZ to race in the 2015 Arizona Dragon Boat Festival. May the force be with you.