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June 08, 2015 1:18pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 3 months ago

Once a year, members of the Los Angeles Racing Dragons take time away from paddling to volounteer at the LA Food Bank. This past weekend LARD members sorted 16,500 pounds of food to be distributed to School programs, Senior Centers, Food Pantries, Shelters & Soup Kitchens in the LA Area. PC: Manny Favela and Taylor Mar


May 17, 2015 5:27pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 4 months 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 4 months ago

The annual commandeering of the Davy Crockett canoes at Disneyland!


May 15, 2015 12:25pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 4 months ago

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

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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 treasurer@pdbausa.org

May 01, 2015 12:17pm | Los Angeles Racing Dragons 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months ago