PRAIRIE DRAGON PADDLERS
ILLINOIS’ FIRST BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR DRAGON BOAT TEAM
Illinois’ first breast cancer survivor Dragon Boat Team
» empowering survivors through dragon boating and community engagement
» educating about prevention, treatment, and life after diagnosis
» supporting research to find a cure
This is a video from our last race today where our combined PDP and Dragon Diva team went from last place to second place at the finish. Overall, our boat placed 58 out of 125 teams, while paddling with members that paddled together one weekend nine months ago! What a fantastic experience it was from start to finish! ... See more
The mixed boat of Dragon Divas and Prairie Dragon Paddlers otherwise referred to as Dragon Divas and Friends, on their last race of the 2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival, Florence Italy. Watch them go from last to second. Exciting race.
Today was an amazing Parade if Nations to kick off the festival! It was humbling to see approximately 3500 breast cancer survivors all in one location! It was great meeting new people and seeing some familiar beloved faces!
A big shout out to our sister team the Indy SurviveOars paddling under the Pointe Vecchio on the Fiume Arno yesterday!
8 PDP sisters have joined up to paddle on the Arno River in Florence, Italy July 7-8 with the Minneapolis Dragon Divas. 3,500 breast cancer survivors are here from all over the world! Races promise to be good!
Oh my goodness! We had practice today with the Dragon Divas... in ITALY! It is so much fun walking the streets of Florence and seeing and meeting pink sisters from all over the world! And yes, it was HOT and humid- just like home!
This group leaves today to paddle in Florence, Italy! We will share the boat with the Dragon Divas of Minneapolis and paddle with nearly 3000 other survivors from around the world! Here we come 2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival, Florence Italy! ... See more
2018 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival, Florence Italy is the place to watch for updates on the races in Italy! Races will be July 7&8, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. 8 PDP members will be paddling with the Dragon Divas of Minneapolis. It should be a fantastic experience! ... See more
PDP Breakfast Club after practice! Highly recommend Scratch in St Joe! Great food, cool place! Thanks for opening for us Scratch!
Thanks Nancy Elliott for taking our picture!
Prairie Dragon Paddlers
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