NYC MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPPTY-THIS WKND – INTERNATIONAL COACHES COME TO QUEENS TO CONDUCT CLINIC FOR 2012 HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL NY RACE PARTICIPANTS.
WHAT- THE ANNUAL HKDBF NY COACHES CLINIC
WHEN-WILL HELD BE THIS WKND: JUNE 16 & 17th, SAT & SUN from 10-1pm–
WHERE– AT: MEADOW LAKE, FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, QUEENS,NY
LEARN HOW TO WIN!- PREP FOR FESTIVAL– COACH’S CLINIC THIS WKND!
IN PREPARATION FOR THE 22ND ANNUAL HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NY- 2 OF THE MOST WINNING INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT TEAM COACHES FROM CANADA WILL BE AVAILABLE TO TRAIN TEAMS ON STEERING & PADDLING.
CHASE BOATS ARE AVAILABLE. MEDIA IS INVITED TO COVER
(Best time for coverage is Sat 10am-1pm)
COACHES BRIEF BIO-
Konrad D’becker -Canadian National Team Premiere Open coach, 2000-2005, Nations Cup coaching staff 2001, 2003, 2004.
Chrissy Wessman– is a multiple dragon boat world champion and sprint canoe Canadian champion. Somewhere in there she also managed to get her MBA. Chrissy is currently a partner in Paddlecore, a dragon boat coaching and services company, and is also currently working with the Canadian Senior Champions
TEAM PRACTICES FOR THE 22ND annual HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK RUN EVERY WEEKEND ON MEADOW LAKE, FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK. (SAT/SUN 10-2) CHASE BOATS ARE AVAILABLE.
THERE IS STILL TIME FOR NEW TEAMS TO REGISTER.
WE ARE ALSO SEEKING VOLUNTEERS, STAFF& SPONSORS TO JOIN US.
(MEDIA ALWAYS WELCOME TO JOIN US AT PRACTICE)
The “Year of the Water Dragon” 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NY is scheduled for Sat /Sun Aug 4-5, 9-5pm @ Meadow Lake- Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY. The event is free, open to the public and is held rain or shine.
An International Sporting and Cultural Event. With 170 +Teams comprising over 2,000 athletes competing from around the world the annual HKDBF NY is the largest Festival of its kind in the US and the largest Multicultural Festival in NYC.
FULL INFO & SCHEDULE @ WWW.HKDBF-NY.ORG