About Dragon Boating

Dragon Boating is one of the most colourful, exciting and exhilarating sports In the World.

Dragon boating originated in China over 2,000 years ago and now has a world participation rate of 65 million people per annum.  The majority of these people paddle at festivals, corporate, university events etc. and about 2 million people race competitively each racing season.

This makes Dragon Boating one of the world’s most popular sports, with representation in over 90 countries. It is the fastest growing water sport in Australia, both for individuals, private and corporate teams. It is a dynamic and exciting sport with many opportunities for individuals to compete at social, State, National and International levels.

Dragon boating is a fun and accessible sport for people of all ages, who are team players and enjoy being on the water.

For more information on the history and traditions of dragon boating visit –

Forza History  – https://forzadbc.org.au/forza/history/

Western Australian History – https://forzadbc.org.au/about/west-australia/

Australian History –  https://forzadbc.org.au/about/national/

International History – https://forzadbc.org.au/about/international/

Traditions of Dragon Boating – https://forzadbc.org.au/about/traditions/


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