Fusion and Girl Power at Rawdon

Rawdon, that annual event signalling the end of season and remaining days of summer. To that effect, BananaShip did things a little different. Our ladies revived an old classic – “Phil’s Femmes Fatales” – and took home the bronze! And the guys fusion danced with the boys from McGill Dragon Boat Z (Yes, that was a Dragon Ball reference) – forming Banana Ball Z! How did our combined boat do? Placing 4th in the Grand Open final, just needs a few polishing in the hyperbolic time chamber. And with that, our 2016 comes to a close. Check back once in awhile for updates – there’s still the end of season festivities.

Rawdon Festival 2016

Rawdon Dragon Boat Festival 2016 (August 6, 2016)

Mixed
BananaShip
Heat 1 (500m):
1st (02:18.25)
Heat 2 (250m):
2nd (01:06.53)
Final B (500m):
4th (02:24.23)

Open/Women’s Category
Banana Ball Z (Open)
Phil’s Femmes Fatales (Women)
Heat 1 (500m):
4th (02:15.73)
2nd (02:30.56)
Heat 2 (250m):
4th (01:04.33)
1st (01:14.58)
Final (500m):
Open Final: 4th (02:24.60)
Women’s Final: 3rd (02:34.33)

Silver at Montreal Challenge 2016

In case you missed last weekend, BananaShip took 2nd in Mixed Division C at this year’s Montreal International Dragon Boat Challenge! Picture finish – with just 0.14 seconds away from the lead; motivation for Rawdon.

(Credits to Mission Dragon Boat for the photo)

Montreal Challenge 2016

Montreal Challenge 2016 (July 15, 2016)

Community
Division
BananaShip
Heat 2
(500m)
3rd /6
(02:15.36)
Semi Final B/C
(500m)
6th /6
(02:17.04)
Final C
(500m)
2nd /6
(02:15.91)
Final A
(2000m)
14th /16
(10:46.52)

Toronto 2016

First race of the season! And what a good way to start – BananaShip’s second appearance at the Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival, and we took home Bronze in Premier E category. On a side note, Happy Father’s Day to our surrogate dad, Xiao! (He’s the oldest) Some pics below.