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“People should be proud of their sexual orientation and gender identity” – that’s the proud motto of our team, Manila Dragons, as we celebrated the annual Gay Pride last June 25.

The celebration of life, love and freedom is not just about parades and partying. For us, PADDLING our way through liberty gives us a […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

WE PADDLE FOR OUR PLANET!!!

Paddle for the Planet is a one-day, annual, global event that takes place all over the world. It unites paddlers in all countries that hopes to raise awareness and financial support on marine conservation.

Manila Dragons spearheaded this event last June 3, Saturday at CCP docksite. Backed with walis tingting, hand gloves and trash bags, […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

PCKDF Club Crew Challenge Series 1

Fresh from the success of the 1st Paoay Dragon boat race, the Manila Dragons Dragon Boat Rowing Team compete again for the PCKDF Club Crew Challenge Series 1 slated last May 14, 2017 at Manila Bay.

Manila Dragons won numerous accolades including a 1ST PLACE CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD for its Mixed Crew short boat. Other awards are:

6TH […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

1st Paoay Dragon Boat Race 2017

The Municipality of Paoay, Ilocos Norte in cooperation with PCKDF hosted its first dragon boat race held last May 6 at Paoay Lake.

The event was participated by club crews coming from Metro Manila and nearby provinces. It also culminated a dragon boat clinic which was joined by students and children of seasoned paddlers.

Manila Dragons bagged […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

TEAM MAGAZINE CAPTURES MANILA DRAGONS

Dragon boat is an unconventional sport which, over the past years, constantly catches limelight. Way back year 1991, the first ever dragon boat team in Manila was formed. It is what we know today as Manila Dragons Dragonboat Rowing Team or more popularly known as the Manila Dragons. Over the past years, this team bagged […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Visually-Impaired Triathletes graced Manila Dragons

“Being disabled isn’t an excuse” said 14-year old Jerome Nelmida, a visually- impaired athlete who trained for Manila Dragons together with his twin brother, Joshua. It was a fun Saturday morning when the twins surprised the team. Guided by Eric Tinio (team-captain), Tita Edith Esguerra (co-paddler and breast cancer survivor) and members, they ran and […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Latest News|6 Comments

2016 Puerto Princesa International Club Crew Championship

Manila Dragons Dragonboat Rowing Team once again proved that hard work pays off. Last November 12, 2016, The MDDRT joined the 2016 Puerto Princesa International Club Crew Championship which was held at Puerto Princesa, Palawan. It is a 2-day event which was hosted by the Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragonboat Federation and participated by paddlers all […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Latest News, Races & Events|0 Comments

Ibalong Festival 2016 – Dragonboat Race

Last August 2016, Manila Dragons Dragonboat Rowing Team set out to Legazpi City to participate in the annual Ibalong Festival. It is a yearly and colorful event showcasing the culture and lifestyle of our fellow Bicolanos. The dragonboat race kicked off on the 20th of August through the 21st .

Competition was hot as dragonboat […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Latest News, Races & Events|0 Comments

Celebrating The 2013 Earth Day In The Dragon Boat Way

Last May 14, 2013, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) spearheaded the celebration of the 2013 CCP Earth Day. Manila Dragons, together with other teams from the Philippine Canoe and Kayak Federation (PCKF), joined in the celebrations by participating in two activities: the 3K Fun Run and the 1K Dragon Boat Parade.

Members of the […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Manila Dragons Honors The Sea By Joining The Lingayen Boat Parade

Members of the Manila Dragons travelled to Lingayen, Pangasinan last May 1, 2013 to join other Philippine Canoe and Kayak Federation (PCKF) club teams in the annual Pista’y Dagat (Sea Festival). The teams left Manila the night before and after 4 hours of bus travel, arrived in Lingayen a little past midnight of May 1. […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments