• ABOUT the 2016 Jersey Girls
    • This crew represents an attempt by a group of NJDBC dragon boat fanatics to create a women's crew that just wants to get together for some racing.¬† Gals from other crews are welcome to join us!
      • Coach: Ellen L
    • SIGNUP form to receive evites for team activities.
    • SIGNUP form for races
    • TEAM RACE info = IDBR (June 6)
    • 2016 Results!
      • June 4 - Philly IDBR = Gold in Women's B Division (9th overall out of 24 teams)!
        • Thanks to members of DC Dragons, Machestics, River Sirens, NYC United, NYFD for helping to fill out our crew!
      • June 11 - 12 Paddler Challenge = 3rd (3rd over all out of 3 teams) 8-(
        • This was a great event for newbies to get their hands wet, and a good warmup for the rest of the crew to get in some racing for the rest of the season.
  • 2015 MEETINGS
    • 11/14 - Captain's meeting via conference call
    • 12/6 - Team meet and greet @ Maggiano's Rest, Bridgewater Commons Mall @ 2:30PM
    • 3/7 - Individual testing 2-4PM at SideOutSports, Fairfield (we will have 1 Concept IIs on site).
    • 1/10-1/11 - Individual testing 2-4PM at Kushner High School, Livingston (we will have 2 Concept IIs on site).
    • March - TBD, 2nd round of testing
  • 2015 MEMBER REQUIREMENTS
    • Member of NJ Dragon Boat Club, and and other ERDBA member club.
    • Participate in periodic proctored fitness tests. No qualifications required - only to improve own results. Must perform 3 tasks
      in Jan, Mar, Apr, June, July, Aug, Oct
      • 1. pushups: bent knee/straight leg/wall pushup(maximum in 30 seconds)
      • 2. situp: with bent knees and someone holding ankles (max in 1 min)
      • 3. timed distance piece: choice of any of these:
        • 2k time on a concept II rowing machine
        • 500m on outrigger
        • 500m on standup board
        • 1 mile run
        • 1 lap walk around Lake Parsippany (comparable 2 mile at Lake Mercer)
    • Attend 1-2 team practices/month April-October
  • 2015 GOALS
    • Improved individual fitness through the season.
    • Enter a women's team in 2017 US Nationals to vie for a spot in the 2018 Club Crew Worlds
    • compete in 2-3 2015 races
      • 5/16-17 - DC races
      • 6/6 - Philly¬†
      • 6/7 - coach McNamara paddling clinic at Lake Parsippany
      • 6/28 - NJDBC Women's Challenge
      • 7/11 - Ithaca
      • 8/22 - National Harbor
    • Optional events
      • 7/4 - GWN Toronto Sport races
      • 7/19 - NJDBC 12 paddler races
      • 7/25-26 - US Nationals @ Chicago
      • 9/19 - Stratford, Canada
  • 2015 MISCELLANEOUS
    • Team name - Jersey Girls (temp)
    • No Tryouts
    • Team selection for races...go to first 20 signups