CURRENT YEAR Club Accomplishments
     [ Current, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 ]
  Our 2016 season plans include hosting a 12 paddler challenge on June 11.

Bob McNamara Paddling Camp, Tampa - April 3-8
Mary, Dave, Karen and Ellen attended. Week of pushing yourself to make it through the challenging program and matching up with several past TEAM USA members. Two 90 paddling sessions per day and two video review sessions. This left us with plenty of time to check out the local sites: Honeymoon beach, Big cat reserve, karen and ellen even got to race in the Bradenton dragon boat festival - which earned them GOLD!!! 
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S, Florida - April 9, Saturday
Karen snagged a seat on a local women's BCS crew and snagged her first gold as the crew (w/Ellen steering) took the women's division (2 teams) with the help of choppy waters and errant opposing steerers. Dave and Mary tried to do the
Shark Bite challenge, but it was suspended due to high winds. 8-(


Lake Mohawk, Sparta DBF - May 15, Sunday
We took our NJDBC club crew which included members of Team Dragons, Pathways Team SOS and several newbies. After two dominating heats, we eeeked out a win against a local cross-fit crew. Great experience for the newbies, and a strong test of will for the vets. Despite having a sluggish start in the weed lane, we trailed after the start of the 200m+ final. A strong body piece and finish nailed the win by
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Philly Independence DB Regatta - June 4, Saturday
With 2 weeks notice, we moved off the waitlist onto the schedule and managed to scrounge up 20 gals to paddle!  We had paddlers from 5-6 different teams, and several rookies. Somehow, we got better with each heat and ended up winning GOLD in the Women's B division!!! Really!!! Flying pigs everywhere! 8-)

Lake Parsippany 12 paddler challenge - June 11, Saturday
Our SOS Crew finished 3rd in our largest event to date. Several newbies got their first taste of racing!
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Baltimore DBF - June 25, Saturday
We didn't have a team entered this year....but Karen, Dave C and Ellen raced with PDBA. Dave C got Bronze with the Senior Mixed team. Karen and Ellen got gold with PDBA Premier Mixed and Relentless teams. Karen's gold streak hits: 6!

Gilda's Club - South Jersey DBF, Atlantic City - July 9, Saturday
Pathways team SOS, after recording the fastest time of the day, we finished 3rd in the BCS division behind Hope Afloat!
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Long Beach DBF - July 30-31
PDBA tests the West Coast for the 20th anniversary Long Beach races - with Dave C, Dave L, Karen K, Mary and Ellen in tow (Jeanie and Karen's niece came for support) -- Everyone got at least 1 gold! Karen, Mary and Ellen with the Premier women, Dave L with Premier Open and Mixed, Dave C, Mary and Ellen with the Senior B Mixed.  Karen's medal streak ends at 8 (7 golds, 1 bronze)

NYC Hong Kong DBF - August 6-7
Team Dragons takes Gold and 1 free RT ticket to Asia as they dominated the Heritage Mixed division with wins in BOTH the 200m and 500m events! Jersey Girls takes 3rd and prize money in the Women's Championship division. 
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Capital DBR - August 27, Saturday
We didn't have any teams, but Sammy and Amanda raced with a local team of lawyers and nabbed Silver! Dave L and Ellen got Gold with PDBA Mixed A, while Dave C got Bronze in the PDBA Mixed B boat!