- The sport of dragon boat racing has its roots in an ancient folk ritual.
For competition events, dragon boats are generally rigged with decorative Chinese dragon heads and tails.
The use of dragon boats are believed by scholars, sinologists, and anthropologists to have originated in southern central China more than 2500 years ago.
The direction of a dragon boat's movement is controlled by the steerer standing in the back of the boat.
The established International Federation for dragon boat sport is the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF).
Whether it is Taiwan, Japan, South Korea or Vietnam, there are dragon boats.
The dragon boat is almost a symbol of tradition.
Every dragon boat is beautiful.
The dragon boat is completely advanced by human paddles.
The dragon boat steering is quite difficult.