C18-28 “2018 Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat Team” Inspiring Lives

Choose Positive Living with Sara Troy and her guest Bryce Butkiewicz, on air from July 10th

Fairway Gorge Paddling Club is excited to introduce a dragon boat team specifically dedicated to cancer survivors and supporters. All of us likely know of someone who either has or has had, a form of cancer.
Dragon boating offers engaging physical exercise, the incredible support of the paddling community, and the involvement in something bigger than the disease, all of which dramatically improve the quality of life for everyone involved. Practices began on July 2nd, and will run twice a week until the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 10­12). New paddlers are welcome and encouraged to contact the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club at 778­432­3472 with questions. We look forward to seeing you out on the water!


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 Bryce Butkiewicz is the group bookings and volunteer coordinator with the Fairway Gorge Paddling Club. An active paddler with the club, Bryce races outrigger canoes and coaches the MS Warriors dragon boat team, a team made up of paddlers with MS and their supporters. Keith and Karen Wilson are co­coaching the Cancer Survivors dragon boat team this year, and together represent many years of involvement with the local dragon boat community. Both were involved with launching the Island Breastrokers dragon boat team, a group committed to supporting paddlers with breast cancer, and bring both their experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to everything they do.

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