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Boating, Chinese style: Dragon boats gains fans

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Dragon boat festivals will be held this summer across the United States. (Provided by Texas Dragon Boat Association)

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Dragon boating is growing in popularity outside China, and now is reported to be the fastest growing team water sports internationally. (Provided by Texas Dragon Boat Association)

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A dragon boat is set to carry the Olympic torchbearers in Hong Kong on May 2. But dragon boating is growing in popularity outside China, and now is reported to be the fastest growing team water sports internationally. Races will be held this summer in Boston, New York, Toronto, Vancouver, and Tampa Bay, Fla.


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