Graham already mentioned that Dragon boat is kind of a big deal in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the home of modern dragonboat racing as a sport, and was the site of the first several World Championships. The people seem to really identify with the sport, and there are a lot of ties to the local traditional culture. Going there to race might be kind of like some Hong Kong hockey players coming to Canada to play in the NHL… a much bigger deal than they are used to.Â Here are some highlights.
Kind of a big deal