Dragon boat Mavericks secure silver

The Fraser Valley Dragon Boat's Mavericks earned silver at the Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival.

The Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club’s Mavericks travelled to the Island last weekend for the Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival, bringing home a silver medal in the Jade division.

Their best performance in the first day of races was a third place showing in their second run, battling through adversity to overcome technical difficulties.

The Mavericks finished first in the Jade division semi-final, and second in the final with a time of 2:13:67 — the fastest time posted by a FVDBC team this year.

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