Subscribe to our RSS feed

Blog — dragon boat

The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

Posted by Hornet Watersports on

          Hornet Watersports is proud of our continued partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast...

Read more...

PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

PADDLECHICA: Choosing the Dragon Boat Team That’s Right For You

Posted by Hornet Watersports on

This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. Teams vary from highly competitive at one end of the spectrum to all-inclusive at the other end, with everything in between. Finding the right team for you is often a difficult process. Some paddlers find themselves wanting more of a competitive challenge, yet the club they belong to has more of a social focus. Other paddlers want to be on the race crew more often, yet their skill set isn’t developed enough and so they find themselves as a “spare” quite frequently. Some paddlers truly believe that they want to be on a more...

Read more...

IBCPC Partnership with Hornet Watersports

IBCPC Partnership with Hornet Watersports

Posted by Hornet Watersports on

IBCPC Partnership  Hornet Watersports is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast cancer....

Read more...

PADDLECHICA: Dragon Boat Help! How to Ask For It, How to Offer It

PADDLECHICA: Dragon Boat Help! How to Ask For It, How to Offer It

Posted by Kristin Stickels on

This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. As adults, we often find it difficult to ask for help or clarification when we don’t understand something. We are reluctant to appear weak or ignorant, and we are frequently intimidated by the very people we should be requesting assistance from. There is something frightening about asking for help from those who are better than us. We tend to put people up on a pedestal and perceive them as more important than ourselves, making it nearly impossible to request any assistance. All too often I have seen paddlers who need help in various aspects...

Read more...

PADDLECHICA: Mental Toughness - The Mental Game of Paddling

PADDLECHICA: Mental Toughness - The Mental Game of Paddling

Posted by Hornet Watersports on

This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. In the middle of a recent training session I started thinking about how many parts of my body were hurting. I let my mind wander and it became my worst enemy. I started questioning why in the heck I put myself through the hour-long torture session we affectionately call “training,” especially at 5:45 in the morning. My mind started to take over and sadly I willingly let it. The truth is, paddling is a mental game. Obviously technique is important, and you can’t neglect the physical strength and proficiency needed for competing. But without...

Read more...

Scroll To Top