Beasts From the East

Beasts From the East
Feb. 25, 2017 — James Dunbar waits for the starting gun to the individual 250 meter indoor dragon boat race during the Beasts From the East Indoor Paddling Regatta at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street in Boston MA, Saturday morning.  Dunbar travels and competes with the DC Dragon Boat Club from Washington D.C. in both team and individual dragon boat races along the East Coast of the United States.  Photo by Kyle Davi.
Beasts From the East
Feb. 25, 2017 — DC Dragon racer James Dunbar, right, competes in the 250 meter dragon boat race with directions from his teammate Jeff Young during the Beasts From the East Indoor Paddling Regatta at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street in Boston MA, Saturday morning.  Dunbar has been competing in dragon boat races for eight years.  “I originally got into it with a friend in high school for a local team and have been hooked ever since,” Dunbar said.  Photo by Kyle Davi.
Beasts From the East
Feb. 25, 2017 — James Dunbar recovers from competing with a mix of coconut and smart water after competing in the 250 meter individual dragon boat race at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street in Boston MA, Saturday morning.  Competitors in the second annual Beasts From the East Indoor Paddling Regatta only get one chance to place in the top three medalling positions per distance.  Photo by Kyle Davi.
Beasts From the East
Feb. 25, 2017 — After competing in three separate events, James Dunbar, right, helps coach his younger teammate Sam Anderson, center, during the Beasts From the East Indoor Paddling Regatta at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street in Boston MA, Saturday morning.  Beasts From the East is one of only two indoor dragon boat regattas along the East Coast of the United States (the other one taking place in New York City).  Photo by Kyle Davi.
Beasts From the East
Feb. 25, 2017 — James Dunbar from DC Dragon Boat Club stretches his right arm and shoulder after competing in the Beasts From the East Indoor Paddling Regatta at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street in Boston MA, Saturday morning.  Dragon boat racing involves one paddle that never switches sides, so racers tend to over extend muscles on their dominant paddling side.  Photo by Kyle Davi.
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