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2014
Photo of team members Donna Brox (left) and Jo-Anne McDermott at the Relay for Life held at Guelph Lake, June 13, 2014.
Credit: Murray Brox


2013
Photo taken at "Media Splash" to promote Boob Tour event, February 28, 2013
Taken near Guelph City Hall, February 9, 2013
Credit: Melissa Joseph

"Boob Tour much-needed Breast Strokes fundraiser"
Article in Guelph Tribune, February 21, 2013 issue
Click here to view the pdf version of the article

Link to our fundraiser webpage on theboobtour.com

Link to our Thank You in Guelph Tribune

View Video: BreastStrokes new boat, DragonFly, arrives at Puslinch Lake,
delivered by GWN -- June 1, 2013 (Time: 23 seconds)

View Video: BreastStrokes Dragon Boat Team launches the new boat "DragonFly" on Puslinch Lake -- June 1, 2013 (Time: 4:56)

BreastStrokes’ DragonFly takes off at Puslinch Lake

Article and photo in newspaper The Wellington Advertiser: June 7, 2013 issue

2012
Team Photo taken at Peterborough, June 9, 2012:
"BreastStrokes" team

Photo - loading the boat at Woodstock, August 11, 2012

Team Photo taken at Stratford, September 15, 2012

Second Honorary Life Membership
Awarded to Ily Brimacombe (right) by Team Captain Shelly Watson.
Ily is a founding member, paddler, drummer and Executive Committee secretary.
December 1, 2012

2011
Official Team Photo taken at Peterborough, June 11, 2011:
"BreastStrokes" team

Pulling together for health and charity
Article and photo in St. Catharines newspaper The Standard: July 24, 2011 issue
Image 2 (of 3) highlights team member Ryna Cote and the article quotes Ryna.

BreastStrokes Offers Breast Cancer Support
Dragon boat team makes waves for cancer
Article from At Guelph, University of Guelph: October 21, 2011
Information about the team and first honorary life membership,
which was awarded to team manager

Click here to view the pdf version of the article


2010
Official Team Photo taken at IDBF, Peterborough, June 12, 2010:
"BreastStrokes / Nipples on Ripples" combined team
Credit: On the Spot Photography, Peterborough

"Paddling their way to better health"
ObserverXtra online version June 11, 2010
Three Images used for article
At the dock JMM_7583
Barb JMM_7553
On the water JMM_7598

Motos For Moms 2010
“Motos for Moms” at Walton TransCan Motocross track. This event was a fundraiser for BreastStrokes Dragon Boat Team. Proceeds helped sponsor BreastStrokes' competition at 2011 dragon boat festivals and also fund the team's outreach programs: to promote the value of total fitness and upper body strength, and help survivors cope with rehabilitation and life during and after breast cancer diagnosis.

2008
"Way To Go BreastStrokes" - information about the team
CPE newsletter: Article

Motos For Moms 2008
“Motos for Moms” at Walton TransCan Motocross track. This event was a fundraiser for BreastStrokes Dragon Boat Team. Proceeds helped sponsor BreastStrokes' competition at international event in Peterborough in 2010.


2007
February 24, 2007
Support Guelph’s Only Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team
BreastStrokes presents Reelin’ N’ Rockin’ Dance to the music of the 50's and 60's

"BreastStrokes Team Down Under for Dragon Boat Races" - competing in Australia
Article from At Guelph, University of Guelph

Note: Similar articles can be viewed at these links:

BreastStrokes Compete at World Invitational in Australia
University of Guelph Campus Bulletin

BreastStrokes Compete at World Invitational in Australia
Exchange Magazine (scroll down to just below the halfway point on this webpage)


2006
Motos For Moms 2006
“Motos for Moms” September 30th at Walton TransCan Motocross track. This event was a fundraiser for BreastStrokes Dragon Boat Team. Proceeds helped sponsor BreastStrokes' competition at international event in Australia in 2007.

Riding the Dragon Down Under
Participating in New Zealand dragon boat races
University of Guelph Alumnus Article by BreastStrokes team member Connie Jasinskas


2005
There is Life After Breast Cancer
About team member Myrna Dyson
Article from At Guelph, University of Guelph

Breast cancer 'pilgrimage'
Aabout team member Lynn Wills' walking tour
Guelph Tribune: Article

U of G Team to Compete in Regatta for Breast Cancer Survivors - About competing in Vancouver, 2005 event
University of Guelph Campus News

Team Photos at the Ten Years Abreast Celebration Dragonboat Festival, Vancouver, 2005 (from the Abreast in a Boat website)
Photo 1 - BreastStrokes team members
Photo 2 - Combined team: BreastStrokes team members plus other paddlers

The BreastStrokes Dragonboat team hosts the Bourbon Street Ball, its fourth annual fundraiser dance, Feb. 26 at 9 p.m. in Peter Clark Hall.
Ready To Go
- at the Bourbon Street Ball
Guelph Mercury: Photo and Caption


2004
Team at Guelph Lake Dragon Boat Festival, June 2004
Newspaper Photo and Caption


2003
"Taking control pumped her up"
Interview with team member Jacqueline Meikle
Guelph Mercury: Article


2002
"New book release"
Paddling with the Dragon
Book compiled by team member Lynn Wills
Guelph Mercury: Photo and Caption

"Slaying the Dragon" about book Paddling with the Dragon
Guelph Mercury: Article


2001
Dragon Boat Symbol of Hope, Strength

Article from At Guelph, University of Guelph

 
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Donation of storage space for our team - equipment and files, supplies
  Thank You
for being one of our Supporters!

Lindsay Mayot of Special Interest Automobiles, Cambridge, for donation of storage space and repairs for our dragon boat and trailer.
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