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2016 Oriental Dragon Boat Races at River Dunes7th Annual Festival
August 16, 2016
A perennial drummer in Oriental year after year, 90 year old Fran Deaton Bennett, has taken part in every Oriental Dragon Boat race.Between heats, rowers found shade — and sometimes even a breeze — under the tents.The edge of Grace Harbor was lined with tents for the teams. Some paddlers sought more than shade to cool off between races.The hose was used not for a wet-t-shirt contest but as a cooling tool.The River Dunes team answers the call to muster for the next heat.One of the winning Marine team.
Posted Tuesday August 16, 2016 by Ben Casey
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