Dragons Abreast Brisbane Incorporated
We are part of Dragons Abreast Australia (DAA) which is the national organisation comprised of breast cancer survivors (and some very special supporters) of various ages from a great variety of backgrounds, athletic abilities and interests.
Our team name is Missabittatitti (affectionately known as MBT).
Our paddlers are also members of Brisbane River Dragons Dragon Boat and Outrigger Canoe Club Incorporated. Established in 1998 Brisbane River Dragons Dragon Boat and Outrigger Canoe Club Incorporated (BRD) is the oldest dragon boat club in Brisbane. We are a competitive yet social paddling club that train and compete throughout the year.
We are an enthusiastic group of breast cancer survivors who thrive on the positive outcome that being involved in a dragon boating team provides. As well as gaining support within the team, we hope to show other women that there is a positive outcome from such a challenging journey. High on our list of priorities is having fun, trying new things, meeting interesting people and being involved in a challenging, physical activity whilst promoting breast cancer awareness.
We have been very fortunate that we are able to train and participate in competition, unlike many other Clubs both in Australia and across the World. As Dragons Abreast Brisbane (Missabittatitti) we have a very unique way to celebrate and remember all our Members and those who are either doing it tough or can’t join…
Paddling has finished for this year and we are taking a short break. We will resume training again on Saturday 9th January, 2021. We already have a busy few months planned with our first Regatta on 17th January followed by two more in February before we test ourselves at the Dragon Boat Queensland State Championships…
COVID-19 didn’t stop us from celebrating our 20th year with launch of our new Race Shirt! We may have had many of our other planned celebrations put on hold until 2021, but during lockdown we held a competition to design a new Race Shirt. We received over 70 designs from all over the world –…