Congratulations to Meraloma Club Past President, & Rugby Alumni, Gary Cohen on his performance at the 2017 World Dragon Boat Championships (24 countries competed) that were recently held in Kunming, China.
Gary is a member of the Canadian National Dragon Boat team which competed in the Senior C Division. Gary is the right stroke on the Men's & Mixed teams which went undefeated in 14 races in the distances of 2K, 200m, and 500m, winning 6 Gold medals in total.
"Singing O Canada with my team mates from coast-to-coast, in Canada's 150th year of confederation, makes me proud to be a Canadian" said Gary.
" A big thank you to my family, my False Creek Racing Canoe Club team mates, my Fitness Trainer, friends, Eye of The Dragon Dragon boat team, Maccabi Sports and The Meraloma Club - I share this World Championship with all of you!"
By Brent Frid