Author: brooke squires

A Well-and Fun Race Day – The Regatta Season Begins!

🐉Welland, you were a mighty fine race to kick off the season!! The conditions were perfect , the competition fierce and our team was on fireeee🔥🔥 Was an early 545 am start to hit the road by 6. I’m not a morning person by any stretch but we were thoroughly prepared the night before which […]

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Finally Back on the Water!

This week we FINALLY got to paddle wahoo!!!🎉🐉🙌🏻 after what seemed like the looooongest winter of all time lol we had such a fun but also tough first practice! I won’t lie , my back, arms, and butt were not too pleased almost immediately..but every year it’s the same thing right 🤣🤣body just has to […]

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The Sea Dragon of Barrie

Good morning dragons!!✌🏻☺️We got to go for a little stroll this morning before work and it is so pretty out there☀️😍 this beauty of a statue was donated to our city by a very talented local artist. For us, the #seadragon is an awesome reminder of what it means to be a dragon boater. To […]

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Spring Fit Test

Into the woods we go! ☺️Just love the feel and smell of spring 🌻🌿🍃🌱 yesterday we had our dragon boat fit test where we are marked on number of squats, sit ups, pushups we can complete in 2 min… plank till you can’t hold it anymore and of course a 500m test on the erg. […]

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A Bittersweet Time

To marathon or to not marathon .. a thought we’ve been contemplating up until recently . I know this isn’t a journal platform though sometimes I treat it that way haha but I enjoy getting my thoughts out on here sometimes …. anyways I won’t go into specific details, but It has been a bit […]

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Hey Team! Bring Back Some Sunshine Please

Happy Saturday friends!☀️🏝 👍🏻👍🏻 👉🏻little fake news cause unfortunately we are pretty far from sunny Florida 😎 while some of our teammates are there right now , in Ontario we are experiencing a winter wonderland in April instead lol sleet , snow , rain all of that yucky stuff 😩😳😬😑 crazy right ?? Lol Rock […]

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Reminiscing About Orlando Dragon Boat Camp

All of this snow has me dreaming about camp last year in #Orlando!☀️🛶 💕what an adventure those 10 days were at @gwndragonboat #trainingcamp . While Andrew was heading there for his second year and knew what to expect, it was my first experience doing a week long “dragon boat boot camp” man was it ever […]

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Where Are You Spring? A Very Snowy April

❗️warning❗️an extra long post ahead😂😂 Happy hump day peeps !!!✌🏻 What’s shaking for you all this Wednesday??? While not exactly what you hope for in April , we are dealing with the white stuff here once again and some cold temps! Weather aside, we made it out for our training run this weekend, finishing off […]

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Coach: 2KM Today – Me: New Phone Who Dis?

lol the struggle is real!😅 but in all honesty , I was terrified for my first 2k race .. literally nauseous minutes before going out on the water. I was scared I’d have to stop and was scared to let my team down .. and then it happened . We passed that last buoy cheering, […]

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Hilton Head Adventures

We just got back from an amazing family vacation in #hiltonheadisland #southcarolina for my mom’s 60th ! Lots of family time and relaxing..and of course some bevies💁🏼‍♀️🍻 .. but we did try to balance things out a bit by biking everyday ..squeezed in a few runs and did a couple of circuit workouts with a pretty beautiful view!🌞🌊🌴 […]

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