Team USA

Northland and the World!

9 Minnesotans, 7 of them from the Northland, are currently in Florida as a part of Team USA in the IDBF (International Dragon Boat Federation) World Super Crew Championships. More than 20 countries are represented at these races.
First day of races was the 2000 meters there was only 1 race to determine the winners: USA Premier Women - Silver; Senior Mixed- Silver; Senior Open - Silver; U23-Silver.
These teams all had at least 1 Northland representative.
There will be 4 more days of racing. Events include the 1000m, 500m, and 250m sprint.
The Members from Minnesota who made it are Ron Deters (Duluth), Julie Deters (Duluth), Lani Dalbacka (Duluth), Clara Salveson (Duluth), Emily Gilbertson (Minneapolis), Maren Hagen (Grand Rapids), Christine Hansen (Duluth), Lilly Manns (Minneapolis), and Rick (last name not available)(Grand Rapids)
8 if these 9 Member are also members of the Wikiwiki Wahine's Dragon Boat Team, the Local Duluth team that won the 2010 Women's Premier division of the USDBF National Championships.

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