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1996 The Gorging Dragons (then known as Team Victoria) become Vancouver Island’s first organized dragon boat team.  As there were no dragon boats in Victoria, the team train in Voyageur canoes.
1997 A Gorging Dragon team member (working at Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club) arranges to borrow a dragon boat from Vancouver for training purposes.  Team goal to compete at the World Club Crew Championships is born.
1998 The team becomes a registered society and paddling club based out of the newly created Gorge Rowing and Paddling Centre.  Gorging Dragon team members begin coaching numerous recreational teams to help grow the sport in the city.
1999-2002 The team becomes more and more competitive, and begins to finish near, or at, the top of an increasing number of local festivals.
2003 The team wins Pacific Regional Club Crew Championships to qualify for the 2004 World Club Crew Championships in Cape Town, South Africa.
2004 The Gorging Dragons take home bronze in both the 250m and 500m competitions at the World Club Crew Championships.
2005 A Gorging Dragon team member joins Team Canada for the World Dragon Boat Championships in Berlin, Germany, and wins four silver medals and one gold.
2006 Five Gorging Dragons invited to join other teams for the World Club Crew Championships in Toronto, Ontario. 
2007 The Gorging Dragons qualify for the 2008 World Club Crew Championships.  Four Gorging Dragons also join Team Canada for the World Dragon Boat Championships in Sydney, Australia, bringing home six gold medals.
2008 The Gorging Dragons win 2 bronze and 1 silver medals at the World Club Crew Championships in Penang, Malaysia
2010 Two Gorging Dragons named to the Canadian National Dragon Boat team
2011
Team wins gold in the Victoria Dragon Boat festival, and two GDs compete at the World Championships in Tampa, Florida, returning with 6 gold medals, 1 silver, and 1 bronze.
 
 
Awards and recognition:
-2004 World Club Crew Championship bronze medallists (250m and 500m)
-2008 World Club Crew Championship silver medallists (500m) and bronze medallists (250m and 2000m)
-6 time Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival champions
-6 time Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival champions
-4 time Gorge Super Sprint champions
-2 time Victoria Dragon Boat Festival champions
-Past champions of Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, Richmond Dragon Boat Festival, Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival, and Gorge Festival Dragon Boat Regatta
-Featured on the cover of Dragon Boat World magazine, summer 2004 edition
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