Boracay Dragons champion in US frisbee tourney

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

BORACAY Island -- The Boracay Dragons Frisbee Team grabbed the championship in the US based frisbee competition held in Maryland, Washington DC on August 9-10.

In its official website, the Ocean City Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament considered the Boracay Dragons as the sole champion of the tournament. It was participated in by seven teams mostly from the United States.

They have made history as they are also considered as the first champion of the Ocean City Beach Competition.

Before the said Maryland competition, the Boracay Dragons won third place under the elite category in the 22nd Wildwoods Beach Ultimate. The event was held in New Jersey, USA on July 26-27, 2014.

There, they also made history as they were considered the first Asian team to compete in the said competition.

The Boracay Dragons, composed of local athletes from Aklan province, was formed in 2002.

Said US tour is part of the group’s preparation for the 2015 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Championships of Beach Ultimate in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The team finished with a silver medal twice, first in Brazil 2007 against Australia and the last one against Team USA in Italy 2011.

The team has been carrying Philippine flag in all of their international competitions. (PNA)

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