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Published on August 19, 2013

Members of the Avalon Dragons breast cancer survivors participate in the flower ceremony at Octagon Pond in Paradise on Saturday afternoon.

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

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With a little splash, drummer Andrew Gosse of the Paradise Running Club takes his crew down the waters of Octagon Pond.

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Drummer Derek Harrington of the Mad Hatters dragon boat racing team, takes his charges down Octagon Pond.

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Participant Cindy Butt of the Far Out Fitness Pink Ladies dragon boat racing team, enjoys her hula hoops.

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Participant Isabelle St. John of the Avalon Dragons uses a fog horn from an old schooner to make some noise for her fellow rowers.

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Members of the Mad Hatters crew cheer after winning their race.

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Avalon Dragons breast cancer survivors Sherri Frampton (left), enjoying a jumbo hot dog, and Barb Wakeham, enjoying a slice of pizza. Both were participants in the Avalon Dragons’ third annual SunSplash.

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Participants Alicia Power (left) and her uncle John Ivey of the Torbay District Drugs Pirates dragon boat racing team show their support for breast cancer victims.

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— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

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Krissy Holmes of the CBC Wave Catchers sports her dragon tattoos.

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Published on August 19, 2013

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Warm temperatures and sunshine Saturday, August 17, 2013 made the day a perfect one for the participants in the Avalon Dragons’ third annual SunSplash at Octagon Pond in Paradise. A fun day of dragon boat racing was held to support and raise awareness for breast cancer survivors. — Photos by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

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