Yang Qiujun is the captain of a dragon boat team that includes three of his sons. Photo: Yang Qiujun
Yang Qiujun is the captain of a dragon boat team that includes three of his sons. Photo: Yang Qiujun

How a Chinese ‘dragon boat family’ bonds at the festival’s most important river

  • The father has been taking part in dragon boat races for 30 years, and founded a team a few years ago
  • Three of his teammates are his sons, who return to their hometown every year to participate in the races

Yang Qiujun is the captain of a dragon boat team that includes three of his sons. Photo: Yang Qiujun
Yang Qiujun is the captain of a dragon boat team that includes three of his sons. Photo: Yang Qiujun
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