North Country Public Radio explains what Ice Dragon Boat racing is like when competing on the ice. The boats are modified with skates attached underneath and the paddles are modified with small spikes to enable paddlers to push the boat over the race track and across the finish line. The boat is steered with a rudder at the back of the boat attached to the skates.
The event was attended by thousands of spectators under the beautiful sunny skies. The warmth caused the ice surface to deteriorate until it became wet and slushy.
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