Yukon seniors preparing to compete in Canada 55+ Games


At 89-year-old, Nesta Leduc is the oldest team member in the Elder Active dragon boat program in Whitehorse.

She is living proof it’s never too late to learn something new.

“I’ve done quite a bit of paddling, both kayaking and canoeing, but this is my first attempt to paddle in a big group and be right on time,” she said.

Dragon Boat Racing is a great team building sport and it requires a lot strength, flexibility and synchronization. (Sissi De Flaviis/CBC)

A friend persuaded Leduc to join the team run by Flatwater North. So far, it’s been a joyous experience, but dragon boat racing requires a lot of strength, flexibility and

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