Dragon boaters remember

The Carnation Ceremony after dragon boat races in Kelowna remember those going through breast cancer treatment and those who have passed.

Competitors take part in the Carnation Ceremony following the Beast Cancer Awareness Race.

Competitors take part in the Carnation Ceremony following the Beast Cancer Awareness Race last  Sunday at Tugboat Bay during the 2015 Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival.

The annual ceremony is held to remember both women in treatment as well as those who have lost their lives to breast cancer.

The 10th annual festival featured 17 teams from across B.C. and Alberta. Kelowna’s Rogue Dragons won the mixed event, Despirit Housewives from Penticton won the women’s category, and Kelowna’s Bustin Loose won the Breast Cancer Teams category.