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These photos capture dragon boat competition in all its colors, action and drama
Ryan Lynch
Ryan Lynch

2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships volunteer Ryan Lynch, 14, waits for the day's competition to begin while working on the athletes load and unloading dock Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.

by Scott Rogers
Phillipines 10-Seater Sr. Men
Phillipines 10-Seater Sr. Men

The Philippines 10-Seater Sr. Men 500m team takes second place Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, during day two of the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.

by Scott Rogers
Hungary Wins
Hungary Wins

An athlete for the Hungarian 10-Seater Sr Men 500m team celebrates their grand final win Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, during day two of the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

by Scott Rogers
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women

The German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women team finishes their time race with the time 2:15.673 in the 500m Friday, Sept, 14, 2018 during day two of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships.

by Scott Rogers
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women Celebrate
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women Celebrate

The German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Women team celebrates their time race with the time 2:15.673 in the 500m Friday, Sept, 14, 2018 during day two of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships.

by Scott Rogers
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Men Win
German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Men Win

The German 20-Seater Ma 40+ Men 500m team finishes with a time of 2:01.975 Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, during their time race at the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.

by Scott Rogers
Dragon Boat Day Two
Dragon Boat Day Two

2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships continue Friday; Sept. 14; 2018; at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.

by Scott Rogers
A German Celebration
A German Celebration

The German 50+ team hugs following their first place finish Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the 10-Seater Ma 40+ Women 500m event during the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

by Scott Rogers
USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed 500-meter team
USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed 500-meter team

The USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed 500-meter team crosses the finish line with a time of 2:11.542 Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 during their time race on day one of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

by Scott Rogers
USA 10-seater Ma 40+ Mixed team
USA 10-seater Ma 40+ Mixed team

The USA 10-seater Ma 40+ Mixed team relax following a 500-meter race Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, finishing fourth during kicking off the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

by Scott Rogers
Czech Republic 10-Seater Sr Mixed team
Czech Republic 10-Seater Sr Mixed team

The Czech Republic 10-Seater Sr Mixed team prepare to board their boat for competition in the 500-meter event Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, during day one of competition at the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships.

by Scott Rogers
USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed team
USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed team

The USA 10-Seater Jr Mixed team catches their breath following their time race Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 during day one of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

by Scott Rogers
Germany 50+ Mixed team
Germany 50+ Mixed team

The Germany 50+ Mixed team place first Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 during the 500-meter Grand Final race at Lake Lanier Olympic Park during day one of the 2018 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships.

by Scott Rogers
Dancing at opening ceremonies
Dancing at opening ceremonies

Attendees break out in dance during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Elton John tribute artist performs
Elton John tribute artist performs

Craig A. Meyer performs during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Chinese Lion Dance
Chinese Lion Dance

A Chinese Lion Dance is performed by members of the Chien Hong School of Kung Fu during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Fan dances at opening ceremonies
Fan dances at opening ceremonies

Andrii Khainatskyi of Canada dances to the music during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Atlanta Chinese Dance Company performance
Atlanta Chinese Dance Company performance

Kelly Lee of Atlanta Chinese Dance Company performs during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Team USA parades in during opening ceremonies
Team USA parades in during opening ceremonies

Team USA greets the crowd during the parade of athletes in the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele
Parade of athletes
Parade of athletes

Teams from various countries participate in the parade of athletes during the opening ceremonies for the ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

by Austin Steele