OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Blind and visually impaired rowing and dragon boat teams are scheduled to compete during the Oklahoma Regatta Festival on the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City.
Rowing and Dragon Boat teams from NewView Oklahoma will compete from Thursday through Sunday at the Oklahoma River Boathouse District. The rowing team and the dragon boat team are comprised of blind and visually impaired competitors.
The VIARP Vipers will compete against other corporate rowing teams in the 500 meter sprint and the 4,000 meter race. They're scheduled to row at 8:28 p.m. Friday in the 500 meter and at 9:55 a.m. Sunday in the 4,000 meters.
The Dragon Boat team will compete in the 200-meter sprint, with their first race scheduled for Thursday at 6:10 p.m.