What’s this all about?

To use the power of the sport of dragon boating to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect for those who serve, and have served, with HM Forces.

Purple warriors are fully supported by the military’s Battle Back programme

Watch the TV news story...
Blazing Paddles
How A Military Dragon Boat Team Took On The World!
At The World Club Crew Championships 2018

It's a family...

Paul - Purple Warrior

Watch What It Means To Paul...

It's the best therapy...

Colin - Purple Warrior

Watch What It Means To Colin...

They Said You'll never walk again

Lance Corporal Mark Harding was told he would never walk again. Then, in 2014, he represented Great Britain in the Dragon Boat European Championships.


Mark's Story
PLAY MOVIE

ANNUAL REPORT 2016-17

More than just an annual report.
This is a story about Purple Warriors. How it all started, what we have achieved together as a team and some inspirational personal stories from a few of our members.

SEE REPORT
RADIO INTERVIEW - WHO ARE PURPLE WARRIORS? LISTEN NOW »
SEE THE FIRST TRAINING SESSION MOVIE. WATCH NOW »