Riding Oklahoma City's whitewater rapids

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Riding Oklahoma City's whitewater rapids

Postby Uffda » Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:12 pm

I saw this on the Saturday morning news


JUNE 4, 2016, 8:11 AM|A spectacular new attraction for outdoor adventurers can be found in an unlikely place: downtown Oklahoma City, where officials have transformed a trouble spot for the city into some of the most thrilling whitewater rapids around. Meg Oliver reports.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/riding-ok ... er-rapids/

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Re: Riding Oklahoma City's whitewater rapids

Postby RNcyanide » Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:41 am

Might be nice for the Storz site...
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Re: Riding Oklahoma City's whitewater rapids

Postby Louie » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:36 pm

Uffda wrote:I saw this on the Saturday morning news


JUNE 4, 2016, 8:11 AM|A spectacular new attraction for outdoor adventurers can be found in an unlikely place: downtown Oklahoma City, where officials have transformed a trouble spot for the city into some of the most thrilling whitewater rapids around. Meg Oliver reports.

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/riding-ok ... er-rapids/

I was in Bend, OR for work recently and they have a similar project, it even has space for surfing. However they did there's directly on the river. And it is free to use. In a city of ~80k.
http://www.bendparksandrec.org/bend-whitewater-park/

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Re: Riding Oklahoma City's whitewater rapids

Postby RockHarbor » Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:00 pm

That looks fun. That adds something to that city...

The heartbeat of Okla City is difficult for me to put my finger on. I definitely like their skyline more with that new skyscraper. I think it is a nice city. It just is a town with a "soul" I don't quite understand -- at least yet. I've driven through it on city boulevards (avoiding the freeway purposefully) to gain a better sense of it. Even some cities that are smaller, such as Omaha, feel more "spirited" to me. (It's probably partly because I'm simply not from there, not an Oklahoman.)


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