USA Canoe Kayak Slalom Team

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Tue July 31, 2012
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Rocky Mountain Whitewater Takes Center Stage at London Olympics

RapidBlocs, designed by S2o founder and former Olympic athlete Scott Shipley, shape this year's Olympic whitewater.
Sportography.tv Alex Irwin

Colorado’s rivers are known worldwide for their challenge and adventure for white river rafters and kayakers. Lyons, Colorado is far removed from the Olympic Games in London. But the inspiration for the 300-meter, manmade whitewater slalom course that’s front and center at the games this week can be traced back to the small town and a former Olympian.

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