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Whitewater Center and the Olympic Kayak Trials


Whitewater Center and the Olympic Kayak Trials Charlotte's Whitewater Center continues to be known as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts but the largest water park in the world is much more. The US Whitewater Center is the home of many Olympic athletes in America and beyond. This weekend The US Olympic Team holds it's trials and the top paddlers in the country will be here. We'll talk with one of them and with the designer of the park about paddling sports, the Olympics and more. Guests Joe Jacobi - CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak Caroline Queen - Olympic Kayaker, Davidson College student Scott Shipley - Engineer at S2O Designs and designer of the Whitewater Center Olympic Trials at US National Whitewater Center, April 12-14. Details. Add and read comments