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Charlotte NC News| Whitewater Olympic Trials To Be In Charlotte, April 2008

December 16th, 2007 Listed Under: Charlotte News and Real Estate, Things To Do Charlotte

Thats Terry, back far side at the US National White Water center

Charlotte’s Whitewater Center will host the largest international sporting event in Charlotte’s history: Whitewater trials for the Beijing Olympics, April 25-27,

for the US Team, Canadian team, Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela- as well as European countries–4 separate Olympic events will make this the largest whitewater event held in the US since 1996.

Why Charlotte? “Everyone wanted to come to Charlotte,”

said Chris Hipgrave, USA Canoe/Kayak Olympic Director–to try out the largest artificial recirculating whitewater park in the world. That’s me in the boat picture above, to the back far side, with some of the young people in my life (kids, boyfriend and girlfriend)… this place is so much fun! Here are a couple of videos to take you there.


Here are kayakers and rafters “surfing” and just having fun

As one who has personally taken a dip in these waters, have a look at this video, I know it makes me feel better…

Considering a move to Charlotte?

Love whitewater?

Why not plan a visit this week in April, take in the Olympic trials and look at some homes too? I am here for you- my team as well.    Like to Search For Charlotte Homes?  A couple of other recent articles about the good Charlotte real estate market by and ABC News E MailTerryI have more great pictures at my Charlotte photo galleries: Upper Lake Norman , Uptown, Dilworth, SouthPark, Ballantyne Country Club, High GateThere are more than 35 Charlotte galleries in total, I try and add new ones every week.You can learn more about me at Terry McDonald Real or visit my Online Relocation Guide with Terry’s video Intro to Charlotte

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Terry McDonald
I'm the owner/team leader of The McDonald Group at Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered real estate brokers here in Charlotte NC. A transplanted Washinghtonian, my family and I came from the NYC area in 1993.
Terry McDonald
Terry McDonald

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  1. Janis Gagliardi

    Big Congratulations to Charlotte’s Whitewater Center for being chosen to host the largest international sporting event in Charlotte’s history: Whitewater trials for the Beijing Olympics, April 25-27,

  2. Ashley Drake Gephart

    Terry that whitewater park looks amazing! I can see why Charlotte was the choice location for the Olympic Trials. – Ashley

  3. Terry

    Janis, Ashley, this Whitewater Center is a very cool place, worth a visit if you are ever in Charlotte.

  4. Charlotte was the center of the international whitewater racing world this past weekend- 12 nations, 135 men and women competing for their national Olympic teams

    […] only to bounce back heading in the right direction. Here’s a post for my last time at the US National Whitewater center. I’ve rafted all of these routes, and swam one or two as well–  definitely preferable […]

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