Impressions from the World Championships

Terry was part of the Deep Creek 2014 Delegation that attended the 2011 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. He went with the folks from Maryland and USA Canoe Kayak. Today we have another guest blog from Suzanne Nicolas, Event and Special Groups Coordinator at Adventure Sports Center International in Deep Creek and member of the leadership team for Deep Creek 2014!

The 2011 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships are over, and it was such an incredible experience on so many levels. The “Wow” factor of watching athletes compete at the Super Bowl of Whitewater was compounded by the pressure of claiming a spot for their country in the 2012 London Olympics next year.  This was summed up by a huge banner that was placed at water level, just before the athletes paddled to the start line, reading, “Your Ticket to London”.  The US Team’s Carolyn Queen and Scott Parson’s both secured boats for the US in Women and Men’s kayak.

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Stevenson Opens New Stadium in Owings Mills

A new era in sports began at Stevenson University this school year. The Mustangs are now officially a football school, and they proved it at the opening of the brand new Mustang Stadium this past Saturday. The SU Mustangs, who compete in the Middle Atlantic Conference (D-III), notched their first football victory before a sellout crowd (3,500 capacity) at Mustang Stadium. The team won in dramatic fashion, beating Christopher Newport 46-43 in double overtime.

The stadium was built and renovated using existing facilities that once belonged to the Baltimore Colts, the Baltimore Stallions of the CFL and, most recently, the Baltimore Ravens.

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