Getting Ready for Competition to Begin!

Terry is part of the Deep Creek 2014 Delegation attending the 2011 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Here is his second blog entry chronicling his trip!

Tuesday, September 6

After getting settled in to our hotel and learning our way around Bratislava, the Maryland delegation made it’s way to the course for a full day of white water exploration and logistics.

The course along the Danube River is fantastic. The course is linear in nature with two white water canals and one flat water course.  The water flow is pretty dynamic and powerful with many challenging gates which should make for some pretty exciting runs throughout the week. While the athletes were taking to the course for their practice rounds, we explored the operations of the complex, unguided and with members of the Bratislava LOC.

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Greetings from Bratislava!

Terry is part of the Deep Creek 2014 Delegation attending the 2011 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. He will be checking in with the blog to keep everyone updated on his trip!

Monday, September 5

The Maryland delegation departed yesterday evening for Bratislava, host site of the 2011 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.  Maryland will be hosting the event at ASCI in Garrett County in 2014.

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