Scott Shipley http://kunc.org en Rocky Mountain Whitewater Takes Center Stage at London Olympics http://kunc.org/post/rocky-mountain-whitewater-takes-center-stage-london-olympics <p>Colorado&rsquo;s rivers are known worldwide for their challenge and adventure for white river rafters and kayakers. Lyons, Colorado is far removed from the <a href="http://www.olympic.org/">Olympic Games</a> in London. But the inspiration for the 300-meter, manmade whitewater slalom course that&rsquo;s front and center at the games this week can be traced back to the small town and a former Olympian.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:43:37 +0000 Grace Hood 31326 at http://kunc.org Rocky Mountain Whitewater Takes Center Stage at London Olympics