winding down, but the events keep coming to central Wisconsin.
freestyle championships brought out paddlers of all ages. Next to the national tournaments,
the weekend event is one of the biggest kayak competitions in the Midwest.
say more than 70 competitors showed off their skills in Wausau.
of people from Wausau come down and try and learn more about freestyle kayaking
and support us and cheer us on as we compete," said Ashley
Knutson, Event Chair.
Just down the
street from Whitewater Park, the Big Bull Falls Blues fest. Thousands packed
Fern Island Park on Friday and Saturday, rocking out to blues music.
never heard blue grass music it is fantastic," said Ken
Cole. "I just come for that because it's
the only time of the year I hear it."
But the blues
festival wasn't the only noise maker in town, hundreds of motorcycle engines roared
to life this weekend.
This was the
first time Wausau has hosted the statewide H.O.G rally in 12 years. Organizers
say it brings close to 2,000 people to the area.
out a lot of other cities and had help from the visitors and convention bureau," Tom Osowski, Rally Organizer. "It's kind of like winning an Olympic host city
busy summer we've had here in central Wisconsin, hosting the Olympic games
might not seem out of reach.
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