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‘Ninja Warrior on the water’: Floating park opens on Lake Travis


THEIR FACILITY. 2-JOHN:AS IF YOU REALLY NEEDED ANOTHER REASON TO HEAD TO THE LAKE THIS SUMMER..A COMPANY IN AUSTIN WANTS TO GIVE YOU ONE. 2-SALLY:YOU MIGHT REMEMBER HEARING ABOUT THE FLOATING OBSTACLE COURSE OUT AT LAKE TRAVIS..WELL, IT OPENS TODAY. THAT’S WHERE WE FIND CHRIS DAVIS THIS MORNING. CHRIS:JOHN, SALLY..LET ME GIVE YOU A RUNDOWN HERE..YOU SWIM OUT FROM THE SHORE TO THIS SYSTEM OF INFLATABLE OBSTACLES. YOU CAN RACE AROUND, JUST PLAY, WHATEVER.NOW THIS MIGHT LOOK LIKE FUN, BUT I’M HERE TO TELL YOU IT’S WORK. IN KIDS’ SPORTS IT’S NOT ABOUT WINNING OR LOSING, IT’S ABOUT HAVING FUN.THIS IS, APPARENTLY, BOTH.SAWYER CORBIN: “I’M EXPECTING TO WIN. I’M GOING TO RACE MY BUDDY AROUND HERE.”HE DOESN’T KNOW IT RIGHT NOW.. BUT SAWYER CORBIN DOESN’T KNOW WHAT HE’S GETTING INTO.WADE MCNEILL: “BASICALLY WE COMPARED IT TO NINJA WARRIOR ON THE WATER.” WATERLOO ADVENTURES OPENS TODAY.. EMPLOYEES, FRIENDS AND FAMILY TRIED IT OUT THIS WEEK. KAIYA PRICE: “SO WE DECIDED, YEAH, WHY NOT, WE DON’T HAVE ANYTHING BETTER TO DO.”WADE MCNEILL: “ONCE YOU’RE IN THE WATER, YOU CAN GO AS YOU WANT TO.”THE OWNERS OF LAKE TRAVIS ZIPLINE ADVENTURES ARE EXPANDING THEIR PORTFOLIO. BRINGING THIS GLOBALLY POPULAR PARK TO THE LAKE.”IT’S A BIG WORKOUT, BUT IT’S PRETTY FUN. JUST MAKE SURE YOU’RE HYDRATED.”THESE ARE BECOMING A THING IN TEXAS THIS YEAR. GRAPEVINE OPENED ONE THIS MONTH.. ANOTHER IS COMING TO HOUSTON.ONE OF THESE EVEN OPENED IN AUSTIN EARLIER THIS SUMMER AT THE QUEST ATX WAKEBOARD PARK.SHARON KIMINGI: “IT GETS MORE AND MORE CHALLENGING THE MORE WET THAT YOU GET.”THERE ARE AGE AND HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.. AND YOU HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO SWIM.EVEN WITH THAT.. LIFE JACKETS ARE REQUIRED.. AND LIFEGUARDS ARE ON BOARD.SAWYER CORBIN: “MAN, IT WAS ROUGH. IT WAS A GOOD TIME, BUT IT WAS ROUGH.” REMEMBER SAWYER?IT DIDN’T TAKE LONG FOR HIM TO REALIZE WHAT HE GOT HIMSELF INTO.SAWYER CORBIN: “IT LOOKS WAY EASIER THAN IT ACTUALLY IS. I’M TIRED, MAN. I DID ABOUT TWO OR THREE RUNS ON THAT, AND I’M DONE. I’M READY FOR A DRINK.” CHRIS: YOU’VE GOT TO REGISTER FOR A SPECIFIC TIME FOR THIS PARK.. WE CHECKED THIS MORNING AND THERE ARE STILL A LOT OF SPOTS OPEN.BACK TO YOU. SALLY:WATERLOO ADVENTURES COSTS 50 DOLLARS A PERSON.. THAT’S GOOD FOR 45 MINUTES ON THE COURSE.. AND ACCESS TO OTHER INFLATABLE TOWERS AND WHAT-NOT THAT AREN’T PART OF THE COURSE ITSELF.YOU HEARD SAWYER SAY HE WAS READY FOR A DRINK.. THEY DO HAVE A BEER AND WINE LICENSE THERE.THE PARK AT QUEST ATX — AND THE ONE IN GRAPEVINE — ALTITUDE H-2-0… EACH OF THOSE IS 20 DOLLARS FOR A SIMILAR AMOUNT OF TIME.FIRST WARNING WEATHER AND TRAFFIC

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