Don’t miss the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships September 17 – 21, 2014 at Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) atop Wisp Resort in Deep Creek, Maryland. This is only the second time in history this event has been held in the United States. Last year’s Championships were in Prague and next year’s are in London. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the world compete for gold!
The 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships is the largest inbound sporting event to the United States in 2014, which will bring tremendous international focus to Maryland’s scenic western-most county with 300 athletes from over 35 international countries competing and over 21.5 million international broadcast television viewers around the world. Over 20,000 spectators are expected in Garrett County to watch the event and the events planned throughout the summer leading up to the competition. The teams and athletes will be arriving in the region during Labor Day weekend and will be onsite through the end of the World Championships on September 21. A total of over $20 million dollars is anticipated in regional economic impact. The 2013 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships were held in Prague, Czech Republic, Deep Creek, MD hosts the 2014 World Championships and the 2015 Championships will be held in London, England.
Adventure Sports Center International, located at 250 Adventure Sports Way McHenry, MD 21541, is the world’s only mountaintop recirculating whitewater course, which allows beginners to raft, kayak, canoe, ducky and even river board in a controlled and supervised venue and to paddle alongside experts, Olympians and the occasional hooligan.
For more information, about the Deep Creek 2014 event, please visit their website at www.deepcreek2014.com. For more information about Adventure Sports Center International, the host site of Deep Creek 2014, please visit www.adventuresportscenter.com. For more information about visiting Garrett County or planning your trip to attend Deep Creek 2014, please log onto www.visitdeepcreek.com or call 888.387.5237.