250 Adventure Sports Way
Race: Gran Fondo
What is ASCI’s Mission?
ASCI’s Mission is to establish an International Adventure Sports Center that is recognized as a focal point in the emerging and expanding adventure sports industry worldwide. The Center will work to promote, educate and facilitate participation in a wide range of adventure-based recreational activities and competitions, thereby creating a unique destination that serves to support local economic development and is a model for communities wishing to capitalize on their intrinsic natural resource base while protecting its integrity.
What is a “Whitewater Course”?
Built to host Olympic caliber races and adjustable to comfortable accommodate beginners and families, the ASCI “whitewater course” is made of concrete and natural rock and is just over 1700 feet long. It drops 24 feet from the top to the bottom. Water pumped from the lower pond and shoots into the start pool at a speed of 5 feet per second. At six locations on the course are variable wave shapers that can adjust waves and hydraulics for different experiences ”“ ranging from Olympic caliber whitewater to a flow that is comfortable for small children and beginners. Natural rocks dug up during excavation make up the river’s edge and main features on the course. This integration of large natural features and high technology and concrete is unique among the pump whitewater courses around the world.