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Colorado Woman Becomes First to Swim English Channel 4 Times in a Row

September 18th, 2019

Sarah Thomas, a 37-year-old breast cancer survivor, has accomplished a first by swimming the English Channel four times in a row, a feat that took 54 hours to accomplish. The swim was due to be about 80 miles, but because of strong tides, Thomas ended up swimming closer to 130 miles. Thomas was cheered on by the crowd as she finished, and she was given champagne and chocolate to celebrate. She said that she felt slightly sick after spending so much time in the water, but other than that she was fine. Thomas said, “I just can’t believe we did it. I’m really just pretty numb. There... Read More

World-Record Slide on Boulder Hill!

July 14th, 2015

Have you ever looked at the Hill and thought “I would totally ride a giant slip and slide down that.” Well you are’t the only one. Is 1000 feet going to be long enough for you? That’s 3 football fields. July 18, 2015, a Guinness World-Record holding waterslide comes to Boulder, and will carry thousands of sliders down the landmark Hill. The slide will be placed on 13th street and will open at 9am. Sliders are organized into waves due to the sheer number of them—23,000 people are “Going,” according to Facebook. Unfortunately for those just hearing about it, the event is sold out, but... Read More