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This flip I captured on a less then stellar camera, it shows a shoreline view of the Heat 3B accident. Click on the hyper-link in the story for a great view of both flips. (Lon Martin)
This flip I captured on a less then stellar camera, it shows a shoreline view of the Heat 3B accident. Click on the hyper-link in the story for a great view of both flips. (Lon Martin)
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Two Unlimiteds Flip with Only MInor Injuries in 2013 Columbia Cup Sunday

Thankfully the two drivers that flipped in yesterday's Columbia Cup only suffered minor injuries along with the major embarrassment of losing control of their unlimited hydroplanes.

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(Lon Martin)
(Lon Martin)
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The Unlimited Hydroplane Boats Are Now in Town! [PHOTOS]

You know I love the "Big Boats" when I snap a shot of one in traffic (I was stopped at the light) at the Yelm & Hwy 395 intersection. Last night there were two at "Thunder on the Island" and I was happy! Here are my photos for you to enjoy.

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Vintage hydros part of Columbia Cup again this year
(Courtesy Tri City Water Follies)
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See the Boats Racing This Weekend for the Lamb-Weston Columbia Cup!

It's the 48th running of the Columbia Cup this week, and we've got the lowdown on your boats!

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Water Follies event director, Kathy Powell is nearly hidden by the huge and impressive "Lamb Weston Columbia Cup" trophy. (Lon Martin)
Water Follies event director, Kathy Powell is nearly hidden by the huge and impressive "Lamb Weston Columbia Cup" trophy. (Lon Martin)
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Lamb Weston Columbia Cup Trophy Rocks the KOOL FM Studio

Kathy Powell, visiting our studios to work on KOOL FM's "Water Follies Wednesdays", surprised me with the actual Lamb Weston Columbia Cup trophy!

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Kathy Powell, Water Follies Event Director and afternoon DJ, Lon Martin, talk Columbia Cup and more in the 97.5 KOOL FM studios. (Lon Martin)
Kathy Powell, Water Follies Event Director and afternoon DJ, Lon Martin, talk Columbia Cup and more in the 97.5 KOOL FM studios. (Lon Martin)
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Get Up to Speed on New Water Follies Activities Every Wednesday With Interviews [AUDIO]

Kathy, Water Follies event coordinator, and I talk Pasco and Kennewick side of the race course plus more in these short interviews.

We won't see this plane thunder over our heads this July
(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
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Sequestration Cuts Air Force Raptors From 2013 Water Follies

Since early March, reports have been filtering in from the Department of Defense about Air Force and Navy demonstration teams cutting performances at airshows this year due to the sequester budget cuts

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Photo By Facebook
Photo By Facebook
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The Top 5 Things Bear Heard At The Hydroplane Races This Year

Well another Water Follies is in the can. We'll see all our friends next year. It was another successful event with everyone having fun for 2 days watching planes, hydroplanes, babes, boys, and rooster tails

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Photo By Bear
Photo By Bear
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2012 Water Follies Do’s and Don’ts – and Don’t Forget the Perfect Hat!

This weekend marks the 46th annual Tri-Cities Water Follies and the running of the Columbia Cup Unlimited Hydroplane race! This has become a premiere event for the sport of Hydroplane racing and it is a jewel in the crown of events here in the Tri-Cities

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mule deer on hydroplane race course
Photo By Brett Bowen
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Hydroplane Testing Suffers A “Deer-Lay”! No Really! There Was A Deer In The River [PHOTOS]

The U-11 and 88 Degree hydroplane teams were at the Lampson Pits yesterday testing their equipment for the 2012 racing season and both hydroplanes looked great! Our crack AE Brett Bowen is a great volunteer and was part of the action all day including the rescue of a doe mule deer that was swimming in the river!

The deer was spotted in the middle of the river by the water follies rescue team that had a sled in the water waiting for the hydroplanes to come out to the course

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