Great story about how S2o Design and Engineering is pushing the boundaries of whitewater park design through the use of technology http://iq.intel.com/iq/27143649/to-revitalize-a-city-just-add-water
National Public Radio visits S2o’s offices to learn more about S2o’s role as the designer of the London Olympic Whitewater slalom venue for 2012. This profile explores the challenges and design process that led to this industry leading whitewater park.
The Smithsonian Magazine profiles Rapidblocs, S2o, and their role in designing the London Olympic Whitewater Venue as well as inventing and implementing a completely new movable obstacle system for the Games.
Shipley’s combined expertise in both Whitewater and Engineering Design has made him the go-to designer for some of the world’s most demanding whitewater design projects. He has been credited with driving innovation in the whitewater park industry by pushing the design envelope; his achievements in whitewater course design may just supersede his world titles and his accolade of America’s best ever slalom kayaker.
Scott Shipley, the designer of the London 2012 Whitewater Venue (the Lee Valley Whitewater Park) and the US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is profiled on Outside Magazine T.V.
From his home office in Lyons, Shipley’s S2o Design company developed the hydraulic features in the 2012 London Olympics whitewater course.
Lee Valley White Water Centre, the venue for the Canoe Slalom event at the London 2012 Olympics, is ready to be opened to the public on Friday
This video shows a whitewater slalom event on the US National Whitewater Center–the World’s largest whitewater Park. This park was designed by Scott Shipley for the USNWC
Scott Shipley with S2O Design and Engineering in Boulder, CO is a world class kayaker. In his thirty years as a kayaker, Scott has four world titles, has been in the Olympics three times, he has 10 national titles, as well as numerous other awards. In other words, when it comes to kayaking, Scott knows all about it.