Thrilling Photos from The Great Cheetah Chase Race at Holiday World
Sunday was an absolutely raucous day at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari and the first-ever Great Cheetah Chase Race is officially in the books.
Earlier this summer, 92.5 WBKR, 99.5 WKDQ and MY 105.3 WJLT teamed up for an epic contest. We joined forced to qualify 64 teams for a huge racing event set to take place on Cheetah Chase, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari's amazing new attraction that's hailed as the World's First Launched Water Coaster. Yesterday, those teams of qualifiers came to the park to compete, head-to-head, in an NCAA tournament-inspired bracket.
When it was all said and done, after all the races were contested, one team remained standing. Jessica Campbell, who represented Team WKDQ, captained her team to an impressive victory. In doing so, she laid claim to our grand prize- a brand new Puma camper from Owensboro RV, a year's supply of Mountain Dew and three season passes to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari for next summer.
The event was an absolute blast and we had a great time cheering on our teams. Here are some photos from the event!
Photos from The Great Cheetah Chase Race
I have to give shout outs to Ashley Blankenbaker and the entire staff at Holiday World. They were instrumental in helping us pull off this contest and we are so excited they wanted to partner with us for it.
Also, a huge shout out to DJ Prof G. My good friend Chad Gesser took care of all of our audio and visual needs for the day. And I have to say, watching the footage of the finish line was exhilarating. We had some incredibly close finishes- including the championship heat.
And a big shout out to all of our listeners and finalists. It was a sensational day of competition and fun and The Great Cheetah Chase Race lived up to every single expectation.