Scales & Ales Podcast
Tulsa’s Great Raft Race & The Guys That Revitalized It: Seth Erkenbeck & Daniel Regan | Tulsa Podcast
- What got you started on the idea of the Tulsa’s Great Raft Race?
- How many years have you guys put on the race?
- Now, I read that the event actually started back in 1974 and at the peak of its popularity drew in 150,000 spectators. Do you guys know much about the history and why the event stopped?
- How many people have you guys had typically show up for Tulsa’s Great Raft Race?
- Besides rafting down the river, what are some things that people can do at Tulsa’s Great Raft Race?
- What are some of the logistical problems you ran into the first year that you didn’t expect? Were there any near or full on disasters?
- What is one thing you would have done differently the first year if you knew then what you know now?
- How much work goes into the preparation of the race?
- What are some of the best rafts you guys have seen?
- It looks like you guys have some pretty badass corporate sponsors, how did you guys go about connecting with those companies and getting them involved?
- Talk to us about the STEM Challenge, Design Challenge and the Corporate challenge and what criteria you guys are looking for in the winners.
- BEST ENGINEERED RAFT
- BEST IN SHOW
- MOST CREATIVE
- FASTEST DOWN THE RIVER
- What is your guys favorite part of the event?
- Do you have any notable Tulsan’s in the event for this year? Garth Brooks? Bill Goldberg? The Mayor? The irresistible Adam Marshall?
- What feedback do you guys typically get when you tell people that you are behind Tulsa’s Great Raft Race?
- Is there anything you guys are most excited about for this years race in particular?
- How can people get involved? If someone is listening right now and wants to participate, what would want them to do?