Tag Archives: Mike Knopp

River revamp

The river was carved out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s. It was virtually dry for years, until the first MAPS initiative in the early 1990s paid for dams and locks to fill it with water. In 2005, the $3.5 million Chesapeake Boathouse opened. It was followed by a boathouse sponsored

Regatta Festival Returns to the Oklahoma River

The four-day event, scheduled for Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, will include the USA Rowing World Challenge, corporate rowing, the blu VIP party, OCU’s Head of the Oklahoma Regatta, the OGE NightSprints and a family festival. OCU Rowing Coach and Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation Executive Director Mike Knopp said the Oklahoma Regatta Festival has become