Speed boaters hit the water in Texas Outlaw Challenge

Speed boaters hit the water in Texas Outlaw Challenge


FOR MORE INFORMATION, HEAD TO OUR WEB SITE. GUYS, BACK TO YOU.>>FROM THE ROADWAYS NOW TO THE WATERWAYS, HUNDREDS OF POWER BOATS FROM ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE HITTING THE WATER ON CLEAR LAKE THIS WEEKEND.>>WE’RE TALKING ABOUT SPEEDS OF NEARLY 200 MILES AN HOUR. THE TEXAS OUTLAW CHALLENGE GOT UNDERWAY TODAY AND OUR RYAN KORSGARD WENT ALONG FOR A RIDE. SO, RYAN, WAS IT FUN OR A LITTLE SCARY?>>IT WAS PROBABLY A LITTLE BIT OF BOTH. WELCOME BACK, LAUREN. THIS WAS OUR RIDE. TAKE A LOOK. 42 FEET IN ALL. IT WAS A PHANTOM MARINE TECHNOLOGIES MANUFACTURED, AN AMAZING BOAT, AND IT’S JUST ONE OF MANY HERE THIS WEEKEND. THIS IS WHAT IT’S LIKE TO SKIM ACROSS THE WATER AT NEARLY 150 MILES AN HOUR. THIS IS THE PERFORMANCE BOAT, THE PHANTOM. THIS IS WHERE THE BOATS AND THE TEXAS OUTLAW CHALLENGE TOP A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR. KENNY ARMSTRONG WAS OUR KIDNAPPED. — CAPTAIN.>>THE EXCITEMENT AND THRILLING OF BEING OUT ON THE WATER, THE OCEAN, THE SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOU AND THE WAVES AND THE MIST FROM THE BOAT IS EXCITING AND THRILLING.>>Reporter: THE RECORD FOR THIS COURSE, 200 MINOR. IN ALL, THERE ARE ABOUT 200 BOATS ON THE WATER THIS WEEKEND IN THE BIGGEST BOAT PERFORMANCE EVENT IN TEXAS. THESE THESE BOATS COST MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS, INCLUDING OUR RIDE, THE PHANTOM. IT’S LIKE A ROCKET KISSING THE WATER’S SURFACE.>>IF I WAS YOU THAT FEELING, YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE OTHER BOATS GOING, SOMETIMES YOU’RE COMPLETE OFF THE WATER, COMPLETELY, JUST LIKE YOU’RE FLYING ABOVE WATER. IT’S AMAZING.>>Reporter: IF YOU KNOW BOATS, ABOUT EVERY ONE OF THIS MORNING HAS A NAME. THIS ONE IS NAMED PHANTOM, NOT ONLY AFTER PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, BUT HIS ROLLS ROYCE.>>WORDS CAN’T DESCRIBE IT, BUT IT’S SO FAST, IT’S OVER IN A SECOND, AND YOU’RE LIKE, LET’S DO IT AGAIN.>>Reporter: AND YOU THOUGHT I WAS SCARED.>>YEAH, YOU WERE SCARED. (Laughter).>>Reporter: BUT IT’S NOT JUST SUPER FAST BOATS, BUT CARS AND CYCLES, TOO. THIS ALL OVER CLEAR LAKE AND GALVESTON BAY SUPPORTING EIGHT CHARITIES.>>WE HAVE THE BIKE RALLIES ON SUNDAY AND WE’RE GIVING A VETERAN A BIKE. WE HAVE A CAR SHOW TONIGHT AT ONOF THE MARINAS SO, WE’RE ALL ABOUT POWER, PERFORMANCE AND ADRENALINE.>>YES, THEY ARE, AND THIS IS JUST A SAMPLE OF WHAT IS LITERALLY HUNDREDS OF BOATS TODAY. I COUNTED FOUR OR FIVE HELICOPTERS HERE AS WELL. QUITE A PARTY, IF YOU CAN KEEP

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