Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District lures canoe, kayak organization

Joe Jacobi , CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak, praises Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District

BY ED GODFREY Modified: April 29, 2012 at 1:13 am •  Published: April 29, 2012
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Joe Jacobi calls Oklahoma City and the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River the perfect place to grow the sport of canoeing and kayaking.

“To say we’ve found the center of the country to be the perfect home for USA Canoe/Kayak understates our excitement to be here,” said Jacobi, the chief executive officer of USA Canoe/Kayak, the national governing body for the Olympic sports of flat water sprint and white-water slalom.

In December, USA...

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