June 30, 2014
Winner Named in $10,000 Raft Challenge at Six Flags Over Georgia
Henry County Resident Imani Bethel Outlasts Three Strangers to Win
Six Flags Over Georgia and Power 96.1 are excited to announce that Imani Bethel from Henry County, Georgia is the winner of the $10,000 Hurricane Harbor Power Payoff in Calypso Bay at the all-new Hurricane Harbor. Bethel outlasted three other strangers and maintained contact with the raft since Friday, June 20. The competition ended on Monday morning, June 30.
“I can’t believe that I won,” said winner Imani Bethel. “All it takes is patience and perseverance if you put your mind to it, whether it’s school or living in a raft.”
Bethel, who is a pre-nursing student at Georgia State University, said she is going to use the money to pay for her education.
The raft challenge began on June 20 at 4 p.m., when all four competitors stepped into a life raft, which floated in the middle of the Calypso Bay Wave Pool at Hurricane Harbor. Calypso Bay is a 38,000 square foot wave pool featuring up to four foot waves. During the day, the four contestants lived in the raft and at night, they lived in a raft on land. The other three strangers who battled for the $10,000 prize lost contact with the raft during the competition.
Power 96.1 received more than 200 submissions in an online search for the four finalists. Each contestant was required to send in a picture and explain in 200 words of less why they should be chosen to win $10,000.
Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Over Georgia is now open for the 2014 season and features the world’s first hybrid zero-gravity slide Tsunami Surge, a multi-slide complex Bonzai Pipelines, a children’s interactive playground Paradise Island and Calypso Bay. Hurricane Harbor is free with admission to Six Flags Over Georgia.
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