Denver’s Big Air ramp going up after debate about how to hold it down
The Denver Post
The Denver Big Air ramp erected in Civic Center is secured by the least attractive foundational system the private contractor building the structure wished to use, according to a review of city e-mails.
Safety wasn’t – and isn’t – the issue, all sides of the eleventh-hour tussle maintain.
Rather, the debate centered on the best way to protect the heart of the historic park, where the towering ski and snowboard ramp will test the skills of some of the best male skiers and snowboarders in the world next week.
And though now resolved, the debate flared less than two weeks before workers for Murphy Productions began piecing together the scaffolding.
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