Surfers ride wave in Colorado River
Thursday, June 5, 2014, 9:12 AM - Surf's up! On the Colorado River?
The water phenomenon called "Big Sur" is a big draw for surfers and kayakers in De Beque, Colorado.
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It only happens when conditions are just right and it hasn't been since 2011.
Unlike the ocean where the waves move, the waves on the river stay put.
That makes it more challenging according to river surfer Brittany Parker.
"It just feels fast, and it feels powerful, you've got to definitely make sure that you've got all the right gear, your PFD, you just want to have a good knowledge of the river because it's definitely a force to be reckoned with," Parker says.
Big Sur is a huge attraction for thrill seekers, but experts aren't sure how long it will stick around.
According to officials, spring runoff determines how long the wave will be around before it subsides.
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