Lake Norman Charity Jet Ski Ride

Lake Norman Charity Jet Ski Ride

Lake Norman About To Host Largest Charity Jet Ski Ride in History

The fourth-annual DAM2DAM Jet Ski Charity Ride on Lake Norman is now planned to be the biggest ride in the history of the lake, with registration already exceeding all previous years.

The massive ride is being organized in order to raise funds for Lake Norman’s largest new public park. The East Lincoln Rescue Park will feature two multipurpose athletic fields, acres of green space, shelters, a disc golf course, and the areas biggest dog park.

The park will also become the host site of the annual Denver Days festival in Lincoln County.

There will be a Bojangles breakfast for all riders starting at 7:30 a.m. at Beatty’s Ford Park, followed by the official launch of the ride at 8:15 a.m on August 22nd.

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History of Lake Norman Mooresville NC Real Estate

History of Lake Norman

History of Lake Norman – original purpose was to provide fresh water and flood control for the region. Fifty years later, the lake has transformed into a statewide destination, and the story of what lies beneath its waters continues to fascinate.


Duke Power had been damming the Catawba River since the early part of the century to create hydroelectric power. Lake Norman was the final and largest of the seven lakes on the river, from just above Morganton down to where the Catawba joins the Santee-Cooper in South Carolina. Duke had been buying the land since the 1920s, and by the 1950s the company had almost all it needed for the project.

The planning for Lake Norman began long before 1963. A Duke Power Company forester named Carl Blades walked every inch of those bottomlands, talking to the reluctant farmers who didn’t understand what was coming. The project meant moving cemeteries and homes….as it today offering Davidson, NC Real Estate for Sale.

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