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Tees Barrage To Feature On ‘Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom’
Tees Barrage International White Water Centre will be appearing on new kids TV show ‘Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom’.
Dick and Dom have been a popular duo and presented various childrens TV shows since 2002, with the most famous and long running show being ‘Dick and Dom in da Bungalow’. The new series titled ‘Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom’ will run for 10 episodes and the first episode from the series will air Wednesday 23rd January.
The show celebrates the lives of geniuses and the work and inventions they have come up with through the ages. Each week they will reveal a different genius and their ideas that have helped create the world we live in. The first episode is all about Archimedes, who was a Greek mathematician and expert engineer. Archimedes came up with a number of inventions, and the Archimedes screw was one of his most famous. These screws are used at the Tees Barrage as they raise water efficiently and pump it around the white water course. This centre is the only one in Europe to use them.
Don’t forget to tune in on Wednesday 23rd January on the CBBC channel to spot the Tees Barrage International White Water Centre.
Find more information about water rafting here: http://www.tbiwwc.com/
The Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is located in Stockton on Tees and opened in 1995. Teeside had a £50 million development and the centre was a part of this to re-generate the area. There are a range of exhilarating activities including white water rafting, kayaking, sailing, canoeing and more. The centre has had a £4.6 million development recently to improve the course and it is now a world class facility.