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Quake the Lake

June 22, 2016
At the start of each race heat, the handlers of participating boats (with the driver inside the safety capsule), would push and pull them into place on the starting line, located along the beach in front of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Photo Gallery: Tenth annual ‘Quake the Lake’ brings big weekend crowd to Big Detroit
June 22, 2016 - 10:19am
June 10, 2015
The 9th annual Quake the Lake Powerboat Races happened Saturday and Sunday in front of the Holiday Inn. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Photo Gallery: Fast as lightning
June 10, 2015 - 10:42am
June 3, 2015
The 1954 Larson Falls Flyers, which were built from the late 1930s until the last model in 1960. Little Falls was the boyhood home of Charles Lindbergh, thus the name 'Falls' for Little Falls and 'Flyer' for Lindbergh. The boats were designed to look like an airplane fuselage and were, and still are, fast and nimble on the water. This boat has appeared at Antique and Classic Shows around the country, and was judged 'Best Outboard' at the 2005 ACBS International Show at Lake of the Ozarks. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Classic boats on display Saturday
June 3, 2015 - 12:45pm
May 30, 2015
Quake the Lake showcases power boat races that range from 50 miles per hour races to 125 miles per hour. The sport is known to many as the most dangerous in the U.S. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
9th annual Quake the Lake to be held next weekend
May 30, 2015 - 5:30am
June 6, 2014
Power boat racing is said to be a fast and potentially dangerous sport if racers do not take wind, water and boat conditions into consideration when hitting speeds up to 130 miles per hour. Quake the Lake is one of the most popular Twin Cities Power Boat Association events in the state. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Quake the Lake races set for June 14
June 6, 2014 - 2:16pm