Reader: I Survived Seidel's Suckhole, But Two People Who Rafted That Day Didn't

Reader: I Survived Seidel's Suckhole, But Two People Who Rafted That Day Didn't

We received some very interesting responses to our post about a lawsuit filed after a woman died while rafting through Seidel's Suckhole, on the Arkansas River. Because the woman had signed a waiver before beginning her trip, most readers agreed with a judge's decision not to hold the rafting company liable. But there were also plenty of comments about the dangers of Seidel's. Here's one vivid example.

See also: Seidel's Suckhole Death Not Fault of Rafting Company, Judge Rules

Katy Steck-Sielsky writes:

I rafted Seidel's Suckhole once. I can say I did it, but I'd never do it again. Two people died on the river that same day. I signed a waiver... and although the rafting company took every precaution, I knew my risks and after that day, I knew my limits. It's some dangerous shit!

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