Cole Smith, 15, a sophomore at Boulder High School, “Boulder boards” Friday afternoon in standing water on Boulder High’s soccer fields. The excess water is from heavy rain and Boulder Creek. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
Boulder youth pull a bungie cord back to a friend waiting to go “Boulder boarding” on a wake board on Friday. The kids were playing on the flooded Boulder High School soccer fields. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
Jackson Hawk, 15, a Boulder High School sophomore “Boulder boards” Friday. The kids said they tried it out on Thursday at North Boulder Park and had so much fun they decided to do it again. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
People easily move past the police tape to get close to Boulder Creek flooding out of its banks Friday. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
A Boulder B-cycle station after catching debris in the flood zone near 19th Street and the Boulder Creek path. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
People watch water rush through what used to be a bike path next to Boulder Creek. (Robert R. Denton/CU Independent)
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