[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16x9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1367120673&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4035236&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1367120673 type=script]NORTHPORT, Ala. (WIAT) – The Tide and Tigers squared off on Lake Lurleen Saturday afternoon for the first ever Hoverbowl Challenge.
University of Alabama and Auburn University hovercraft teams, made up of engineering students, hit the water for a one hour endurance race.
A total of four teams competed in the challenge Auburn held strong for most of the race, while the Tide struggled with mechanical problems. Auburn took first place in the college category, while Alabama came in second. The other racers, with the Hovercraft Club of America were scored separately.