Brave the Blue 2

What is Brave the Blue II?

About the Event

‘Brave the Blue II’, the high-adventure sequel to ‘Brave the Blue’ is your opportunity to rappel 410’ from the tallest building in Lexington! More than 100 people took on new heights (literally) and are now part of a select fraternity able to lay claim to having scaled the 31 story Lexington Financial Center…Big Blue! This year we will send even more daring souls “over the edge” on September 25 & 26…don’t miss out, reserve your spot today!

“Brave the Blue was the most exhilarating experience of my life. From 31 stories above downtown Lexington you’ve got the best view of the city the entire way down”

– Mike P., Georgetown, Kentucky

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“How many other people can say they’ve taken the elevator to the top floor of the tallest building in Lexington and came back down Spiderman-style?”

– Scott M., Lexington, Kentucky

Wini Yunker is an inspiration to us all

  • October 2, 2013

Last Wednesday, I slipped out of the office for about 30 minutes to stand at the base of the Lexington Financial Center with the rest of “Team Wini.”

A good number from Nicholasville had come to downtown Lexington to watch Wini Yunker participate in Brave the Blue II in which those fundraising $1,000 or more for the Blue Grass Council of the Boy Scouts of America could rappel down the western façade of Lexington’s tallest structure.

Let’s make sure we all understand what was going on at the moment.

Wini, 79, was strapped into a harness and prepared to rappel down the side of the 410-foot tall Big Blue Building. Read More....

Tom Eblen: I rappelled down Lexington’s tallest tower and lived to write about it

  • September 25, 2013

What’s the hardest thing about rappelling 410 feet down the side of Lexington’s tallest building? Leaning backward into thin air and hoping all of the ropes, buckles and harnesses around you will work.

Fortunately, they worked. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this.

I was among more than 100 people who took part in this year’s Brave the Blue II challenge, which began Wednesday and continues Thursday. The event will raise more than $100,000 for the Blue Grass Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Read More...


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