2019 Team Trials, NOC

The 2019 Team Trial were held in March at the Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, North Carolina. Originally scheduled to be held in Rock Island, Tn, the water would not cooperate. High water forced it to be relocated to NOC. A HUGE thank-you to them for hosting at the last minute. Cold high water there Read More…

Reno River Festival (Reno, NV)

www.renoriverfestival.com From freestyle to slalom and everything in between, the Reno River Festival brings the best kayakers from around the world to the heart of downtown Reno for an action-packed weekend of whitewater, music, food and libations. Join us for The 12th Annual Reno River Festival on Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10, 2015. So Read More…

Coosa River Whitewater Festival (Wetumpka, AL)

www.coosariverwhitewaterfestival.com The 29th Annual Coosa River Whitewater Festival will be a weekend full of fun, fellowship, competition, and whitewater! Please see the schedule below for event times and locations for the weekend. Please note that all times are local time (CST). Competition times may vary depending on the number of competitors registered for a competition Read More…

NOC Spring Fling (Bryson City, NC)

 www.noc.com/events/noc-spring-fling Celebrate spring in the Smoky Mountains with a free, family-friendly event in the Nantahala Gorge. Don’t miss the Hometown Throwdown, a community freestyle event hosted by World Kayak, vendor fair and gear demos at NOC’s Outfitter’s Store, live music, and family-friendly activities. Scheduled releases of the Cascades and Upper sections of the Nantahala River Read More…

Emily Jackson’s TEDx Talk

Great job, USAFK Steering Committee Athlete Representative Emily Jackson for the thoughtful and wise content and performance poise, representing paddlers wonderfully. Thank you! http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=2cbee736331aa45e1311e6e8c&id=53b6ec2111&e=3c014b1f5a

Vote for 2015-18 Committee Members and Athlete Rep

It’s time to vote for five (5) committee members to join two others who are also serving four year terms, and one Athlete Representative. Please review the candidate statements and choose FIVE committee candidates and one Athlete Representative online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VXW2ZSZ For your vote to count, you must click on the link below, by midnight (EST), Read More…

Call for Nominations – 2015-2018 Freestyle Committee

The US Freestyle Kayaking Steering Committee seeks candidates to fill five (5) positions. Five (5) positions are held by those whose terms run from 2011 to 2015: the terms for incoming committee members will be 2015-2018, to insure continuity when current members’ terms expire. Freestyle represents an exciting element in the world of Paddlesports today, Read More…

2014 Freestyle Nationals Results

Thank you for competing, attending, supporting and cheering!  2014 World Champions and first-time competitors paddling the feature created and maintained expertly by the NOC Pigeon Outpost staff.  Big thanks to the Head Judge Chris Wing and the volunteer judges, scribes and computational expert Lydia Cardinal; awesome announcers Brendan Orton and Paul Butler; generous NOC Events’ Read More…