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.
Hometown Throwdown: World Kayak presents this free, community freestyle event. Show off your moves at the 2013 Wave.
Kids Surf!: Kids of all ages and ability levels are invited to play, surf, and make friends at the Founder’s Bridge surf wave.
Vendor Fair: Meet representatives from Dagger, Liquid Logic, Pyranha, Jackson, Wilderness Systems, Bellyak, Astral, IR, Shred Ready, Werner, Accent, AT, Kokatat, NRS and Bomber Gear.
Gear Demos: Check out new hot 2015 gear with one-hour FREE DEMOS at NOC’s Outfitter’s Store: kayaks, SUPs, BellYak, select paddles and drysuits.
Cascades & Upper Nantahala Release: 250 CFS, Saturday & Sunday
Race a Pro: Beat an NOC pro paddler on a 20 second slalom or attainment course and win 20% off ANYTHING at NOC’s Outfitter’s Store.
NRC Slalom Series: Join in or watch as the Nantahala Racing Club Kicks off it’s first race of the summer slalom series. Register online here
Hometown Throwdown: Register on Saturday, 10 – 11 am @ 2013 Wave (River Left)
Race a Pro: Drop in to participate on Saturday, 11 am – 12 pm @ NOC Founder’s Bridge (River Left)
Kids Surf!: Drop in to participate on Saturday, 2 to 4 pm @ NOC Founder’s Bridge (River Left)
NRC Slalom Series: Register on Sunday 10am @ Event Tent (River Left) or Online
|Friday, April 24||Time||Location|
|Vendor Fair||2 – 5 pm||Outfitter’s Store|
|Open Mic Night||5 pm||Big Wesser BBQ|
|Saturday, April 25||Time||Location|
|Vendor Fair & Gear Demos||10 am – 4 pm||Outfitter’s Store|
|10 – 11 am||2013 Wave|
|Cascades Release||10 am – 4 pm||Cascades|
|Race a Pro||11 am – 12 pm||Founder’s Bridge|
|12 pm||2013 Wave|
|After Finish||2013 Wave|
|Kids Surf! &
|2 – 4 pm||Founder’s Bridge|
|Live Music: Somebody’s Child||6 pm||Big Wesser BBQ|
|Sunday, April 26||Time||Location|
|NRC Slalom Series||10am-4pm||Bridge Gates|