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FIBArk (Salida, CO)

fibark.com This year marks the 66th anniversary of FIBArk, the nation’s oldest and boldest whitewater festival and Salida’s signature event. Since 1949, every June during the Spring snow runoff, Salida has hosted FIBArk, “First in Boating on the Arkansas.”Located in Salida’s historic downtown, Riverside Park is the center of FIBArk activity and entertainment. Food, arts Read More…

GoPro Mountain Games (Vail, CO)

mountaingames.com The GoPro Mountain Games are the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music and they return to Vail, June 4 – 7, 2015. Professional and amateur athletes from around the world converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines for more than $110,000 in Read More…

Lyons Outdoor Games (Lyons, CO)

lyonsoutdoorgames.com LIVE AN ADVENTUROUS LIFE! The Lyons Outdoor Games is a premier Colorado outdoor lifestyle, adventure sport and music festival. Sitting just north of Boulder, its an easy drive to the beautiful and funky town of Lyons, Colorado.  Pop a tent Friday night with foothills views, and get out for a mountain bike ride on our world class Read More…

Yampa River Festival (Steamboat Springs, CO)

friendsoftheyampa.com Friends of the Yampa’s 34th Annual Yampa River Festival! May 30-31, Steamboat Springs, CO (Brought to you by Steamboat in the Summertime) Check Festival Website for Details and Changes Schedule of Events: Friday: • 12-6pm: Registration/Gear Swap, Backdoor Sports (841 Yampa St.) • 5pm: Paddling Life Fish Creek Race (Cash purse!) Saturday: • 9 a.m.: Read More…

CKS Paddlefest (Buena Vista, CO)

ckspaddlefest.com FRIDAY MAY 22 SALE, SWAP & SHOP (Fri)  12:00 pm  – 7:00 pm: CKS Main Street Storewide Sale The industry’s top representatives are in Buena Vista this weekend to answer your questions about all of the best brands. This is the one time of year customers can work directly with manufacturers while picking out their gear, boats and boards. 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…