August 26, 2013

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In the news:

2013 US Wildwater National Championships

The Nationals will be here before you know it!! The races are on Friday, September 6 (Classic Race) and Saturday, September 7 (Sprint)on the Nantahala River near Bryson City, NC. These dates and the venue coincide with the 2013 ICF Freestyle World Championships. This is an amazing opportunity for USA Wildwater to gain international exposure. (See for the latest news on the Nationals.)

Online registration for the US Wildwater National Championships is now open at There will be onsite registration as well, but its going to cost a whole lot more and there will be no event merchandise or guarantee of a parking pass.

Chris Hipgrave has also put together a video preview of the Sprint course for the Nationals. You can view it at

The 2014 Eastern Wildwater Team Trials will be part of the 2013 National Championships. As mentioned in the July e-Zine, the 2014 USA Wildwater Western Team Trials will be held in Colorado in late April, 2014. The specific date and location will be determined soon. (See for more information about the 2014 US Wildwater Team Trials and the selection process for the senior team.)

Other News

The 2013 Southeastern Championships were held on the Nantahala River. The results of the downriver race can be found at John Pinyerd's article on the race (and a link to his annotated results) can be found at

The remaining races on our calendar include:

See the USA Wildwater Calendar for contact information and links for these races.

Chuck Brabec
Editor & Webmaster,