Bad News, Good News for USNWC

Repeated delays in the opening of the U.S. National Whitewater Center have prompted organizers to move the first scheduled event to another location. The American Canoe Association’s Open Canoe Slalom National Championships scheduled for August 18-20 will instead be held at the at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in Bryson City, NC.

This is disappointing news for the USNWC, but there is good news to report as well. On July 6, Scott Shipley, four time kayaking world champion and USNWC course designer, took the first test run on the course. Check out the video here. It’s also available as a Quicktime download at the USNWC site.

Sure makes me want to take my kayak down off the rack and get wet. Hey, I did clear out the nest that wasps had built in it the other night. Hopefully one of these days….

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