The best kayakers in the world will meet up with some of the most wild whitewater June 14-16 the North Fork Championship. Crowds will line the banks of the Payette River in Crouch to see these world-class competitors.
The festival doesn’t just include kayaking, there is a whole weekend packed full of events. The Egyptian Theater in Boise, is where the festival kicks off on Thursday night, June 14th. The opening night spotlights photos and video of kayaking a sort of dedication to those documenting the sport. Also, that evening the 10 Wild Cards are unveiled from the Expert Race who will be joining the Elite racers down Jacobs Ladder at the Saturday event.
Following Saturday’s competition through Jakes, the Elite Division will continue to float down the river to Banks. Any kayaker, racer or not, young or old, and confident kayaking the North Fork Payette can join this mob at any time. This is a time for the paddlers of this generation to give respect and attention to the ones who came before us and lost their lives on this, and other powerful rivers.
For updates on future dates and event information visit northforkchampionship.com .
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