NW Whitewater Logo

| HomeDirector | NW Cup | Race site DirectionsRace Photos | Training | For Sale | Links | About | Contact Us |

The League of Northwest Whitewater Racers is an all-volunteer group of paddlers in the Pacific Northwest. Under the auspices of the American Canoe Association, US Canoe&Kayak, and the Washington Kayak Club, the League organizes wildwater races and races and training clinics in whitewater slalom.




 Mark the dates on your calendar and join us this year

And don't forget to visit our Facebook Page  for current information and news.

The Latest Pacific Northwest Racing & Training News is...



Announcing Cedar River training sessions the first Saturday of every month!

Slalom gate training will be held on the first Saturday of every month.

Training will be automatically cancelled if the gage is above 1200 cfs.

If you plan on attending please RSVP to joeyyeaple@hotmail.com or text her at 314-623-8895. If you change your mind, let Joey know.

We will hold the training as long as at least 2 people can come. We'll do short course and long course training.

Slalom Training Camps and the Alberta Canada Slalom Program:

A potential upcoming training camp on the Chilliwack River in B.C.  March 24 - April 2

Michael Holroyd
High Performance Head Coach
Alberta Slalom Canoe/ Kayak
Mobile 403 479 8017



The League of Northwest Whitewater Racers 

is featured on TV!

Jennie Goldberg teaches King 5 TV reporter how to whitewater slalom race.

In honor of the Olympics....How to Canoe Slalom

View it at: http://www.king5.com/sports/olympics/in-honor-of-the-olympics-how-to-canoe-slalom/293974540


The World Masters Games in 2017 includes Slalom!

The World Masters Games (WMG) for masters age athletes (age 35 and over in 5 year age groups) will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, April 2017 (which is early autumn in Auckland).  See http://www.worldmastersgames2017.co.nz/

The whitewater slalom competition dates are 26 and 27 April. The games will run all that week with opening ceremonies Friday 21 April. Closing ceremonies will be Sunday, 30 April. The event will be held on a new constructed course at Vector Wero Whitewater park  http://wero.org.nz/.

There are two courses at Wero Park, one class 2 and one more class 3-4 competition channel. They are considering holding an non-medal social race on the class 2 channel and a medals event on the harder water. There will also be a team race and a C2 mixed class.

The Canoe Sports Information flyer can be found here:

Bert Hinckley from Bend, Oregon plans to attend and is posting info on this Facebook page

He is working to put together "US Masters Team" paddling gear. Please contact him soon if you are interested as it takes time to get orders together and gear delivered.  bert@proctornet.com


Updated 02/15/2017

Check out the latest news on the Directors Page

Some, but not all, older posts HERE

Don't forget to visit our Facebook Page  for current information and news.

The Powerhouse Run in North Bend, WA (access to the usual put-in closed June 2010 for powerhouse upgrades) is now open!

The latest from Puget Sound Energy regarding access to the Powerhouse Run on the Main Snoqualmie River is:

The Lower Park/River access will open to the public at 3:00pm on Saturday, September 14, 2013. It will close at dusk on Saturday and then open and close dawn to dusk from there on out. Enjoy the River!

The boardwalk will be accessible via the upper trail only; the boardwalk will be enclosed with protective screening and there will be NO river access via the boardwalk.



American Whitewater Image

this page updated on: Wednesday February 15, 2017 05:30 PM -0800