Nantahala Racing Club wins Fourth Grant of 2016

On March 23, Nantahala Racing Club announced they had been awarded a $16K grant by the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, the fourth grant the club has won in 2016. The grants include both monetary and value-in-kind awards. Combined, NRC's 2016 grant awards total nearly...

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Spring Training: March Installment

Yesterday, paddling in the afternoon sunshine, I remembered for the first time in 2016 just how much I enjoy paddling. My paddle blister, too, the one I got on my thumb each time I paddled this winter - it's not...

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NRC Featured Athlete: Lili Brandon

Let's face it: whitewater kayaking is not (yet) our national sport. Our sport remains obscure in America for number of reasons. Partially due to it's small size, access to equipment, training sites, coaching, and peer groups is often a challenge. But some...

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Winter Training Paves the Way for Spring Racing

Winter training paves the way for spring racing: While some of us have just begun thinking about airing out our long-abandoned kayak gear, many NRC athletes haven't put theirs up all winter. Some of these athletes, like US Team...

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NRC Wins Club Trophy at 2015 US Slalom Nationals

The 2015 US Slalom Nationals on the Nantahala were by no means a clean sweep for the Nantahala Racing Club. The Nationals Club Trophy is awarded by means of a points system that assigns points for first, second and...

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Featured Athlete: Devon Chasse

I had the opportunity to sit down with NRC Team Athlete Devon Chasse before his afternoon training session on the Nantahala recently. I was curious to learn more about this up-and-coming young athlete... Devon Chasse Age: 14 How did you get started...

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Meet the 2016 Board of Directors Nominees

In addition to Executive Director Daniel Willis, Nantahala Racing Club is led by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board members are elected by the membership or appointed by the President of the Board. The board consists at minimum of four...

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NRC Annual Board Meeting Announced

The NRC Annual Board Meeting will be held Sunday, September 7th, at 5 pm. It will take place at the Welcome Center at Nantahala Outdoor Center. The date was set at the board meeting on August 8, 2014. The agenda...

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Nantahala Racing Club registered with AmazonSmile

Nantahala Racing Club has recently registered with AmazonSmile, which donates .5% of qualified purchases to the non-profit organization of the customer's choice. Select Nantahala Racing Club as your non-profit when shopping at AmazonSmile, and make a difference in the...

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The North Face and Facebook Fans Award Nantahala Racing Club $25,000 Explore Fund Grant

A total of $250,000 was donated to non-profits dedicated to getting more kids outside Bryson City, NC - July 21, 2014 - After tallying more than 25,000 votes from Facebook fans, The North Face today announced Nantahala Racing Club as...

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