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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Party with NRC at the 2014 Annual Banquet!

Nantahala Racing Club will be hosting our Annual Banquet on Saturday, August 9th at Nantahala Outdoor Center, following the first day of 2014 Junior Olympics competition. Tickets, which cost $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under,...

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Nantahala Racing Club Finalist for $25K The North Face Award

Nantahala Racing Club is among 10 finalists competing for a $25,000 grant through The North Face's Explore Fund. Chosen from over 500 applicants from across the Nation, Nantahala Racing Club is competing against nine other non-profit organizations to receive the...

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NRC Summer Fitness

Hello NRC Parents and Youth Athletes, This is Lee, I've been working with Zuzana and Sam to develop some helpful summer training tips for the NRC high performance team. To start with, everyone is invited to our Tuesday and Thursday...

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Friday: Paddle with Michal Smolen, World Champion

Where: Nantahala Bridge Gates When: 3:30 - 5 pm (youth), 6 - 7 pm (everyone) Cost: Free! NRC athlete Michal Smolen recently became U23 World Champion. That means he's the fastest man under the age of 24 in a whitewater kayak. This...

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2014 Nantahala Kids Club Draws Local Youth and Community Support

30 kids aged 6 to 16 paddled the Little Tennessee River near Bryson City yesterday as part of the Nantahala Kids Club (NKC) Spring Session. NKC is a six-week community outdoor recreation program hosted by Nantahala Racing Club that...

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Weight Training for Paddling

By Lee Leibfarth, NRC The main goal of a weight training plan for paddling is to first develop a general level of fitness and to then work towards a more specific plan. Weight training is only a small portion of...

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Upcoming Youth Programs

NRC will host the first Slalom Mini-Camp of the year on May 10 - 11. Join US Team Member Dana Mann on the Nantahala for a fun weekend of whitewater, gates and flatwater games. This camp is suitable for...

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Warren Wilson Canoe/Kayak Team Becomes NRC Affiliate Member

NRC is excited to welcome the Warren Wilson Canoe & Kayak team as an Affiliate Member. To jump-start their membership, NRC coaches Michael and Zuzana Montagne spent an afternoon with Warren Wilson paddlers at "Devil's Dip," an NRC training...

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NRC Board Announces New Programming for 2014

New Programming and Events for 2014 The NRC Board is excited to announce all-new programming for youth and adults in 2014. In addition to existing community programs such as the Nantahala Kids Club and the NRC Slalom Mini-Camps, the coming...

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