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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NKC Spring Registration is Open

Nantahala Kids Club Spring Session is Coming!!! Where: Finger Lakes When: 4pm How: Pre-register Online Who: Any child age 7-18! (some exceptions may apply) Its that time of year again! The Spring Session of Nantahala Kids Club will start on April 18th. Our first session will meet at...

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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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Year-End Donation Drive!

Year-End Donation Drive:   2015 has been an incredible year for the NRC! We hosted The Junior and U23 Wildwater World Championships, the 2015 Junior Olympics, and the USA Canoe and Kayak Slalom Nationals, as well as many great other local...

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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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