Racing Rhinos

Nantahala Racing Club is a high-level, competitive 501(c) (3) non-profit organization committed to the development and training of whitewater slalom, wildwater and freestyle athletes. NRC supports athletes of all ages and ability levels to help them maximize their competitive and personal potential.


Are you interested in becoming a part of our community? Joining the club is easy and comes with a number of  great benefits. Visit our Become a Member page to see our membership levels and their given benefits.

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Wildwater World Championships

April 26-30, 2020

Nantahala Racing Club and Nantahala Outdoor Center are proud to host the 2020 ICF Wildwater World Championships, bringing over 150 athletes from 30 countries around the world to the Southeastern US. We are thrilled to welcome these athletes, their families, and their teams to our home and are excited to facilitate this wonderful competition in April 2020!

For athletes, coaches, and teams, we have posted the ICF Wildwater Worlds Bulletin here. The Bulletin contains all information pertaining to travel and accommodation, competition specifics, registration, and more!


Interested in growing your whitewater skills, looking for a friendly community of fellow paddlers, or possibly exploring the world of whitewater competition? Join Us!