Inaugural OKC Whitewater Festival
(OKLAHOMA CITY) The inaugural Oklahoma City Whitewater Festival kicks off Saturday and Sunday at RIVERSPORT Rapids in the Boathouse District. It includes the R4 Rafting National Championship and USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom trials, downriver and freestyle kayaking competition plus family festival.
USA Canoe/Kayak Whitewater Slalom trials will determine which athletes represent the U.S. for the 2017 Slalom World Cup and the team will be chosen to represent the U.S. at the 2017 World Championships in the newly sanctioned International Canoe Federation’s Extreme Slalom event, a new race format unveiled last season by the ICF.
Food trucks, merchandise, retail vendors and Big Water Grill will be available throughout the weekend along with The Monster Energy BMX team will signing autographs.
For more information about the inaugural Oklahoma City Whitewater Festival visit www.riversportokc.org