World Kayak was founded to aid in the development of whitewater kayaking across the globe.  The philosophy is simple:

“We believe that a healthy and active whitewater community is something that attracts new paddlers to our exciting, fun and safe sport.  World Kayak aims at helping all communities keep the activity and stoke going year round to gain the attention of new paddlers world-wide.”

To do this, World Kayak offers a growing number of community support programs;  programs that are all lead by regional ambassadors.  Our ambassadors are volunteers who donate their time to running events, festivals, pub nights, movie premieres, clubs and clinics.  Our programs are supported equally by a growing number of sponsors who help us feed the flames of enthusiasm throughout the year.

From the WK Brain: The 50,000 foot view of a sport

When stepping back over the past 3 years to look at our sport, World Kayak has slowly developed a snapshot of a successful sport.  It is from that snapshot we continue to develop, introducing what we feel is missing from our paddling community.  To do this, a good...

APE’s Lower Watauga River Trip

 
 
 
Whitewater Class I-II
We will meet at Riverside Park in Elizabethton,TN behind the Ballpark at 3:00 P.M. on Bi-weekly Saturdays this summer!
Please be prepared for cold water by bringing warm gear to wear (no matter how hot […]

Wenatchee River High Water Event!

Holy blow out!!!

As I read the local river gauges this morning, we are looking at:

Wenatchee River in Monitor: 18,000 rising 150/hr

Wenatchee River in Plain: 12,100 rising 150/hr

Icicle Creek: 4,790 rising 30/hr

Peshastin Creek: 940 falling 19/hr

I […]

Icicle Creek Team Race!!

Good morning, Wenatchee Valley!!

What an epic day it is turning out to be! Time to bust out those tank tops, board shorts, and bikinis because summer is like, “pssst… pssssssst!!!!! It’s time to party!”

Here is […]

House Run Time Trials!

Good morning, Wenatchee Valley!! It is an incredible day to be alive in this world, surrounded by all of these beautiful people. The sun is shining, the river is on the way up, and the stoke is high. I would like to thank everyone again for your continued attendance to our weekly events.

House Run Time Trials!

Good morning, Wenatchee Valley!!
It is an incredible day to be alive in this world, surrounded by all of these beautiful people. The sun is shining, the river is on the way up, and the stoke […]

Paddle in Pink Confidence Series: Dirty Bird

 
When: July 7, 2018 @ 10:30 A.M.
Where: NOC Outpost on the Pigeon River
Who: Presented by Paddle in Pink for the ladies!
 
Ladies get out your playboats and your slicey boats, Paddle in Pink is putting on […]

NoliFest 2018 Beat Night Fall BoaterX Results

Photo by Dale Swanson
Bristol Motor Speedway was not the only great racing colosseum the weekend of April 13-15th in the Tri-Cities! #beatnightfall at NoliFest had lots of action in the 8 mile enduro style course […]

Down River Endurance Challenge

Good morning Wenatchee Valley paddlers!!! First of all, I would like to thank all of the whitewater boat riders who have participated in the last two weeks of events. The races have been competitive, the drive to perform is apparent, and the Bootjack has been extra tasty, as has the Fanta and Gatorade (Kurt).

Down River Endurance Challenge

Good morning Wenatchee Valley paddlers!!!

First of all, I would like to thank all of the whitewater boat riders who have participated in the last two weeks of events. The races have been competitive, the drive […]