Dear Boaters and friends/family of boaters:

Don’t forget about the Nantahala Racing Club (NRC) Glacier Breaker this weekend–FEB 23-24. It’s the first big event to kick off the slalom and wildwater paddling season for western NC. Get your butts and/or boats in gear to come compete or cheer on our participants.

Should you plan on participating, below is the information you will need to get registered. Also, you will find an event schedule if plan to be awesome cheerleaders!

Hope to see you there!



Registration for the 2013 Glacier Breaker is $20 for slalom and $20 for wildwater. Find the complete schedule of events and download registration forms at NRC Events, or email with your event or registration questions.

2013 Event Schedule

Saturday, February 23 Time Location
Slalom & Wildwater Late Registration 8:00-9:30am River’s End Restaurant
Slalom & Wildwater Competitor’s Meeting 10:30am River’s End Restaurant
Slalom Races Start 11:30am Nantahala Bridge Gates
Wildwater Sprint Starts 11:30am Donnie Dutton Park
Slalom Awards 3:00pm River’s End Restaurant
Sunday, February 24
Time Location
Wildwater Registration 8:00-9:30am River’s End Restaurant
Wildwater Competitor’s Meeting 10:30am River’s End Restaurant
Wildwater Classic Start 11:30am Ledge’s Rapid
Wildwater Awards 12:30pm River’s End Restaurant
events_glacierbreakerwildwater Wildwater Race Details:
Saturday Sprint Race: Donnie Dutton to below the Bump (approximately 100 seconds).
Sunday Classic: Above the Ledges to the 2013 Wave (about 20 minutes).
events_glacierbreakerslalom Slalom Race Details:
Slalom race will take place Saturday at the Nantahala Bridge Gates. This unintimidating yet exciting course is ideal for youth paddlers and beginners.