13th annual Wyoming Whitewater Champs this weekend, June 6-8th in Jackson, WY
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday The Jackson Hole Kayak Club (an afiliate of the Rocky Mountain Junior Kayak League) will hold the Wyoming Whitewater Championshps. The weekend kicks off on friday with a 2.5 mile downriver race on the class III Hoback river, bring your fastest boat (DR, Wavehoppers, Sea Kayaks etc all allowed). Saturday wil be a Rodeo somewhere on the Snake river, and this year water levels are holding pretty well to put us on Kings Wave or Lunchcounter! Big party and awards Saturday night, and then an early morning (10) mass-start boatercross on the Class IV/V Greys river (boat length limit 8'6").
Event sponsors and prizes include: IR, Astral, Keen, Chaco, Mountain Kahkis, Seven2 Paddles, Mitchell Paddles, Jackson Kayak, Kokatat, Smith Optics, Shred Ready Helmets, WRSI and many more.
All proceeds from the event go to the Jackson Hole Kayak Club, a non-profit youth whitewater kayaking program based in Jackson, WY. The JHKC has been putting more kids on the the water every year since 1996. If you have any questions about the JHK or the Wyoming Whitewater Champs, please call Rendezvous River Sports at (307) 733-2471.
Please come on out for this great event and help support the JHKC!
Dan Abraham, JHKC Director and Coach