The Whitewater Symposium is a three-day annual event that seeks to advance the sport of whitewater kayaking through bringing top paddlers, industry representatives, instructors and program leaders together. Billed as Taking Whitewater Kayaking to the Future this years event will be held in Glenwood Springs, Colorado the weekend of October 8, 9, 10 (Sat, Sun, Mon)..
The focus is on generating new ideas to support the continued health of the whitewater industry through building and maintaining the quality of instruction and gear and promoting a positive media image of the sport. The Symposium is a meeting of the minds that helps take kayaking into the future. Its a stimulating and exhilarating event you dont want to miss!
The Symposium provides an all-inclusive package of dry land seminars, instruction, and roundtable discussions. It's an opportunity for clubs, paddling schools, university programs, retailers and manufacturers to exchange ideas and focus on the long-term health of whitewater sport. It's an opportunity for paddlers and instructors to exchange ideas about trends in instruction, equipment, and technique. It's an event featuring all aspects of the whitewater kayak spectrum including instruction, freestyle, river running, racing, rescue and rodeo. Classroom and panel discussions cover topics such as safety, access, conservation, boat design, sales and marketing strategies, whitewater parks, program design for women and kids, river stewardship and media portrayal of whitewater. Participants can also choose to get their ACA Instructor update and CPR recertification while in attendance. Check www.wwsymposium.com
for more information and registration.