Riversport Adventures has a full list of race results from the 2017 R4 National Rafting Championship http://www.riversportokc.org/events/oklahoma-city-whitewater-festival/athlete-information/ A huge thank you goes out to all the athletes, families and friends for making the 2017 Nationals such a great success!
Downriver startlist Downriver results Teams completed 10 laps total (5 Recreation 5 Competition channels) while riding the belt to the upper pool.
Slalom Results This years course at Riversport Adventures OKC was by far the hardest slalom course that we have seen at any national event. Thanks to the staff at Riversport Adventures OKC and especially Zach Datko and Andrew Bishop for designing such a great course!
Slalom course design has been posted. Race begins at 330pm central time
Head to Head results
Time Trial results are posted http://www.riversportokc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2017-Rafting-SprintResults.pdf Head to Head was postponed today due to severe weather. H2H will begin at 10am tomorrow with Slalom to start at 330pm as normal
2017 R4 Nationals are this week in Oklahoma City, OK at the Riversport Adventure whitewater complex. We are so excited for this years R4 National Rafting Championships! This year will include a new Head to Head format and a new Downriver format. May 17-18 practice days May 19-21 race days Registration and Event Calendar can be found at: http://www.riversportokc.org/events/oklahoma-city-whitewater-festival/athlete-information/ Stay tuned to the USRA Blog for up to date race results and check us out on Facebook at United States Rafting Association & National Rafting Championships
This week’s featured athlete is Kurt Kincel. “Running Lava Falls in the dark was an adrenaline rush above all else.” Kurt Kincel, an arborist and owner of Alpine Design and Horticultural Services who lives in Edwards, Colorado, has joined the 9 Ball raft team to represent as Team USA at two world championships so far. He has competed in Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates, and now he’s training for a third: the 2017 World Rafting Championship in Japan’s Koboke Gorge on the Yoshino River, a section known for flips and swims. Recently, however, Kurt and the team changed up…