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TUCK FEST 2015: An Outdoor Festival to Remember

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TUCK FEST 2015: An Outdoor Festival to Remember
If you follow whitewater, it is likely you have attended or heard of the Whitewater Race Series at Tuck Fest. Taking place at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, the world-class whitewater channel system will host a three-day festival featuring not only kayaking but a variety of other outdoor sport competitions . One of the most competitive whitewater races of the event is the Boatercross Kayaking Race, where the course is half a mile and packed with obstacles and unique challenges. With more than 20 competitions in and around the river, as well as live bands, the festival invites everybody to celebrate the active lifestyle.

Tuck Fest is a three-day festival that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos and live music at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC), dedicated to the promotion of the active, outdoor lifestyle. Since 2006, the USNWC’s 700 acres offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages and skill levels. Guests can enjoy whitewater rafting and kayaking, flatwater kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, rock climbing, zip lines, ropes courses, a canopy tour, and mountain biking on a 25+ mile trail system.

The festival features a variety of outdoor sport competitions that also include trail running, slacklining, and even adventure racing.  The name “Tuck Fest” comes from the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail, a historical landmark located at the USNWC.

New to trail running? Challenge yourself with the 5k Trail Race. Enjoy stand-up paddleboarding? Take it to the next level with the Flatwater SUP Race, one of the premier SUP events in the world. Tuck Fest is rooted in the overall outdoor experience, giving guests of any age or skill level the opportunity to try something new. It’s about getting outside and enjoying our natural surroundings by jumping in on a competition or simply enjoying the music and atmosphere.

EVENT DETAILS:

Friday, April 17- Sunday, April 19, 2015
Visit Tuckfest's website for additional details

Photos: © TUCKFEST

Tuck Fest 2014: Highlights

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