Columbus Ga Whitewater is excited to announce Paddle South, a celebration of the best paddling location in the south, will be returning to Columbus April 14 and 15 of this year at the Eagle & Phenix water tower at 12th street and Front Ave. The two days will consist of the 2018 USA Freestyle Kayak National Championships, and the Omaha Brewing Paddle Party in the Power House overlooking the Chattahoochee River.
Saturday morning, the 2018 USA Freestyle Kayak National Championships will start the weekend’s festivities. Kayakers from all over the country will compete for the national title in Columbus Ga Whitewater’s Good Wave, located in front of RiverWalk Island. The competition will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night. Beginning at nooon, the Omaha Brewing Paddle Party will kick off with music, food & drinks all day long in the Power House overlooking the river and competition.
Sunday morning at 10:00 am, competition will continue on the river and conclude around 6:00 pm. A brief awards ceremony will be held at the Power House as the 2018 USA Freestyle Kayak National Champions are crowned.
Location: River Walk Island
Contact: Maggie Reese