7/2/19 Event Canceled! Due to abnormally high flows in the Eagle River tonight’s Whitewater Throwdown has been canceled. The Eagle River at Wolcott is measuring at 5120 cfs as of 8:15 am. The sewer pipe below the Eagle River Park is not passable. There is still a lot of debris in the water from the large spike in flows yesterday. See you next week.
The Whitewater Throwdown
Downriver Racing ✔
Freestyle Boating ✔
River Surfing Competition ✔
Hanging by the river with your friends ✔
The new Eagle River Park is the perfect venue to host all of the above. Join us Tuesday’s from June 11-July 9th for the inaugural Eagle River Park Whitewater Throwdown series at the brand new park.
The downriver racing will consist of 3 categories; Team Raft, Kayak, and SUP. The course will start at Chambers Park, run through the new Eagle River Park and finish at the Fairgrounds Boat Ramp. The course is approximately .6 miles long and includes natural and man-made rapids*. *The course length and obstacles may change weekly depending on river flows.
Freestyle kayaking and surf competitions will be help on features 1-4 of the River Park. With 4 features available, athletes can choose the wave that fits their style best.
Hang out after the race for awards and prizes with a cold beer from Bonfire Brewing.
Registration is available below or day of at the Eagle River Park.
2 man raft – $20 per race pre reg/ $26 per race day of/ $75 for all 5 races
SUP/Kayak/Freestyle – $15 per race pre reg/ $20 per race day of/ $60 for all 5 weeks
Tuesday June 11, 2019 – RACE UPDATE: For June 11th, we will only be hosting freestyle and surf comps due to high water levels. Racing will resume as soon as water levels return to a safe level.
Tuesday June 18, 2019
Tuesday June 25, 2019
Tuesday July 2, 2019
Tuesday July 9, 2019 – Series Finale
Times and activities are subject to change.
- 4:30 pm – Eagle River Park – Registration and Bib Pickup
- 5:30 pm – River Safety Briefing
- 5:35 pm – Race Start
- 5:45 pm – Freestyle and Surf Begin
- After race beers and awards
Mountain Recreation is our registration partner for the event. To register for the event, please click here. You will be redirected to Mountain Recreation’s website where you can select to sign up for individual races or the full series.
Series registration for the Freestyle or individual down river racing is $60 in advance.
Series registration for the 2 man raft category is $75 in advance.
Single race registration for freestyle or individual down river racing is $15 in advance and $20 on site.
Single race registration for the 2 man raft category is $20 in advance and $26 on site.
Every participant will be required to sign a waiver to participate. Athletes under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the waiver for them.