MISSOURI WHITEWATER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Friday March 17th - Sunday March 19th, 2023
The Missouri Whitewater Championships is an annual event that brings together some of the best whitewater kayakers and canoeists from across the country. The event takes place at Millstream Gardens in Fredericktown, Missouri. It provides challenging and thrilling conditions for the competitors.
The championships feature a range of different events, including slalom races, freestyle competitions, and downriver races. In the slalom races, competitors navigate a series of gates as they make their way down the river, with penalties given for touching or missing a gate. The freestyle competition sees kayakers and canoeists performing tricks and stunts on waves and in eddies, with judges awarding points for style and difficulty. The downriver race is a test of endurance and skill, with competitors racing against each other to complete a set course as quickly as possible.
Spectators can watch the action from the riverbank, with some events taking place in designated spectator areas to provide the best views. The atmosphere is lively and exciting, with competitors pushing themselves to their limits and cheering crowds spurring them on.
The Missouri Whitewater Championships are a great opportunity for fans of whitewater sports to see some of the best athletes in the country in action, and for competitors to showcase their skills and compete against their peers. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the beauty and power of Missouri's rivers and the importance of preserving them for future generations.