Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival - Canon City, CO
- June 24-25th, at Centennial Park in Canon City. Events include a Bodyboard Rodeo on Friday at 5pm, and the ultimate thrill - downriver race at Parkdale (6:30pm)through the Royal Gorge ending in downtown Canon City (looking for all the brave riverboarders to join us in making a first descent for this event using riverboards). Click here for additional festival info and list of events.
Stop by the RipBoard booth for some great deals - it's your last chance of the Whitewater Festival Season to score 10% off a ripboard.
Lyons Outdoor Games
- June 10 -12, 2011 at Meadow Park & Sandstone Park in Lyons, CO
Golden Community Whitewater Rodeo series
- June 15th, at Clear Creek Whitewater park in Golden, CO is the last of the weekly Rodeo series..
Wednesdays after work - registration starts about 5:00 pm. Come out and compete, watch and enjoy the local atmosphere. RipBoard is an active participant and encourages other riverboarders and wanna-bees to join in so look for us near the announcer's tent beginning at 4:30pm, creekside at 10th & Maple in Golden. Water levels are incredible as the snowmelt is underway raising Clear Creek to surging, surf levels.
FIBArk Festival June 16 - 19, 2011
- Oldest whitewater festival in the country. Come enjoy the fun and take-in all the events from kayak rodeo to slalom races to the famous and most fun - Hooligan Race. See history made on Sunday as four and maybe more riverboarders go for the distance record for riverboarding - 26 miles. Stop by the RipBoard booth at the top of the Whitewater park on Saturday from Noon till 6pm and check out the screaming deals on RipBoard Racer models and BV Surfer models (10% off plus free luggage bag) Located at the intersection of 1st & G street in Salida - known to locals as the boatramp, just walk upstream past Absolute Bikes..
June 19, 2011 Endurance race, FiBArk 26 mile downriver
This is the second year RipBoard is organizing boarders to be a part of history - June 19th and complete the longest riverboarding distance race in the world. The largest whitewater festival in the country, meets a group of boarders to ride the epic Arkansas River. Do you have what it takes? Contact RipBoard or visit our booth at FIBArk festival. Race starts at 9:45 am on Sunday with registration Sat. 3-5pm or Sunday 7-8am. Not quite ready for the full 26 miles? Two shorter distances (takeouts) at 2 miles and 10 miles although the best rapids are after the 10 mile takeout. Be a part of history!
This is the third year for the Festival and RipBoard's first. We are excited to be a part of this up and coming event. Friday will be epic with a freestyle competition starting at 4pm and then the epic Canyon downriver race starting at 6pm. For more details visit Royal Gorge Whitewater Festival.