CLICK HERE FOR AN AWESOME VIDEO OF THE START OF THE C2 MENS CLASS AT THE USCA'S 2014 ALUMINUM NATIONALS ON THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER!!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RESULTS OF THE USCA's 2014 NATIONAL STOCK ALUMINUM CANOE/DOWNRIVER KAYAK MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIPS!!

FB Paddle Racing, Inc. is a North Carolina non-profit entity whose purpose is to foster competition in all types of paddlesports racing, particularly on the French Broad River. Our primary event is the two-day French Broad Classique, held annually in the latter part of April (2015 dates are April 25-26) near Asheville, North Carolina. The French Broad Classique has paddling events for competitors of every experience level and craft: canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Competitors can come for one or both days and are welcome to switch to different boats or different classes.

On June 21, 2014, FB Paddle Racing hosted the United States Canoe Association's National Stock Aluminum Canoe/Downriver Kayak Marathon Championships. For the first time, this event included USCA's National Championships for Downriver Kayaks (ICF Wildwater specifications). There was also a pro boat race the next day as well. For more information and to see the results, CLICK HERE

In addition to the events listed above, FB Paddle Racing helps to promote races in other places. Click here to access information on other races.

Last updated June 22, 2014