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2016 Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

Come early for pre-race fun beginning August 12, 2019!  *Sponsor Spotlight happy hours and downwind shuttles* Kickstand Kickoff party

Friday Funday Kids Event on Friday, August 16, 2019, 2-4 PM at the Waterfront Park 

Friday Funday is a free event for kids ages 6 and up! Led by Fiona Wylde and Team SIC, this will be an afternoon of fun you don’t want to miss. Beginners welcome! Kids should be comfortable in the water and should come with a parent, water bottle, and sunscreen. Life jackets will be required; they will be available to borrow but you are encouraged to bring your own. This fun afternoon event will feature small-group instruction and inspiration from Fiona Wylde and the athletes on Team SIC, as well as fun paddle games and a beach cleanup. Come join the fun!

Race Weekend, August 17-18, 2019, promises to be a blast! *Pro/Grom Relay* Downwind and Course racing* Live music on Saturday, 5-7 pm, from Portland band Hustle and Drone* Beer and wine garden for those 21+* Festival showcasing our amazing sponsors!!

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Join us in welcoming SIC as our new title sponsor! SIC and the Gorge Paddle Challenge share a commitment to both elite athletes and recreational paddlers alike, and we are stoked to have them on board!