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2016 Olympic Canoe/Kayak Livestream Schedule
Livestream Schedule NBCUniversal has posted its schedule for the 2016 Rio Canoe/Kayak livestreams on its official Olympic... Read More...
Michal Smolen Heads to Rio as NOC’s 23rd Olympian!
When you arrive at Nantahala Outdoor Center in Western North Carolina, your path to adventure could lead you virtually anywhere......
Nantahala Racing Club Wins Fourth Grant for 2016 Season
Nantahala Racing Club, a Swain County non-profit organization dedicated to introducing youth and families to whitewater... Read More...
Tsali Adventure Triathlon 2015
Join MedicForce on October 3, 2015 for the Tsali Adventure Triathlon—an off-road triathlon featuring 3-mile paddle, 5-mile... Read More...
Olympian Joe Jacobi Describes His Favorite Event: The Merrell Adventure Dash
In the peak of my Olympic canoeing career when I was training at NOC for international whitewater slalom racing, the LAST sport... Read...
A NOC Favorite: Spring Fling!
There’s always something amazing going on in the great outdoors, but springtime at NOC is like nothing else. New guides finish... Read...
Guest Blogger & Master Guide Brad McMillan on the Adidas Sickline Race
If you asked me a few years or even a few months ago, I would have never thought I would be racing at the Adidas...
Guest Blogger & NOC Master Guide Brad McMillan on the 2014 Green River Race
It’s the first Saturday in November in Saluda, NC – my favorite time of year. It’s Green Race Day. For the past 19 years,... Read...