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Riverboarding World Championships

There is always something on in Queenstown, whether it be the main events like the Queenstown Winter Festival, the Queenstown Bike Festival and the Summerdaze Festival or the one-day events like the Queenstown Marathon or Motatapu Race. The event calendar is jam packed all year round with loads of great things to get involved in, so check out what's on in Queenstown while you are in town and get amongst it!

Riverboarding World Championships

21st Oct 2018 - 26th Oct 2018

After the first Riverboarding World Championship in Indonesia (2013) and the second one in Guatemala in 2015. Queenstown (NZ) will host the next event in October 2018.

The WRA has recognised Queenstown as a location capable of hosting a world class event. Athletes from 6 continents and over 20 different countries will compete on the Kawarau and Hawea Rivers. The best riverboarders in the world will be in New Zealand in October 2018!


Agenda

OCTOBER 21th – SUNDAY Athlete arrival – Dinner and Opening ceremony

OCTOBER 22th – MONDAY Practice day – Kawarau River

OCTOBER 23th – TUESDAY Slalom and Boardercross races – First heat– Kawarau River

OCTOBER 24th – WEDNESDAY Slalom and Boardercross races - Final– Kawarau River

OCTOBER 25th – THURSDAY Endurocross - Final– Kawarau River

OCTOBER 26th – FRIDAY Freestyle – Hawea whitewater park – Closing ceremony

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