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2018 National Rafting Champs Results

2018 National Rafting Champs Results

Paddle Nepal wins 2018 National Rafting Championships and earns the title of the official Nepal National Rafting Team. Congratulations Som Bahadur Magar, Jeevan Gurung, Man Bahadur Kandel (Michael), Lil Bahadur Gurung (BJ) and Bharat Gurung.  Your hard work & positive...

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2018 Nepal Kayak Slalom Champs Results

2018 Nepal Kayak Slalom Champs Results

Congratulations to Surjan Tamang for achieving 1st place in the 2018 Nepal National Kayak Slalom Championships.   Surjan earns the opportunity to represent Nepal this year at the Asian Games.  Good luck Surjan.  

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2018 National Rafting & Kayak Slalom Championships

2018 National Rafting & Kayak Slalom Championships

Nepal Rafting & Canoeing Association are preparing for the 2018 National Rafting & Kayak Slalom Championships.  The events will take place together at Fishling, on the Trisuli River 25-27 February.  These events are authorized by the National Sports Council as part of...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 2017 Results

Himalayan White Water Challenge 2017 Results

Another "rodeo" done & dusted.  What a great weekend on the Trisuli River.  We were honored to have James & Regan Byrd from the famous North Fork Championship help out at the event this year sharing their valuable experience.  The 2017 HWWC consisted of Slalom, Free...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 21-23 Nov 2017

Himalayan White Water Challenge 21-23 Nov 2017

Its that time of year again!  The Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies is organizing Nepal's annual whitewater kayaking competition with the support of Nepal Rafting & Canoeing Association and Himalayan River Guide Association.  Upon popular demand, the "rodeo" will...

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New NARA President in the House!

New NARA President in the House!

Congratulations to our very own Nim Bahadur Magar for being elected to post of President of the Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies.  Nim has big plans for some dramatic change at NARA with a greater focus on safety standards, education & training and conservation. ...

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China-Nepal International Rafting Friendly Match

China-Nepal International Rafting Friendly Match

Nim & team have just returned from a whirl wind trip to Tibet as participants in the 1st "China-Nepal International Rafting Friendly Match".  The event took place in Lhasa, Tibet on the Yarlung Zangbo River on the 17th June with the purpose of developing international...

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2017 National Rafting Champs Results

2017 National Rafting Champs Results

Paddle Nepal takes 3rd place at the National Rafting Champs! We've gotta admit - it stings a little to lose our undefeated title, but our team gave it their all and have accepted bronze with grace.   We are super proud of our team and also so impressed by the hard...

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2017 Nepal Rafting Championships

2017 Nepal Rafting Championships

Nepal's national rafting championships will be held at Fishling on the Trisuli River 14-15-16 February 2017.   The Himalayan River Guide Association is organizing the event in cooperation with the International Rafting Federation and Nepal Rafting & Canoeing...

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Himalayan Freestyle Championship 2nd Feb 2017

Himalayan Freestyle Championship 2nd Feb 2017

Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club is hosting the 2nd Himalayan Freestyle Championships on the Trisuli River 2nd February 2017. Here's some information from the organizer's Facebook event page... Have you ever heard of McNasty, Aerial Loop and Phonics Monkey? These are the...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

A Himalayan size thank you goes out to Robin Bushell from Mountain River Crag Outdoor First Aid Training for sponsoring our Still Paddling Scholarship recipients with Wilderness First Aid Training.   Its been almost 2 years since the Gorkha Earthquake, and our...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 2016 Results

Himalayan White Water Challenge 2016 Results

WOW! Finally back from our 15th annual Himalayan White Water Challenge. BIG congratulations to our Paddle Nepal team athletes... DOWN RIVER RACE  1st - Nim B Magar 2nd - Rajendra Gurung 3rd - Dipesh Gurung BOATER CROSS 3rd - Dipesh Gurung HIMALAYAN EXTREME SLALOM...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 28-30 Nov 2016

Himalayan White Water Challenge 28-30 Nov 2016

The Nepal Association of Rafting Agents is organizing another Himalayan White Water Challenge.  Also known as Nepal's “Rodeo”, this year’s event will be held in Pokhara, the “adventure capital of Nepal”. Save the dates:  28-30 October 2016. More information coming...

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Bhote Koshi Express 27-29 Oct 2016

Bhote Koshi Express 27-29 Oct 2016

We at Paddle Nepal are proud to support the Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club BHOTE KOSHI EXPRESS. Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club is organizing the second edition of their Extreme Kayak Championships. The place has not been picked up randomly: the Bhote Koshi River is one of the...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship continues with support of Join Adventures & Swift Water Safety Institute (USA): Thanks to the ongoing support of Join Adventures founder Laura Oakley, we have just completed a fantastic week of fully sponsored swift water rescue training...

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