Hometown Throwdown #2 – Brilliant Wave!!!

Dragan and Robert enjoying the view at Brilliant Wave

Dragan and Robert enjoying the view at Brilliant Wave

This Saturday September 3rd World Kayak will be hosting a fun-loving competition at our famous Brilliant Wave.  In true WK style there will be a feature for the eager beginner on the entry eddy of Brilliant wave and for the daring intermediate paddlers the surf off will take place on Brilliant itself! Two categories for double the fun and something for everyone.

Borderline Boaters Prez styling Brilliant Wave!

Borderline Boaters Prez styling Brilliant Wave!


Date:  Saturday August 3rd

Time: 11:00 am

Location: Brilliant Wave, Castlegar BC, below Brilliant Dam on the Kootenay River

Directions From Nelson or Slocan Valley:  Drive West towards Castlegar on Highway 3A from Nelson. Before entering Castlegar over the Kootenay River Bridge take a right towards Robson. Your next left is Brilliant Rd. Take this over the railroad tracks and another left on Brilliant Rd.  This road will turn into a dirt road after passing through the Brilliant community, don’t speed please.  Once you are on a dirt road you will pass under  the Kootenay River Bridge and past the Doukabour Bridge.  Park at the roads dead end and walk further upstream just past a white temporary building walk towards the river and find a gravel trail built for the 1998 Nationals.  take this trail past the wave and switch back to the wave for a perfect spectator and put in for the eddy.

Directions from Trial, Rossland, Castlegar:  Drive from Castlegar  East on Highway 3A towards Nelson.  Take a right switchback on the Highway to Robson and left on Brilliant Rd.  Follow above directions from this point.

Scoring:  Do your best, be playful and smile, you will be rewarded for your fun factor!

Ranking:  If you wish to be ranked on the World Kayak Circuit for a chance to win a Jackson Kayak annual $10 fee is all you need.  If you do not want to be ranked the event is FREE!!!

Prizes:  Of course!

Contact Information: Endless Adventure , Chris Ryman  (250) 359-8181

Brilliant Dam

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