Boater X is a fast-paced, extreme sport which sees four paddlers compete at the same time down a slalom white water course.
With contact permitted, competitors have to navigate each other as well as the obstacles on the course as they race to cross the finish line first.
For 2019, the Paddle in the Park Boater X event will be part of the inaugural British Canoeing Boater X Series. Athletes will compete for prizes at this event as well as ranking points towards an overall title.
The event will include an individual time trial to seed the athletes, before they race against each other, with the top two in each race progressing through the knock-out competition.The Boater X competition will take place on Saturday 1st June at 6.00pm. The competition briefing will take place at 5.30pm.