CHARLOTTE – The U.S. National Whitewater Center celebrated the great outdoors through Tuck Fest, a three-day festival comprised of competitions, exhibitions, demonstrations and live music.

The festival featured a variety of outdoor sports competitions, including trail running, kayaking, biking, climbing, paddleboarding, slacklining and adventure racing.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center will host various special events this month, including concerts, running events, beer cruises and bike races.

Go to www.huntersvilleherald.com/photos to see more than 60 photos from the event. (Photos by Chris Hull)