tommygunn

Throwdown #1 and #2 – 2016

tommygunn wrote 655 days ago:


Sorry for the late write up but I’ve been out of town. We had our first Hone Town Throwdown here in Idaho on June 24th. And our second Throwdown was last night, July 1st.

Trot ran our first HTTD as nobody from Boise could make it to cascade. Hwy 55 was closed due to an accident. So we figured a couple of locals from Cascade may show up since nobody from Boise would be able to make it up. Troy is living in Cascade, teaching at Kellys Whitewater Park so was already there. He texted me five minutes into the competition that 20 competitors showed up from the Cascade and McCall area!

Last night we had 12 paddlers and great weather for our Throwdown. The water levels shot up from 1,400 CDs to 2,100 CDs overnight and made for a flusher wave, but a few paddlers were able to dial it in and we had a great show from everyone. One of the surf instructors even jumped in the mix and had his first surf in a kayak :]

We had a great time at both Throwdowns and looking forward to our last two of the summer. If your in the area find us at Kellys Whitewater Park in Cascade, Idaho!

July 8th – 6PM
July 23rd – 1PM



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Troy Wilson

Throwdown #1 and #2 – 2016

Troy Wilson wrote 656 days ago:


Sorry for the late write up but I’ve been out of town. We had our first Hone Town Throwdown here in Idaho on June 24th. And our second Throwdown was last night, July 1st.

Trot ran our first HTTD as nobody from Boise could make it to cascade. Hwy 55 was closed due to an accident. So we figured a couple of locals from Cascade may show up since nobody from Boise would be able to make it up. Troy is living in Cascade, teaching at Kellys Whitewater Park so was already there. He texted me five minutes into the competition that 20 competitors showed up from the Cascade and McCall area!

Last night we had 12 paddlers and great weather for our Throwdown. The water levels shot up from 1,400 CDs to 2,100 CDs overnight and made for a flusher wave, but a few paddlers were able to dial it in and we had a great show from everyone. One of the surf instructors even jumped in the mix and had his first surf in a kayak :]

We had a great time at both Throwdowns and looking forward to our last two of the summer. If your in the area find us at Kellys Whitewater Park in Cascade, Idaho!

July 8th – 6PM
July 23rd – 1PM

 

 



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bozemankayaker

Hometown Throwdown event calendar for 2016

bozemankayaker wrote 769 days ago:


Last year we had a lot of participants at our HTTD’s.  This year we are looking forward in sharing the boating experience with our community again.  

World Kayak has acquired lots of swag for our free raffles at all of our events.  Come join us and bring a friend to the first Hometown Throwdown after Muddy Rivers, “The Rock Island Open.”  We’ll be gathering at the Great Falls in Rock Island from 10 am-2 pm April 30th.  

We also have the “The Artisan Open” at The Boils in Gainesboro, TN July 9th.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars for  ”The Lilly League Open” October 1st at Clear Creek.  As always these are free events.  Don’t forget to bring a friend it‘s always great seeing new faces learning to kayak.  



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tommygunn

Hometown Throwdown event calendar for 2016

tommygunn wrote 769 days ago:


Last year we had a lot of participants at our HTTD’s.  This year we are looking forward in sharing the boating experience with our community again.  

World Kayak has acquired lots of swag for our free raffles at all of our events.  Come join us and bring a friend to the first Hometown Throwdown after Muddy Rivers, “The Rock Island Open.”  We’ll be gathering at the Great Falls in Rock Island from 10 am-2 pm April 30th.  

We also have the “The Artisan Open” at The Boils in Gainesboro, TN July 9th.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars for  ”The Lilly League Open” October 1st at Clear Creek.  As always these are free events.  Don’t forget to bring a friend it‘s always great seeing new faces learning to kayak.  



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saskia

Hometown Throwdown event calendar for 2016

saskia wrote 769 days ago:


Last year we had a lot of participants at our HTTD’s.  This year we are looking forward in sharing the boating experience with our community again.  

World Kayak has acquired lots of swag for our free raffles at all of our events.  Come join us and bring a friend to the first Hometown Throwdown after Muddy Rivers, “The Rock Island Open.”  We’ll be gathering at the Great Falls in Rock Island from 10 am-2 pm April 30th.  

We also have the “The Artisan Open” at The Boils in Gainesboro, TN July 9th.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars for  ”The Lilly League Open” October 1st at Clear Creek.  As always these are free events.  Don’t forget to bring a friend it‘s always great seeing new faces learning to kayak.  



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saskia

Outdoor Opportunities in Cody, WY

saskia wrote 1144 days ago:


Since moving to Cody, WY I have been pleasantly surprised by how active the boating community is. Here is a fun video that gives a preview of some of the whitewater opportunities in the area.

  Cody Outdoors



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Outdoor Opportunities in Cody, WY

james wrote 1144 days ago:


Since moving to Cody, WY I have been pleasantly surprised by how active the boating community is. Here is a fun video that gives a preview of some of the whitewater opportunities in the area.

  Cody Outdoors



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tommygunn

Outdoor Opportunities in Cody, WY

tommygunn wrote 1144 days ago:


Since moving to Cody, WY I have been pleasantly surprised by how active the boating community is. Here is a fun video that gives a preview of some of the whitewater opportunities in the area.

  Cody Outdoors



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bozemankayaker

Outdoor Opportunities in Cody, WY

bozemankayaker wrote 1144 days ago:


Since moving to Cody, WY I have been pleasantly surprised by how active the boating community is. Here is a fun video that gives a preview of some of the whitewater opportunities in the area.

  Cody Outdoors



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natefry

2015 Zen Chattooga 3.5

natefry wrote 1158 days ago:


The Chattooga river (section 3.5) was one of my first rivers. This was the river that really hooked me on kayaking. Bull Sluice was my first real “waterfall”. I haven’t returned to this river since the beginning of last year, and I was very surprised.

Garrett-toaster-slot-FINAL

I have improved my boating skills a lot since the last time I was at the Chattooga river, and I didn’t realize how many boofs, slots, and attainments there were! Luckily I brought the best boat for these things!

Garrett-double-drop-FINAL

The new Zen was zipping through slots and speeding up attainments so easily! I loved how easy boofing was as well. Chattooga was the perfect place to test the new Zen. I was launching off of Double Drop and sliding through Toaster Slot effortlessly.

I can’t wait to try harder rivers with my new favorite boat! Below is a link to my video of Chattooga.

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