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WIN a JK MixMaster at NoliFest!

wildwildwes wrote 23 days ago:


The Jackson Action Wagon is giving away brand new 2018 Jackson Kayak Mixmaster 7.5 (Bluegrass color) at NoliFest this year!

Where: USA Raft – 2 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin, Tennessee 37650

The J.A.W. is proud to partner with USA Raft on Saturday (April 14th) at this event to give away JK’s hottest new whitewater design in a raffle to benefit Camp Bays Mountain & Green Bridge Landing! :-)

All proceeds raised in the raffle will be split to help the camp and community park.  The new camp is in Kingsport, TN and they are launching their first summer camp program this year for children of our area – http://www.campbaysmountain.com/. The community park under development is a new river access site on the Doe River in Hampton, TN.

Drop by the NoliFest Info booth to purchase tickets during Friday & Saturday of the event!

 

Check out all the announcements of event sponsors, bands, demos and more at:

 

https://www.facebook.com/Nolifest/

 



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2018 NoliFest Hometown Throwdown

wildwildwes wrote 28 days ago:


World Kayak proudly announces the 10th annual series of grassroots paddling events in the Tri-Cities region.  These FUN & FREE whitewater paddling events are aimed at friendly competition on the Nolichucky River.  Event rules are easy and prizes are only given out for participation… we draw names from a hat!

All boaters/paddlers are welcome to participate!  Our World Kayak region has teamed up with local Sponsors & World Kayak Partners to have this special event at NoliFest with prizes!  Look for other HTTD events over the course of the 2018 summer paddling season also.

This event will be a 1.5 mile team slalom survivor boatercross on the Lower Nolichucky (Class I-II rapids)!  Gather your team of 3 paddlers for this relay style race and be ready to throwdown on NoliFest Saturday evening!

 

Date & Time: April 14, 2018 @ 6:oo P.M.

 

Place: U.S.A. Raft, 2 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin TN

Event Schedule:

- Registration/sign-in will begin at 5:00 P.M. on the day of the event at USA Raft.  Look for the Hometown Throwdown banners in the vendor area at the Jackson Kayak booth.

- The event will kick off with a paddler’s meeting at 6:00 P.M.  Then race start from USA Raft river access.

- Course will finish at Chestoa Pike Bridge adjacent to Uncle Johnny’s Nolichucky Hostel.  Take-out on river left below bridge at Uncle’s Johnny’s river access.  USA Raft will be there to shuttle paddlers back up to their outpost.

- Awards Ceremony and Prize Draw will follow later back at USA Raft.  You must be present to win a prize.

 

Prizes are given for participation or volunteering, not placement, and a big bag of prizes from our local sponsors & WK partners will be given away via prize draws.

Shout out to our World Kayak Partners for the sweet prizes:

Big thanks also to our local sponsors for this event:

    

This event is being run by the Tri-Cities World Kayak Ambassador and his volunteer team.  Volunteers are more than welcome to join in on the event fun to be eligible for prizes.  “Click here to Contact Me” if you are interested in volunteering for this Throwdown event.

This Throwdown will have event coverage at http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/ and each competitor will be able see their results & photos at this web link after the event.

 

World Kayak will be accepting walk-on registrations the day of the event.

 

Class Registration:

  • Men’s K-1 3 paddler team: Male paddlers age 18 or above – any size kayak
  • Women’s K-1 3 paddler team: Female paddlers age 18 or above – any size kayak
  • Coed K-1 3 paddler team: Male & Female paddlers age 18 or above – any size kayak
  • C-1 3 paddler team: Single blade paddlers (open boat or kayak)
  • Juniors 3 paddler team: Youth paddlers age 17 or below
  • SUP 3 paddler team: You know who you are…

We will also create other classes on the day of the event, if there is enough participation (Minimum of 6 participants to make class): i.e. K-2 class (Duos), OC-1 class, Open class (inflatable crafts, etc…).

 

Come out, have fun and strut your stuff!  Hope to see you on the Noli!!

 Event Organizer: Wesley R. Bradley ~ (423) 647-1321



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APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

saskia wrote 97 days ago:


A pool session with the Hobbit King to improve your paddling techniques!

(Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) is pleased to announce another of its Paddle with the Pros clinics with Stephen Wright.  Jackson Kayak Factory Team member, Stephen, is a 5-time U.S. National Freestyle Champion, took 3rd place in the World Championships in both 2009 and 2011, US Freestyle team member 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, & 2017, was the Pan American Champion in 2011 and was the World Champion for Squirt Boating in 2015.

This one evening course is designed for the boater who wants to deal deeper into proper paddling techniques in a kayak.  The clinic will be held at Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City, TN.  Course will be limited to 10 students.  This course will likely fill up fast so be sure to send in your registration and payment to reserve your spot ASAP.



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APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

bozemankayaker wrote 97 days ago:


A pool session with the Hobbit King to improve your paddling techniques!

(Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) is pleased to announce another of its Paddle with the Pros clinics with Stephen Wright.  Jackson Kayak Factory Team member, Stephen, is a 5-time U.S. National Freestyle Champion, took 3rd place in the World Championships in both 2009 and 2011, US Freestyle team member 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, & 2017, was the Pan American Champion in 2011 and was the World Champion for Squirt Boating in 2015.

This one evening course is designed for the boater who wants to deal deeper into proper paddling techniques in a kayak.  The clinic will be held at Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City, TN.  Course will be limited to 10 students.  This course will likely fill up fast so be sure to send in your registration and payment to reserve your spot ASAP.



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APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

tommygunn wrote 98 days ago:


A pool session with the Hobbit King to improve your paddling techniques!

(Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) is pleased to announce another of its Paddle with the Pros clinics with Stephen Wright.  Jackson Kayak Factory Team member, Stephen, is a 5-time U.S. National Freestyle Champion, took 3rd place in the World Championships in both 2009 and 2011, US Freestyle team member 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, & 2017, was the Pan American Champion in 2011 and was the World Champion for Squirt Boating in 2015.

This one evening course is designed for the boater who wants to deal deeper into proper paddling techniques in a kayak.  The clinic will be held at Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City, TN.  Course will be limited to 10 students.  This course will likely fill up fast so be sure to send in your registration and payment to reserve your spot ASAP.



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APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

natefry wrote 98 days ago:


A pool session with the Hobbit King to improve your paddling techniques!

(Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) is pleased to announce another of its Paddle with the Pros clinics with Stephen Wright.  Jackson Kayak Factory Team member, Stephen, is a 5-time U.S. National Freestyle Champion, took 3rd place in the World Championships in both 2009 and 2011, US Freestyle team member 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, & 2017, was the Pan American Champion in 2011 and was the World Champion for Squirt Boating in 2015.

This one evening course is designed for the boater who wants to deal deeper into proper paddling techniques in a kayak.  The clinic will be held at Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City, TN.  Course will be limited to 10 students.  This course will likely fill up fast so be sure to send in your registration and payment to reserve your spot ASAP.



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APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

wildwildwes wrote 98 days ago:


A pool session with the Hobbit King to improve your paddling techniques!

(Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) is pleased to announce another of its Paddle with the Pros clinics with Stephen Wright.  Jackson Kayak Factory Team member, Stephen, is a 5-time U.S. National Freestyle Champion, took 3rd place in the World Championships in both 2009 and 2011, US Freestyle team member 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, & 2017, was the Pan American Champion in 2011 and was the World Champion for Squirt Boating in 2015.

This one evening course is designed for the boater who wants to deal deeper into proper paddling techniques in a kayak.  The clinic will be held at Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City, TN.  Course will be limited to 10 students.  This course will likely fill up fast so be sure to send in your registration and payment to reserve your spot ASAP.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES: The focus is a comprehensive instructional program on the skills of maneuvering your kayak in the most efficient ways.

COURSE PREREQUISITES: Participants should have their own kayak and gear.  Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

 

WHERE: Freedom Hall Pool: 1320 Pactolas Rd, Johnson City, TN 37604

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

TIME: 7:30-9:00 P.M.

COST: $50 for APEs members  (includes pool use fee); $60 for non-APEs members (tuition includes APEs membership).  Non-Refundable after Jan 29 unless replacement found.

CLASS SIZE: Classes will be limited to 10 participants

 

MINIMUM PERSONAL GEAR: Whitewater kayak, type III PFD, whitewater helmet, paddle, sprayskirt, appropriate footwear, drinking water

 

REGISTRATION: There are two ways to register: (Registration Deadline—Jan 29, 2018)

1. Online: Register online at http://www.riverapes.org/registration.html. After submitting your registration you will be directed to http://www.riverapes.org/paypal-1.html to pay for the course using PayPal.  APEs (or TEHCC) membership is required to participate and can also be purchased online at http://www.riverapes.org/paypal-1.html for $10.  No need to fill out and send in a separate membership form.  Your online registration will double for that purpose.

2. Mail: Click Here to download the PDF Registration Form and mail in with payment made out to APEs to Wesley R. Bradley: 243 Old Lacy Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Those mailing in their registration can add the $10 annual APEs membership fee to their course payment.  No need to fill out and send in a separate membership form.  Your registration form will double for that purpose.

ONLINE NOTE: Courses not listed in Registration Course Menu are full.  Please contact Wesley at dangerousdraftingman@hotmail.com to be placed on waiting list.

 

QUESTIONS: Contact Wesley at dangerousdraftingman@hotmail.com or 423-647-1321



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Pyranha Freedom Hall Pool Demo

natefry wrote 106 days ago:


Chris Hipgrave will be joining us on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at our weekly pool session.  Chris will have all the hottest new kayak designs from Pyranha for free demo and he’ll be there to help with paddling instruction.

Check out the link below for all the Freedom Hall Pool Session info:

http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/01/01/freedom-hall-pool-kayak-session/



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Pyranha Freedom Hall Pool Demo

natefry wrote 106 days ago:


Chris Hipgrave will be joining us on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at our weekly pool session.  Chris will have all the hottest new kayak designs from Pyranha for free demo and he’ll be there to help with paddling instruction.

Check out the link below for all the Freedom Hall Pool Session info:

http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/01/01/freedom-hall-pool-kayak-session/



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Pyranha Freedom Hall Pool Demo

saskia wrote 106 days ago:


Chris Hipgrave will be joining us on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at our weekly pool session.  Chris will have all the hottest new kayak designs from Pyranha for free demo and he’ll be there to help with paddling instruction.

Check out the link below for all the Freedom Hall Pool Session info:

http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/01/01/freedom-hall-pool-kayak-session/



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