bozemankayaker

APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

bozemankayaker wrote 577 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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natefry

APE Strokes & Concepts Clinic with Stephen Wright

natefry wrote 577 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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natefry

The Valley Mill August MD Chute Out: “Do it for the Love!”

natefry wrote 1812 days ago:


The August MD Chute out usually has a few things you can count on;

1) low water levels

2) heat and humidity

3) low attendance

This August Chute Out would have one out of three, but a great crowd showed up, with 18 competitors and we had great weather for the end of summer. We had full classes in just about every category; Juniors, K1A, K1B, C1, with the exception of K1w.

With the level being just under 2.9ft, the only play spot would be the good ol’ MD Chute. The spot would be on the very low side of good, but even with it not being “ideal” by any means, there were some impressive moves being thrown nonetheless. Local paddler Jordan Poffenberger (current National and World Champion in C1 managed to get some sweet McNasties out of the feature)

We had a big B-class with six competitors who were also throwin down some nice cartwheels and even going for loops on occasion. The rock was definitely in play, however, so once in a while a nice THUMP would be heard when someone was too far left with that cartwheel or loop, and a chuckle would be heard from the crowd.

In the junior class we had Maddie Kimmel, Tom Dolan, and Kaelin Friedenson. These kids were impressive! Kailin’s score would’ve placed him in 3rd in the men’s B class!

The format called for three 30 second rides, with your two best counting. You could paddle back in if you happened to flush (and everyone did) and you could even enter back in for one last move, after you time expired, so you could just “Do it for the loooove” (and everyone did!)

K1 Jr

1st-Kaelin Friedenson 58pts

2nd Tom Dolan 20pts

Maddie Kimmel 16pts

Maddie and Kaelin having fun at the Chute Out



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tommygunn

The Valley Mill August MD Chute Out: “Do it for the Love!”

tommygunn wrote 1812 days ago:


The August MD Chute out usually has a few things you can count on;

1) low water levels

2) heat and humidity

3) low attendance

This August Chute Out would have one out of three, but a great crowd showed up, with 18 competitors and we had great weather for the end of summer. We had full classes in just about every category; Juniors, K1A, K1B, C1, with the exception of K1w.

With the level being just under 2.9ft, the only play spot would be the good ol’ MD Chute. The spot would be on the very low side of good, but even with it not being “ideal” by any means, there were some impressive moves being thrown nonetheless. Local paddler Jordan Poffenberger (current National and World Champion in C1 managed to get some sweet McNasties out of the feature)

We had a big B-class with six competitors who were also throwin down some nice cartwheels and even going for loops on occasion. The rock was definitely in play, however, so once in a while a nice THUMP would be heard when someone was too far left with that cartwheel or loop, and a chuckle would be heard from the crowd.

In the junior class we had Maddie Kimmel, Tom Dolan, and Kaelin Friedenson. These kids were impressive! Kailin’s score would’ve placed him in 3rd in the men’s B class!

The format called for three 30 second rides, with your two best counting. You could paddle back in if you happened to flush (and everyone did) and you could even enter back in for one last move, after you time expired, so you could just “Do it for the loooove” (and everyone did!)

K1 Jr

1st-Kaelin Friedenson 58pts

2nd Tom Dolan 20pts

Maddie Kimmel 16pts

Maddie and Kaelin having fun at the Chute Out



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james

The Valley Mill August MD Chute Out: “Do it for the Love!”

james wrote 1812 days ago:


The August MD Chute out usually has a few things you can count on;

1) low water levels

2) heat and humidity

3) low attendance

This August Chute Out would have one out of three, but a great crowd showed up, with 18 competitors and we had great weather for the end of summer. We had full classes in just about every category; Juniors, K1A, K1B, C1, with the exception of K1w.

With the level being just under 2.9ft, the only play spot would be the good ol’ MD Chute. The spot would be on the very low side of good, but even with it not being “ideal” by any means, there were some impressive moves being thrown nonetheless. Local paddler Jordan Poffenberger (current National and World Champion in C1 managed to get some sweet McNasties out of the feature)

We had a big B-class with six competitors who were also throwin down some nice cartwheels and even going for loops on occasion. The rock was definitely in play, however, so once in a while a nice THUMP would be heard when someone was too far left with that cartwheel or loop, and a chuckle would be heard from the crowd.

In the junior class we had Maddie Kimmel, Tom Dolan, and Kaelin Friedenson. These kids were impressive! Kailin’s score would’ve placed him in 3rd in the men’s B class!

The format called for three 30 second rides, with your two best counting. You could paddle back in if you happened to flush (and everyone did) and you could even enter back in for one last move, after you time expired, so you could just “Do it for the loooove” (and everyone did!)

K1 Jr

1st-Kaelin Friedenson 58pts

2nd Tom Dolan 20pts

Maddie Kimmel 16pts

Maddie and Kaelin having fun at the Chute Out



Categorized as:Mountain Khakis  •  chute  •  desiree-porter  •  maddie-kimmel  •  taylor-kash  •  tracey-currier  •  training  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chute  •  desiree-porter  •  maddie-kimmel  •  taylor-kash  •  tracey-currier  •  training  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chute  •  desiree-porter  •  maddie-kimmel  •  taylor-kash  •  tracey-currier  •  training  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chute  •  desiree-porter  •  maddie-kimmel  •  taylor-kash  •  tracey-currier  •  training  •  valley-mill  •  world-champion

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james

The Valley Mill July MD Chute Out; Newbies to Pro’s

james wrote 1842 days ago:


The July Valley Mill MD Chute Out was held last night July 31st at it’s namesake; the MD Chute. We were lucky to have better than average weather for the month of July, and a decent water level as well. The level was a little over 3.1ft (which is typical low water for July) but still good for the comp. Some of the top playdogs were able to cartwheel, split, loop, and even McNasty.

We had a great crowd of folks, again, not typical for July, and a big group of juniors, which bodes well for freestyle’s future (at least here on the Po).

There were several classes of paddlers; from the juniors, first time B-class Chuters, all the way up to world class C-1′ers. We even had the current World Champion, Jordan Poffenberger competing.

Here are the results=

Juniors

1st-Taylor Pittman 31pts

2nd-Jacob Marmelstein 28pts

3rd-Tom Doland 16pts

4th-Henry Bergen 14pts

5th-(Tie) Nathaniel Francis and Chris Valcone 7pts

Women’s K1

1st-Tracey Currier 4 pts

C-1

1st-Jordan Poffenberger 205pts

2nd-Seth Chapelle 88pts

3rd-Ned Poffenberger 10pts

K1B

1st-Jono Siritvotka 27pts

2nd (Tie)Rich Lowe and Howard Moreland 15pts

3rd-Jimmy Chernega 13pts

4th-David Nassar 12pts

5th- Joe Scoresby 8pts

K1A

1st-Matt Springer 204pts

2nd-Jim Buley 156pts

3rd-Bruce Uthus 51pts

It was another great night for a Chute Out. We had 20 competitors, with everyone from Jr’s, newbies, and champions; all having a blast! Just another MD Chute Out! Thanks to all who came out to compete, spectate, help out, and special thanks to our sponsors= World Kayak, Jackson Kayak, Immersion Research, Shred Ready, Astral, Rapid Transit, Smith Optics, Valley Mill Boats, NinKasi Brewing, Chaco,Kokatat, Mountain Khakis GoPro, and Stoneyboater for providing all the prizes for our raffle. Everyone who participated went home with a prize last night, and the stoke was very high!

See you at the August MD Chute Out, Thursday August 28th !

Happy Paddling!

Jim Buley

Valley Mill Kayak School

Always hijinks and rodeo clowns at the Chute Out

World Champ C-1'er Jordan Poffenberger



Categorized as:chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  jimmy-chernega  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  world-championchernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  jimmy-chernega  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  world-championchernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  jimmy-chernega  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  world-championchernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  jimmy-chernega  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  world-champion

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The Valley Mill July MD Chute Out; Newbies to Pro’s

tommygunn wrote 1842 days ago:


The July Valley Mill MD Chute Out was held last night July 31st at it’s namesake; the MD Chute. We were lucky to have better than average weather for the month of July, and a decent water level as well. The level was a little over 3.1ft (which is typical low water for July) but still good for the comp. Some of the top playdogs were able to cartwheel, split, loop, and even McNasty.

We had a great crowd of folks, again, not typical for July, and a big group of juniors, which bodes well for freestyle’s future (at least here on the Po).

There were several classes of paddlers; from the juniors, first time B-class Chuters, all the way up to world class C-1′ers. We even had the current World Champion, Jordan Poffenberger competing.

Here are the results=

Juniors

1st-Taylor Pittman 31pts

2nd-Jacob Marmelstein 28pts

3rd-Tom Doland 16pts

4th-Henry Bergen 14pts

5th-(Tie) Nathaniel Francis and Chris Valcone 7pts

Women’s K1

1st-Tracey Currier 4 pts

C-1

1st-Jordan Poffenberger 205pts

2nd-Seth Chapelle 88pts

3rd-Ned Poffenberger 10pts

K1B

1st-Jono Siritvotka 27pts

2nd (Tie)Rich Lowe and Howard Moreland 15pts

3rd-Jimmy Chernega 13pts

4th-David Nassar 12pts

5th- Joe Scoresby 8pts

K1A

1st-Matt Springer 204pts

2nd-Jim Buley 156pts

3rd-Bruce Uthus 51pts

It was another great night for a Chute Out. We had 20 competitors, with everyone from Jr’s, newbies, and champions; all having a blast! Just another MD Chute Out! Thanks to all who came out to compete, spectate, help out, and special thanks to our sponsors= World Kayak, Jackson Kayak, Immersion Research, Shred Ready, Astral, Rapid Transit, Smith Optics, Valley Mill Boats, NinKasi Brewing, Chaco,Kokatat, Mountain Khakis GoPro, and Stoneyboater for providing all the prizes for our raffle. Everyone who participated went home with a prize last night, and the stoke was very high!

See you at the August MD Chute Out, Thursday August 28th !

Happy Paddling!

Jim Buley

Valley Mill Kayak School

Always hijinks and rodeo clowns at the Chute Out

World Champ C-1'er Jordan Poffenberger



Categorized as:Mountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  happy-paddling  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  happy-paddling  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  happy-paddling  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  happy-paddling  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  tracey-currier  •  valley-mill  •  world-champion

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natefry

The Valley Mill July MD Chute Out; Newbies to Pro’s

natefry wrote 1842 days ago:


The July Valley Mill MD Chute Out was held last night July 31st at it’s namesake; the MD Chute. We were lucky to have better than average weather for the month of July, and a decent water level as well. The level was a little over 3.1ft (which is typical low water for July) but still good for the comp. Some of the top playdogs were able to cartwheel, split, loop, and even McNasty.

We had a great crowd of folks, again, not typical for July, and a big group of juniors, which bodes well for freestyle’s future (at least here on the Po).

There were several classes of paddlers; from the juniors, first time B-class Chuters, all the way up to world class C-1′ers. We even had the current World Champion, Jordan Poffenberger competing.

Here are the results=

Juniors

1st-Taylor Pittman 31pts

2nd-Jacob Marmelstein 28pts

3rd-Tom Doland 16pts

4th-Henry Bergen 14pts

5th-(Tie) Nathaniel Francis and Chris Valcone 7pts

Women’s K1

1st-Tracey Currier 4 pts

C-1

1st-Jordan Poffenberger 205pts

2nd-Seth Chapelle 88pts

3rd-Ned Poffenberger 10pts

K1B

1st-Jono Siritvotka 27pts

2nd (Tie)Rich Lowe and Howard Moreland 15pts

3rd-Jimmy Chernega 13pts

4th-David Nassar 12pts

5th- Joe Scoresby 8pts

K1A

1st-Matt Springer 204pts

2nd-Jim Buley 156pts

3rd-Bruce Uthus 51pts

It was another great night for a Chute Out. We had 20 competitors, with everyone from Jr’s, newbies, and champions; all having a blast! Just another MD Chute Out! Thanks to all who came out to compete, spectate, help out, and special thanks to our sponsors= World Kayak, Jackson Kayak, Immersion Research, Shred Ready, Astral, Rapid Transit, Smith Optics, Valley Mill Boats, NinKasi Brewing, Chaco,Kokatat, Mountain Khakis GoPro, and Stoneyboater for providing all the prizes for our raffle. Everyone who participated went home with a prize last night, and the stoke was very high!

See you at the August MD Chute Out, Thursday August 28th !

Happy Paddling!

Jim Buley

Valley Mill Kayak School

Always hijinks and rodeo clowns at the Chute Out

World Champ C-1'er Jordan Poffenberger



Categorized as:Mountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  happy-paddling  •  poffenberger  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  happy-paddling  •  poffenberger  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  happy-paddling  •  poffenberger  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  valley-mill  •  world-championMountain Khakis  •  chernega  •  chris-valcone  •  chute  •  happy-paddling  •  poffenberger  •  rapid-transit  •  taylor-pittman  •  valley-mill  •  world-champion

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Freestyle Kayaking World Championships Begin National TV Broadcast

saskia wrote 1933 days ago:


Watch the world’s best paddlers compete for the title of World Champion on the Nantahala River.

Find the national broadcast on a Fox Sports Net network near you! See complete listings and broadcast details here:

http://noc.com/lifestyle/news/freestyle-kayaking-world-championships-begin-national-tv-broadcast



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natefry

Freestyle Kayaking World Championships Begin National TV Broadcast

natefry wrote 1933 days ago:


Watch the world’s best paddlers compete for the title of World Champion on the Nantahala River.

Find the national broadcast on a Fox Sports Net network near you! See complete listings and broadcast details here:

http://noc.com/lifestyle/news/freestyle-kayaking-world-championships-begin-national-tv-broadcast



Categorized as:Nantahala  •  Regional News  •  best-paddlers  •  national  •  network-near  •  the-national  •  watch-the-world  •  world-championNantahala  •  Regional News  •  best-paddlers  •  national  •  network-near  •  the-national  •  watch-the-world  •  world-championNantahala  •  Regional News  •  best-paddlers  •  national  •  network-near  •  the-national  •  watch-the-world  •  world-championNantahala  •  Regional News  •  best-paddlers  •  national  •  network-near  •  the-national  •  watch-the-world  •  world-champion

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