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Monthly Archives: October 2014

World Kayak Winter series

Event #1 to be held at Rockisland Tn. November 29th Event # 2 to be held at Clear Creek in Crossville Tn January 31 Event # 3 to be held at Spring Creek in Cookeville Tn. March 21 At the end of the events on March 21 we will combine all scores and name someone “2014 Winter series Champion” of the Upper Cumberland and middle Tn Region.

Hanging Spear: Headwaters of The Hudson Video & Story

Looks like Steve Fisher and Pat Keller have been on a grand adventure up in New York!   Check out the full story and video with this link: http://www.redbull.com/us/en/adventure/stories/1331686992409/steve-fisher-hanging-spear-video

2015 HTTD plans are progressing and it looks GREAT!

Just want to shout out to you all and let you know that we are already working to bring and even more inclusive event for all in 2015. This means a bit more craziness from our end!

2014 Lord of the Fork Race Results

Another great race at the Fork went down this year!!  Congrats to Dane, Isaac and Chris Hipgrave for the podium finishes! See complete results for the race @: http://racesplitter.com/races/B557C3714

SARAPIQUI River Festival 2014, COSTA RICA

The Sarapiqui River Festival was born as a strategy to promote the importance of conserving and protecting our beautiful Sarapiqui River while promoting river sports and providing local youth and families the opportunity to get on the river and try out rafting and kayaking. The 2014 Sarapiqui River Festival consists of three days filled with races of all levels and additional activities for the entire family. On  Friday, November 21st , there is a  Boater Cross Race  on the  Sarapiqui Rive r, on  Saturday, November 22nd , an  Extreme Race  on the  Poza Azul River , and  Sunday, November 23rd , an  open race  on the lower section of the Sarapiqui River, in addition to other competitions and  family activities .

2014 Lord of the Fork Race

Kayak race through the Russell Fork Gorge. Start line is just around the right-hand bend below Fist, finish line is at Climax.

2014 Lord of the Fork Race

Kayak race through the Russell Fork Gorge. Start line is just around the right-hand bend below Fist, finish line is at Climax

Lord of the Fork Race Hike-in BETA

For all the folks that want to hike in to spectate the Russell Fork “Lord of the Fork” Race coming up this weekend I adapted this map with interactive links from russellfork.info to help folks find their way: http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=37.281863%7E-82.295128&lvl=14&sty=h&cid=19A23B9EA76F9F15%21310 First racer should launch about 3:00 P.M. on Saturday.

Lord of the Fork Race Hike-in BETA

For all the folks that want to hike in to spectate the Russell Fork “Lord of the Fork” Race coming up this weekend I adapted this map with interactive links from russellfork.info to help folks find their way: http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=37.281863%7E-82.295128&lvl=14&sty=h&cid=19A23B9EA76F9F15%21310 First racer should launch about 3:00 P.M. on Saturday.

Weekend Getaway By Lyle Morris

Weekend Getaway At the end of every week, I load my kayak onto my truck and hit the road. I anxiously make the short, one-hour drive to my favorite “weekend getaway.” This special place is an oasis of the simpler things, in a world which seems to revolve around money and jobs.