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[2 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
2013 WorldKayak Pro-Am for First Descents at NOC!

So August 24th was the fourth paddling of the WorldKayak Pro-Am for First Descents and is it was the biggest and baddest yet!!! The event raised $3,795 for First Descents, a great organization committed to curing young adults of the emotional effects of cancer and empowering them to regain control of their lives by experiencing whitewater kayaking and other challenging adventure sports in a safe, fun and supportive environment. This year saw a change of venue to NOC and we couldn’t be happier or more excited working with all the …

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[19 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
2013 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown #1

The first event in the 2013 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown series was full of fun! We had 15 competitors join in for some friendly downriver freestyle/slalom and boatercross competition!  We had several spectators who watched and cheered on the competitors from the Riverpark Campground bank & the river right beach.  The event was held at Big Rock on the Lower Nolichucky River, TN with warm humid weather. 
The river level was a healthy 2,200 CFS, which made the main Big Rock wave/hole feature a fast flushy wave train.  Since a rodeo competition …

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[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
HTTD- Brilliant Wave, Castlegar BC-RESULTS

Brilliant Wave  World Kayak HomeTown Throwdown event Results

On Sunday April 14h over 20 kayakers and spectators attended the areas first World Kayak HomeTown Throwdown of the season on Brilliant Wave in Castlegar BC.  With a surprise blizzard on Saturday morning and similar forecast for Sunday, organizers were sceptical there would be a good turn out.  An hour before the event  the sun can out in full force making the event even more enjoyable for paddlers and spectators.

 

Event Results

Event Name: Brilliant Wave HTTD
Event Region: British Columbia

Event Date: April 14th, 2013 @ …

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[24 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Rock Island Trail BC- Hometown Throwdown #1 2013 Kootenays

March 9th 2013 1:00pm- Hero Hole and Trail wave, Rock Island BC
 

This HTTD marks the beginning of the Kootenay Paddling season and the closing of the cold weather paddling scene. Every year we have been celebrating this weekend the end of cold winter paddling and the dawn of our amazing spring kayaking season. The competition is of course a friendly one with points scored for paddle twirls, smiles, and getting the crowd going. After the event, stick around for a dinner get together location TBD contact Chris Ryman (250) 304-7569 …