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[28 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Canadian Freestyle Team Trials on the Kananaskis River

When: August 23rd and 24th 2010
Where: Point Break on the Kananaskis River
Hosted by Aquabatics.
48 Paddlers from accross the country turned up at the Canoe Meadows Campground to register and make their bid for a position on the Canadian Freestyle Team.
They came from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and The Yukon!
Monday August 23rd 2010:
Monday was a warm sunny day and with the Canadian Rockies as the back drop the competitors gathered to challenge the hole at Point Break. The feature proved to be very challenging and with a few …

2009 World Freestyle Championships, Feature Story, Team Trials, WK Pro Event Coverage »

[2 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

- Text by Lee Hart of BrandAmp –
Missoula, MT – The future of freestyle kayaking looks bright if results from the US National Freestyle Kayak Team Trials are an indicator. Kayaking’s version of the ratpack, teens Jason Craig, Dane Jackson begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlighting, Jordan Poffenberger and Lauren Burress all turned in impressive performances as they battled in various divisions for the chance to represent the US at World Championships in Germany next summer.
Jackson, 16, not only qualified but outright topped the winner’s stand in three …

2009 World Freestyle Championships, Feature Story, Pro Circuit Results, Team Trials, WK Pro Event Coverage »

[1 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Crowds surge, stakes rise as US Freestyle Kayak Team trials moves toward finals
Missoula, MT – It was a day of high anxiety as competitors battled on Brennan’s Wave on the Clark Fork River to try to make the final rounds of the US National Freestyle Kayak Team Trials. At the end of the day, a total of 21 men, women and juniors will earn the right to represent the United States at the International Canoe Federation Freestyle Kayak World Championships in Platting, Germany next summer.
As the field dwindled today, the …

2009 World Freestyle Championships, Feature Story, Festival Coverage, Pro Circuit Results, Team Trials, Throwdown Results, WK Pro Event Coverage »

[1 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

RESULTS DAY 1
OC1

Dane Jackson – 105 points
Jordan Poffenberger – 80 points
Brad McMillian – 45 points
Jeremy Laucks – 35 points
Eli Helbert – 25 points
Jeff Campbell – 10 points – – – CUT LINE
Jake Ament – 0 points

Women’s K1

Emily Jackson – 600 points
Devon Barker – 470 points
Jessie Stone – 460 points
Erin Clancey – 335 points
Haley Mills – 300 points
Kat Levitt 295 points – – – CUT LINE
Alley Fontenot – 260 points
Nicole Mansfield – 250 points
Amy Jimmerson – 200 points
Jessica Yurtinus – 190 points
Elaine Campbell – 190 points
Cheyenne Rogers – 75 points
Nathalie …

Feature Story, Team Trials, WK Pro Event Coverage »

[23 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
World Kayak to cover the US National Freestyle Championships Live via Web Stream

This summer World Kayak will be in Missoula, MT as this fun town plays host to the 2010 USA Freestyle Kayaking Team Trials. Our coverage will be via an online stream hooked directly to the event’s MC and include interviews from the field and as much footage as we can get. 
When the dust settles the best kayakers will be crowned National Champions and selected to represent the United States at the 2011 World Championships.
The feed will be found on a number of sites, including worldkayak.com, worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown and at some of …

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[31 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
2009 US Team for Worlds Decided

A few surprises occurred in the US Team Trials Semi and Finals today.  Competition kicked off once again at 9:00 AM promptly, highly unlike kayakers.  The top 5 men, top 3 women, top 3 jr men, top 2 jr women, top 2 OC-1 were decided through an amazingly close competition and included some major upsets as well.
The wave continued to be an extremely challenging feature to deal with as at times the wave would green out and flush the competitors off of the wave, however that did not keep all …

Feature Story, Festival Coverage, Pro Circuit Results, Team Trials, Uncategorized, WK Pro Event Coverage »

[30 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Success!! All Systems Go on Liftoff, launch of WKTV

I just checked Boatertalk and I believe the lack of comments deems it a success, The one comment of the nice video was very nice as well.  We kicked of the official launch of World Kayak TV today during the preliminary round of the US Team Trials.
World Kayak brought in a total of 8300 viewers throughout the day, which in the kayaking community is unheard of.  World Kayak is truly bringing the competition home to the viewers, its original intent.  We will continue to bring live coverage the remainder of …

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[29 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
WKTV Presents – US Team Trials Coverage LIVE!

Starting Saturday, May 30th, 2009 World Kayak, H2oDreams (Chris Wing) and Elevation Lifestyle Network will be coordinating to bring you the full US Team Trials LIVE via the web.  World Kayak and Chris Wing will be streaming LIVE from the rocks in Glenwood Springs Colorado as the hopefuls in all divisions take to the wave.  Broadcast begins at 9am (subject to change of course) and runs through to the last ride.  We will be interviewing and picking up the play by play live as the comp unfolds.  the stream will …