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The final event in the 2012 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Series closed in style! We continued the trend of “the year of no rodeo” on th Noli, due to heavy rain earlier in the week leading up to the event.
However, like we have been doing all season, we made the best of it and had 12 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 event was held at Big Rock on …
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The first event in the 2011 Nolichucky/Nantahala Hometown Throwdown series was a fun change in format and a great time for all! Rock splats, rock spins, split wheels, splat wheels, wave wheels, eddy wheels, and macho moves abound in the throwdown! We had 19 competitors join in for some friendly downriver freestyle/slalom competition! We had 25-30 spectators who watched and cheered on the competitors from the Riverpark Campground bank. The event was held at Big Rock on the Lower Nolichucky River, TN.
The river level was around 1,200 CFS which made …
Last Friday we had our first Idaho Hometown Throwdown of the year at the gutter. We had a good turn out for a chilly April evening, 10 competitors and a bunch of spectators Alpenglow was nice enough to bring a gaggle of demo boats for whoever wanted to try them, including the new Rock Stars from Jackson kayak which drew lots of “Oooo’s and Ahhhh’s” from those that tried them out.
The wave wasn’t the best for aerial tricks, but a great front surf and spin wave. Mychal Hayes was the …
2011 Pro Event Coverage, 2011 USAFK Points Series, Whitewater, events, farmington, point series, rockstar, slalom, t'ville triple crown, usfka, wrap ups »
The T’Ville Triple Crown has wrapped up once again, and man was it exhausting! But exhaustingly fun!
This is a very unique event in the sense of events it has… Its two days long and both days we compete in three disciplines of whitewater kayaking.
Saturday started off with a competitors meeting at 8am, everyone huddled around [...]