Wesley's Wild World of Kayaking & the Jackson Action Wagon (JAW)

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Monthly Archives: July 2007

1st Descent of Whitetop Laurel Creek, VA

http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River_detail_id_2026_  I received the best phone call of the month yesterday (7-25-07) at around 10:00 a.m.  Stuart Everett was on the other line to inform me that Whitetop Laurel was running and a group was meeting up at the caboose in Damascus at 4:30 p.m. to fire up a run.  I quickly finished up a [...]

The J.A.W. will be M.I.A. from the 7-24-07 Freedom Hall Pool Session

I confirmed with the swimming coach that the pool will be open for kayaking Tuesday night (7-24-07), but I will be gone camping this week for some R&R.  The JAW and I will return next week (7-31-07) to the pool.

A Long and Bumpy Ride Down the Noli Gorge

My best paddling buddy Dan and I were desperate to get out on the river yesterday (7-22-07).  We managed to put a group of 8 kayakers together to make a run down the Noli Gorge at a thunder 360 cfs flow.  The group was comprised of Chester Sink, Steve Price, Dan Thomas, Shane (owner of [...]

A Jackson Armada’s Voyage on the Nanty

A bunch of my Paddling Friends and I went down to the Nanty for a day of big Fun on 7-15-07. We had a total of 9 boaters in our group, who were all in Jackson Kayaks. We were a flotilla of Jackson Action! The boaters in our group included: me; my cousin – Chad [...]

Boat Day was a Blast!

    The J.A.W. had a very successful demo show at Boat Day in Murfreesboro, TN to say the least…  Over 235 people showed up to get out on the water.  Over half the people who showed up to participate in the event had never even been in a kayak.  So it was a great day [...]