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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Press Release – Am I Ready For the Gauley Yet?

Greetings Paddling Friends! The below press release is fresh off the press from World Kayak. This sounds like a lot of fun for anyone who wants to run the Gauley for the 1st time! Check out the info below and I hope to see you at Gauley fest… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, AUG. 27, 2007 MEDIA [...]

8-28-07 Freedom Hall Pool Session and Past Weekend Updates

The pool will be open for kayaking Tuesday night (8-7-07), but I will either be late getting there or completely M.I.A.  Our Men’s Prayer Group at church is having dinner together @ 6:00 p.m. and I’m not sure how long the event will last.  The JAW and I will return next week (9-7-07) to the pool to [...]

A Trip Down the Dirty Bird and Some Serious T.V.F. on Downhill Bikes @ Snowshoe, WV

A couple of Saturdays ago (Aug 11, 2007), I met up with Dan Thomas and Brain Plant for a quick late afternoon lap down the Pigeon River Gorge.  This was my second run on this section.  We had a great time on the river running the rapids and playing a little along the way.  We [...]

A HOT Weekend in some COLD Rivers (Aug 4-5, 2007)

Well, Well, Well…  Where do I start?  I had a busy, but seriously fun weekend to say the least.  I managed to get an 8.5 mile river run on the lower Watauga with a few friends and some newbies; ran the sound board at my church for a member’s wedding; and drove down to the [...]

Green River Narrows Race & Movie

  I got the chance last November (2006) to attend my first Green Race as a spectator.  I have heard and read about the race for several years, but I’ve never thought much of it; because it is way out of my league of expertise.  Andrew Bentley got me fired up to go watch the race last [...]

The J.A.W. will be M.I.A. from the 8-7-07 Freedom Hall Pool Session

The pool will be open for kayaking Tuesday night (8-7-07), but I will be gone to a Church Camp Meeting.  The JAW and I will return next week (8-14-07) to the pool to spread more kayaking fun!  I hope to see you on the river…

A Great Day of Boating @ the

http://www.usnwc.org/ Check out the USNWC Facility Map below that I have created with the major rapid names and locations FYI. One of my best paddling buddies, Andrew Bentley, has wanted – for the past couple of weekends – to meet up again at the USNWC.  We finally got our schedules to work out together and [...]