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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Wesley’s Kayaking Thought for the Day…

Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, so they lit a fire in the craft. Unsurprisingly it sank, proving once again that you can’t have your kayak and heat it too. ha ha ha!  Have a nice day!

Jackson Kayak wants to wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

EJ (The President of J.K.), Carman Ratliff (Customer Service/Dealer Support for J.K.), Andrew Bentley (Huge J.K. Supporter and my best paddling buddy), and I (Wesley R. Bradley ~ Tri-Cities World Kayak Ambassador & J.K. Ambassador) have been practicing hard for our big Christmas Recital for the paddling community.  This is a stellar performance that is sure [...]

Bungalow Bob – Craze of Creeks Trip Update

I am getting super pumped about my up coming trip to San Luis Potosi, Mexico with Leland Davis!!!  It is less than two weeks away… Dec 9-16, 2007. Check out the trip report from Rafa from Team J.K. on his adventure on some of the rivers we will be running while we are down there: http://www.jacksonkayak.com/articles07/article.cfm?article=200711261 Sweet!!!  [...]

Notchin’ down the Noli

Dan Thomas, Andrew Bentley, Brian Pickett, Lou, and I had a fun run down the Noli gorge Saturday (11/17/07).  The level was low of course, but higher than the last few times we ran it: +or- 380 cfs.  The temp was cool, but the sun came out behind the clouds to greet us a few [...]

2007 Green Race Wrap-up

Well this year’s Green River Narrows Race was more fun than one can shake a cow bell at; and trust me, I did a lot of cowbell shaking / ringing!!!  The race went off great this year with the extra water flow.  There were no major injuries and far less swimmers this year.  Lots of good lines [...]

RiverGypsies Photo Contest!

Leland Davis (Brushy Mountain Publishing) is looking for pictures for the River Gyspies’ Guide to North America – here’s your chance to get your photos in the book and WIN Prizes!!  Check out the link below for the complete details: http://www.brushymountainpublishing.com/rivergypsies/contest_1.html  Have a nice day and pray for rain!

2007 Green River Narrows Race Results

Name Boat Class Time Place Andrew Holcombe Dagger Green Long K1 04:27 1 Pat Keller Dagger Green Long K1 04:28 2 Geoff Calhoun Dagger Green Long K1 04:31 3 Chris Gragtmans Dagger Green Long K1 04:34 4 Toby MacDermott Liquidlogic Remix 100 Long K1 04:34 4 Tommy Hilleke Liquidlogic Remix 100 Long K1 04:37 6 [...]