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

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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Final HTTD #5 Additional Event Info

We will be having a Jackson Action Wagon Demo during the day @ the USNWC for anyone who would like to come out and take a free test drive of any of the new 2008 JK boats in the fleet ( http://worldkayakblogs.com/wildwildwes/the-jaw/ ).  Boats can be RSVP on a first come, first served basis for [...]

East Coast Giant Slalom LVM Video Coverage

LVMTV presents some footage from the fourth and final qualifier for the LVM Giant Slalom Finals on the Green River, NC. Check out the link below: http://www.lvmvideo.com/lvmTV.lasso?-search&-Database=videos_mysql&-Table=one&week_of=2008-07-28 Check out their web site for the full story: http://lvmtv.lvmvideo.com/2008/07/lvmtv-east-coas.html Sweet!!!

Final Charlotte / Tri-Cities HTTD #5 this Saturday @ USNWC!

Check out the web site below for all the 411 on the Hometown Throwdown #5: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=459   For any one who has a facebook profile make sure to join our guest list with this link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=22461856145, so you can check out photos and chatter from other participates before the event.   We encourage you to [...]

Giant Slalom East Coast Results

Well I hate I had to missed this event, but I had much more important business to take care of at the Ocoee this weekend… News from LVM TV: The Giant Slalom Race went off without a hitch on Saturday with 54 racers coming out to post their time. Chris Gragtsmans paddled well all day [...]

Green River Narrow’s PFD Trip Report

  I have been quite busy the past few months with work, paddling, family functions, organizing and hosting the Hometown Throwdown events.  I realized earlier last week that I have not posted any Trip Reports in a while…  I have been paddling a lot this summer and spring.  Probably more than I ever had in the past and I am [...]

Giant Slalom East Coast Qualifier @ the GNAR this Saturday!

I just found out about this event from the LVM web site.  I have not heard any buzz about it till now on boatertalk.  I hope to hike down with my girlfriend on Saturday to check it out.  Anyone want to join us? News from LVMTV (http://lvmtv.lvmvideo.com/2008/07/lvmtvgiant-slal.html): The LVM East Coast Giant Slalom will take [...]

Charlotte / Tri-Cities Hometown Throwdown Event #4 Coverage & Results‏

Check out the link below for the full story: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/07/16/charlotte-tri-cities-hometown-throwdown-event-4-coverage-results/ Good times, good times!

“STEVE FISHER: BLACK BOOK” Tri-Cities Premiere‏

Check out the link below for all the 411: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=663 If you have a facebook profile, RSVP on the guest list, so you can check out all the chatter on the wall and view a movie trailer with the link below: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=19275963421 This should be a great time! I hope to see you there…

The J.A.W. will be MIA @ the Pool Tonight…

The maintenance on the pool is complete and the pool is open for our kayak session tonight, but the J.A.W. & I will not be able to join in on the fun. I have to patch a flat tire on my WRX.  See you next week or on the river sooner…  Peace out!

HeeHaw keeping it Pro as always…

Check out the correspondence below between my brother-in-law (Jeff) & Jones: From: HeeHaw Jones Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 2:51 AM To: Weatherford, Jeffrey R Subject: [I] Re: MIA   Jeffrey, Allow me to respond with a haiku: Learn to keep it pro. I know you’re an amateur, So I forgive you. I am doing [...]