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Monthly Archives: August 2008

NOC’s Event Coverage of the Shootout

Check the link below for photos of all the winners.  Congrats to all particpates!  The comp would have not been a success with out you. http://www.noc.com/index.php/noc-shootout.html See you on the river!

NOC Shootout Event Coverage

A big thanks goes out to Chris Wing for these write ups of the events.  Check out the links below for the full story. Prelims: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/24/southeast-event-sets-a-precedence/ Finals: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/25/noc-shootout-final-results/ You missed an awesome time if you could not joined us…

2nd Annual “Am I Ready for the Gauley Yet?” Contest

Have you ever run the Gauley?  If your answer is no then this is the contest for you!  With the help of some of the worlds best boaters World Kayak will help you decide if you are ready for the Gauley.  Once all applicants have been qualified names will be drawn out of a hat [...]

AW asks: Please Take the NC Paddler Survey

North Carolina’s Division of Parks and Recreation is conducting a survey of paddlers to help them assess citizen’s access needs and opinions on how river access initiatives should be funded and accomplished.  The survey only takes a few minutes and if you paddle in NC, we encourage you to participate.  Whitewater paddlers’ participation in the [...]

NOC Shootout Prize Categories Info

Pro K1 Men 1st $500.00, 2nd IR Dry Top, 3rd Seals Skirt Pro K1 Women 1st $500.00, 2nd Werner Paddle, 3rd Seals Skirt Junior’s 1st Werner Paddle, 2nd Kokatat PFD, 3rd Shred Ready Helmet Open C1 1st NRS Flux Dry Top, 2nd , 3rd Astral PFD Open Intermediate/Beginner Kayak 1st Dagger Boat, 2nd Shred Ready [...]

Our Voting for Big Sandy Paid Off!

    AW is happy to announce that Friends of the Cheat won second place in the Redwood Creek Wine Greater Outdoors Project, winning $10,000.  The money will be used to secure land along the Big Sandy and place it in conservation easement.  The land will protect public access to the river as well as the [...]

Charlotte / Tri-Cities Hometown Throwdown Wrap-up

I know it is almost three weeks late, but between my car wreck, Sunshine Piton, and getting engaged, it has been a crazy month!  Check out the full story with this link: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/21/charlotte-tri-cities-hometown-throwdown-wrap-up/

NOC Shootout Video

Event Teaser Video: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/21/nocdagger-shootout-teaser/

NOC Shootout Cheap Photo Service

One of my good paddling buddies and fellow Sexy Kayaking Beasts Team Paddler, Scott Sidener, will be shooting photos at the NOC Shootout this weekend.  He will be on location shooting Hi-res digital images for World Kayak’s Event Coverage.  He will be posting all of his photos to his web site for anyone who is interested in purchasing [...]

2008 NOC Shootout Competition Format

Hot off the presses! Here is the official info for the big event that is going to go down at the NOC this weekend: Competition Participation   Competition will take place at the NOC Wave feature adjacent to the NOC Outfitter Store. Competitors are to register in one of the following 8 divisions: K1 Pro [...]