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Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Risen Sun Tri-Cities Premiere

Check out the event website for all the 411: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=748


The U.S. National Whitewater Center’s Used Gear Sale   If you have old gear to unload or are looking to find some great deals, you don’t want to miss the Shamrock & Swap!          Saturday, March 14th 10am – 5pm. For more information please call 704-391-3900 Ext. 203   Make sure you [...]

RiverPark Campground (Big Rock) Work Day‏

The State of Franklin Homebrewers Club (SOFH) has rescheduled (due to rain) to Saturday (March 7th) to help our friends Bruce and Nancy prepare the campground for the upcoming season. As many of you are aware Bruce has been diagnosed with liver cancer and has been in the hospital recently. As the SOFH club contains [...]

Sweet video of the 2008 World Creek Racing Championships!

Check this out: http://canoekayak.com/av/flash/adidas-sickline-2008/

APE’s Winter Meeting/Movie Premiere was Fun & Informative!

This past Saturday night we had a good turn out of folks for our annual winter club meeting.  Steve Moore has found us a new treasurer/membership coordinator for the club.  Brian Pickett agreed to publish a March edition newsletter as his last duty (Send in articles for this newsletter to: wwkayaking@gmail.com).  After that we need [...]

The V-day Dynamic Duo River Cruise

Jen and I had a wonderful Valentine’s Day this year in the Dynamic Duo.  It was our first river run in our wedding boat and we had a blast. Check out the link below to my facebook photos of the day’s fun! http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=61696&id=552848204&l=2655d  

East TN & West NC Watershed Maps on World Kayak

Now available on the Tri-Cities WK Site! Look on the “Regional Rivers” section on the web page link below and click on “East TN & West NC Watershed Maps” link for the maps. http://www.worldkayak.com/tricities/ This is a great online reference addition to our site!  A big THANKS goes out to Stephen Zerefos for allowing us to use [...]

SGS Start Clock is Counting Down…

The Southeast Gradient Showdown officially starts at 7:00AM on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009.  Your time to sign-up your team to participate is coming to an end!  The dead line to sign up your team is defined by Rule #12.  Don’t hesitate to sign-up if you don’t think you can commit to four full days of [...]

APE Winter Meeting, Officer Elections, and Movie Premiere‏

This is the largest attended APE event of the year and your opportunity to meet fellow paddlers and to see how you can get involved with the APEs. The festivities will start at 6:30pm at the Eastman Lodge on Bays Mountain. Please bring a dish to share, pot-luck style. The club will provide the main [...]

Southeast Gradient Showdown History (formerly known as TVF)

I have had a few people contact me about this event concerning the “change” from TVF; So I thought I would expound a little on how this all came to be…   Late last September 2008 at the NOC during GAF, the announcement was made that World Kayak and I were going to be reformatting the TVF [...]