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Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Big Show is tonight @ the Bonnie Kate Theatre!

Just a reminder to all to come out and join us in Elizabethton, TN for the Tri-Cities Premiere of ‘The Risen Sun’. It is sure to be a good time for all in attendance. I will have a few copies of the film on sale for a special premiere price of $20.00 (Retail $29.95). Check [...]

TODAY SHOW Kayaking Waterfall Record Interview Video

Pedro Olivia sets a new Wold Record kayaking down a 127 foot waterfall in Brazil.  Today’s Ann Curry talks to Olivia and his friend Ben Stookesberry about the plunge. Check it out with the link from the MSNBC TODAY SHOW website: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/29892555#29892555

Houston: We have a New World Waterfall Descent Record!

News from Ben Stookesberry: Yesterday the 4th of March, 2009, Brazilian kayaker and fellow Brazil World Record Attempt Expedition member Pedro Olivia shattered the existing world record (108 foot or 33 meter) with a 38. 7 meter (127 foot) waterfall descent on a tributary to the Amazon on the Rio Sacre in Campos Novos, Mata Grosso, Brazil.  His 2.9 seconds of [...]