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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Good Time for a Good Cause – First Descents

With all the fun events planned on the Nolichucky River tonight & tomorrow, I want to make sure everyone knows about the main cause for the Noli Splash event.  Paddling videos are fun, but this video about First descents really shows how kayaking can change lives and situations.   It looks like the big guy in the sky is [...]

Splash, Throwdown, River Run, & Picnic on the Nolichucky River!

Check out the link below for the schedule of events for this weekend (8/28-29/09) & all the latest info from all of our event coordinators: http://www.worldkayak.com/article_wk.cfm?newsId=904

Chattooga Headwaters Open To Limited Boating!!

Read the full story with this link: http://americanwhitewater.org/content/Article/view/articleid/30532/display/full/ Thank you AW for the continued efforts with this issue!!!    

Tri-Cities Noli HTTD Series Medals

Check out the nice medals we will be giving away to our Series Champs in each division at the end of Event #4 this coming Saturday (8-29-09)!  We hope to see you on the Noli…  A big THANK YOU goes out to Dominion Carton in Bristol, VA for sponsorship of this award to our competitors!

Tri-Cities Noli HTTD Event #3 Coverage & Results

Sorry this took me so long to post, but I it has been a super busy 4-5 weeks since this event with J.A.W. demos, NOC Shootout, Charlotte Hometown Throwdown, Charlotte Slalom Survivor, work, etc… Check out the full story with photos on the World Kayak Event Coverage web site: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2009/08/21/tri-cities-nolichucky-hometown-throwdown-event-3-coverage-results/

‘Dream Result’ Trailer… Sick!

This kayak film looks like it is going to be awesome!!   RIVER ROOTS in ASSOCIATION with REVOLUTIONARY INNOVATIONS present: Dream Result Coming Winter 2010    

Jen’s & My Wedding & Groom’s Cake Photos

I thought I would post a couple of photos from our wedding celebration in honor of Jen’s and my 3 month wedding anniversary this past Sunday. This was our wedding cake made by one of Jen’s friends in Greenville, TN This was my groom’s cake made by Jo Anne Pasqua from Johnson City, TN

J.A.W. Demo @ the USNWC – 8/8/2009

The J.A.W. will be hitching-up & rolling into the Crown Town for another day of fun and free demos! The Jackson Action Wagon will be teaming up with the World Kayak Charlotte Ambassadors for free Jackson Kayak Demos during the Charlotte Hometown Throwdown #5 and Slalom Survivor #3 this coming Saturday (8/8/2009) at the USNWC.  The [...]

The J.A.W. Helps BSA Troop 387 Earn Kayaking BSA Award

The Boy Scouting Program is very near and dear to my heart.  I was very active in the scouting program with my dad as a youth and I earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1998.  I was thrilled to be contacted by Mike Morrow a few weeks ago to see if I could help [...]

The J.A.W. will be @ Big Rock tonight instead of the F.H. Pool Session‏

The J.A.W. & I will not be at the Freedom Hall pool session tonight. I’m heading to Big Rock since it is in to try out my new playboats. Freedom Hall will still have the pool open if you ant to take your own gear to practice there. However, feel free to come out and join [...]