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Monthly Archives: April 2010

I’ve made it to the top 8 in the LVM Golden Stroke Photo Contest!

But I have my work cut out for me in the match-up against Adriene Levknecht… Please vote for me again at the bottom of the web page link below by selecting the radio button by my name and click the vote button.   http://www.lvmvideo.com/2010/04/29/day-2-of-voting-for-the-werner-golden-strokes-contest/   Thanks for your support and have a nice day!

Nolichucky HTTD Event Series Kicking Off Soon!

Mark your calendars to join us next Saturday (5/8/10) for the Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown – Event #1!    Check out all the info for this event @ http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=459    This year we will be raffling off a Jackson Kayak of choice during the 4 event series to give a way to one lucky winner.  Tickets [...]

I made it to the top 16 in the LVM Golden Stroke Photo Contest!

Please vote for me again at the bottom of the web page link below by selecting the radio button by my name and click the vote button.    http://www.lvmvideo.com/2010/04/28/round-1-of-voting-for-the-golden-strokes-competition/   Thanks for your support and have a nice day!

2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event Series Info

The World Kayak Hometown Throwdown is a series of FUN & FREE freestyle events aimed at friendly competition on the Nolichucky River, TN/NC. Judging is fun, rules are easy and prizes are only given out for participation… we draw names from a hat! World Kayak proudly announces 2nd annual series of grassroots paddling events in [...]

2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Promo Poster

Local Sponsors for 2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown

We are please to announce some of the confirmed new local sponsors for our 2010 Noli HTTD series below.  Look for more sponsor info to come in the next couple of weeks.  If your company is interested in sponsoring the events please do not hesitate to Contact Me. Mahoney’s Outfitters (in Johnson City, TN) is committed to be the local [...]

Win a Green Boat @ the Dagger Dash this Sunday from Dagger!!

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday (4/18/10) @ 2:00 P.M. bring your long boat to the NOC and try to beat Andrew Holcomb to win a brand new Green Boat in the Dagger Dash!  The event will happen during half time of the finals for the 2010 NOC Shootout.  Here is a video from last year’s event:

2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Promo Card

A big thanks goes out to Heather Phillips for the design of this card and sending it to press for our events!  If you see me out and about give me a shout so I can give you one of these nice cards to keep as a reminder of the events. Get ready for another great [...]

NOC Wins Bid for the 2013 ICF World Freestyle Championships!

Check out their bid proposal with this link: http://live.canoeicf.com/dms/icf/documents/Board-of-Directors/Budapest-2010/Bidding/USA/CFR-WCh-2013-Nantahala-Bid/Canoe%20Freestyle%20WCh%202013%20Bid%20-%20Nantahala.pdf The folks at the NOC & ICF are working very hard & have lots of experience to do this right.  I have had the pleasure to work with these guys the past two years in the NOC Shootout and they are doing a great job making the [...]

The 2010 J.A.W. Tour had a Great Kick-Off Event!

Last night was the big kick-off the 2010 J.A.W. Tour @ our pool session in Johnson City, TN and it was a huge success!! We had about 40 people there and everyone was jumping in and out of the new boats with much joy! The 2010 Stars series, of course, was the boats getting the [...]