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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Nattyshred Joins the 2010 Noli HTTD Local Sponsors

We are please to announce another addition to our local sponsors for our 2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown series.  Nattyshred is back after being out of the market for several years!  I will link to their website for full product info as soon as they get online… Look for some of their cool apparel items in the prize purse [...]

APE’s Meeting

An APE club meeting has been scheduled for Friday, May 28th at 6:30 pm. It will be at Salsarita’s in Kingsport. If the weather is nice we will be meeting on the back patio. All are welcome. The new and reelected officers are: President – Randy Van Der Aa Secretary – Jerry Griffin Conservation – [...]

2010 Noli HTTD Event #1 Coverage

Below is the link to the report of our first event held earlier this month: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2010/05/21/2010-nolichucky-hometown-throwdown-event-1/ Good times!  Make plans to join us 6/5/10 for Event #2

2 More Local Sponsors for 2010 Noli HTTD

We are please to announce 2 new additions as local sponsors for our 2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown series below. Nick Troutman has kindly donated some new DVDs of his latest film for prizes! We also received some gift certificates for a free car wash from Southern Classic in Johnson City, TN! The prize purse just keeps growing thanks [...]

Noli Throwdown @ Jaw’s Tomorrow (5/8/10)

Registration for competitors will open at 12:00 P.M. @ Jaw’s in the Noli Gorge. The event will kick off @ 1:00 P.M. Check out the event web site for full details: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=459 Due to the logistic issues with Jaw’s the Jackson Action Wagon will not be on-site for the event. Feel free to give me [...]

Jackson Kayak Raffle to Benefit Johnson City Team River Runner

Look for this banner at the Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown – Event #1 ( http://www.worldkayak.com/ event_wk.cfm?eventid=459 ) this Saturday (5/8/10) for a chance to win!

ACA Basic Swiftwater Rescue Clinic

Tri-Cities, TN Area (Near or on Nolichucky River) June 12-13, 2010 (Registration Deadline —May 28th, 2010) Whitewater enthusiasts participate in hazardous activities in wilderness environments. Are you prepared to rescue yourself or your best paddling friend?  Are they prepared to rescue you?  Help in many cases may not be immediately available, and might be hours, [...]

The JAW Gets 3 New Boats Added to the Fleet!

Friday evening Jen & I got to pick up the rest of the 2010 JAW Fleet: 2010 Elite yellow Villain  2010 yellow & orange Riviera  2010 SL brick All Water 9  Look for a Villain boat review from me very soon!!  Come join us at the Freedom Hall Pool Session tomorrow night (5/4/10) to check out [...]