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Monthly Archives: June 2010

World Kayak Will Host live Streaming Coverage of U.S. Freestyle Team Trials‏

This Wednesday June 30th at 9 am Mountain Time World Kayak will begin our live streaming coverage of the U.S. team trails.  We are going to make sure that we bring you as many interviews as well as all the rides in every heat.  As long as the organizers get started on time we will [...]

Big Rock Blow-up Beat Down Video

This is by far one of the best beat down scenes I have ever witnessed at Big Rock. A big thanks to my lovely wife Jen for capturing the moment on video! A group of tubers and inflatable rafts had some nice rides & would have earned the swimmers sticker if it would have been [...]

2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown New Website

Our hard working IT guy at World Kayak has been very busy the past couple of weeks redeveloping the World Kayak Web Site and interface for the users. Due to this fact I have redesigned the 2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Series event webpage. This also means the web address has changed FYI. Thanks to the [...]

New Tri-Cities World Kayak Website

Our hard working IT guy at World Kayak has been very busy the past couple of weeks redeveloping the World Kayak Web Site and interface for the users. This also means the web address has changed FYI. Please take a moment to look over the new page and let me know your thoughts: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/ Please [...]

No Freedom Hall Pool Session this Tuesday

  I just received notice that there is a swim meet going to be occurring this Tuesday (6/22/2010) during our regular pool session hours.   If you have your own paddling gear (helmet, PFD, paddle & Spray skirt) you are welcome to join us at Big Rock for a play session.  There is a huge pool [...]

Green River Narrows Giant Slalom

Where: Green River Narrows When: July 3, 2010. Race starts at Big Hungry Confluence at 12PM. What Format: Giant Slalom Price: Free The Giant Slalom will be a two stage event. First each racer will have a time trial which will count for 50% of their total score. This time trial will start at the [...]

2010 Nolichucky HTTD #2 @ Big Rock Today!

Come join us @ Big Rock today for some Throwdown fun! Registration will be gin @ noon & the Jackson Action Wagon will be on site for free kayak demos. Don`t forget to pick up some raffle tickets to win a Jackson Kayak that we will be drawing for in Aug Event #4. Hope to [...]

2010 Nolichucky HTTD #2 Event Location Update

Due to the river level surging up and down at the threshold of the 2 features, I`ll wait to make the call till in the morning. I`m leaning toward Big Rock due to popular demand. Look for an update around 10AM tomorrow morning.

Nolichucky River Cleanup and Celebration

Hosted By:  Appalachian Paddling Enthusiast’s (www.riverapes.org) Location:  Riverpark Campground (formerly Big Rock Campground) Time:  June 26, 2010 – Registration starts at 11:00 AM at the APE’s Banner   Participants will be assigned into Clean Teams and provided maps of clean-up locations and given trash bags and gloves. There are plenty of clean-up opportunities of key [...]

Update for Tonight’s Tri-Cities Kayak Session‏

We are postponing the proposed Big Rock Kayak Session due to the rising Nolichucky River levels and a good chance of scattered showers all afternoon/evening. We will have our normal pool session hours at Freedom Hall tonight FYI (http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=675). The Jackson Action Wagon and I will not be present this evening due to other pressing [...]