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Monthly Archives: April 2011

2011 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Update

Thanks to the great team work with Brandon Davis of Mahoney’s Outfitters the Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown events in May & June are STILL ON at Big Rock this year!  We finally worked to a resolution with the local Forest Service Distict Ranger… We had to give up doing the events at Jaws for high water events, but [...]

Shade Tree Body Work with the Jackson Action Wagon

Here is a link to a post I put up on the Jackson Kayak website on how to fix a dent in your boat: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2011/04/26/quick-dent-fix-for-jackson-kayak/

J.A.W. Demo at Carter Co Streams & River Cleanup (4/30/11)

The J.A.W. will be on site this Saturday from 8:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. at the Covered Bridge Park in Elizabethton, TN for the Carter County Streams & River Cleanup.  Come join the J.A.W. for FREE Jackson Kayak demos in the Covered Bridge pool above the Wier Dam after you finish cleaning up the river.  If you have [...]

Watauga Race 2011 Video!

Oh Yeah!  This was a rockin’ good time on Watauga!  Check me out @ 2:52 in the video!  Big Thanks to Mike Simpson for filming the race from a top State Line Falls!  This is the best way to enter TN from NC!

J.A.W. Debut of 2011 Jackson Kayak Rouge 10 & Fun 1.5

Come to the Freedom Hall Pool Session tonight to check out and demo the new Jackson Kayak Rouge 10 & Fun1.5!

NOC Freestyle Shootout this Weekend!

Click on the banner above for event website info & schedule!  Hope to see you on the Nanty!

2011 Watauga River Gorge Race Event Coverage

A heck of a good time went down this weekend on Watauga Gorge! Check out the photos and story on the World Kayak Event Coverage website: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2011/04/12/2011-watauga-river-gorge-race-recap/

J.A.W. Demo @ ETSU Pool Session this Wednesday!

The J.A.W. will be busy on tour this week at not only the Freedom Hall Pool Session (4/12/11 @ 7-9PM), but also the ETSU TRR Pool Session (4/13/2011 @ 7-9PM).  So that gives you two chances this week to catch FREE Jackson Kayak demos in the new 2011 models in Johnson city, TN.  I hope to see you there!

Watauga River Gorge Race Tomorrow!

Check out the event link on Tri-Cities World Kayak page below for all the 411: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/04/08/watauga-river-gorge-race/ I’m going to try to make it to race (as long as Jen is not feeling too rough)!!!

NOC River Leader of the Month – Wesley Bradley

Wayne Dickert & the Nantahala Outdoor Center has bestowed a great honor to me as their NOC River Leader of the Month!  Check out the full interview on the NOC Blog @ http://nantahalaoutdoorcenter.blogspot.com/2011/04/noc-river-leader-of-month-wesley.html