Wesley's Wild World of Kayaking & the Jackson Action Wagon (JAW)

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Monthly Archives: May 2011

J.A.W. Will Be M.I.A. Tonight @ Pool

I will not be at the Freedom Hall Pool Session tonight (5/31/11) with the Jackson Action Wagon due to a family function.  The J.A.W. will be back in action at next week’s session (6/7/11)

Baby Jewell Can Throw a Brown Claw!

My sister and brother-in law (Erin & Jeff Weatherford) welcomed a new baby girl into the world last Friday, May 20, 2011!  At only one week old my new niece has already embraced the paddling lifestlye!  Check out this latest pic of her throwing a Brown Claw Look for this awesome boater chick to be getting her boof on in [...]

Nolichucky River Cleanup Next Weekend!‏

10th Annual Nolichucky River Cleanup & Celebration When: Saturday, June 4th, 2011   Hosted By: Appalachian Paddling Enthusiast’s (www.riverapes.org)   Location: Riverpark Campground, 3937 Hwy 81 S, Jonesborough, TN   Time: 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 [...]

2011 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event #1 Coverage

We had our own little version of the Whitewater Grand Prix on the Nolichucky this past Saturday to kick off our event series for 2011!  Their were crashes, swims, great feats and good times, good times!  Check out the complete results, photos, & report from event #1 @: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2011/05/20/2011-nolichucky-hometown-throwdown-event-1-2/

Tri-Cities Talk Radio Kayaking Interview Podcast

If you missed my live interview on Tri-Cities Talk Radio AM 910 WJCW &  AM 1320 WGOC to talk about the 2011 Nolichucky/Nantahala Hometown Throwdown & kayaking in our region; check out the podcast by clicking on the link below (It’s a large MP3 file that takes a minute or two to download FYI): http://www.radiowebvillage.com/uploads/File/PODCASTS/05-13-11PodcastWesBradley.mp3  

It’s Throwdown Time in Tennessee!

2011 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event #1 Event Registration is 1:00-2:00 P.M. on Saturday at Riverpark Campground – Nolichucky River, TN. The event kicks off at 2:00 P.M. at Big Rock. Event Website for all the details: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/04/14/2011-nolichuckynantahala-hometown-throwdown-series/   Folks will most likely show up in the late morning to around noon to do some practice rides [...]

Live Tri-Cities Radio Interview about HTTD this Friday!

 I will be going live on Tri-Cities Talk Radio Friday morning (5/13/11) on AM 910 WJCW &  AM 1320 WGOC to talk about the 2011 Nolichucky/Nantahala Hometown Throwdown Event #1 & kayaking in our region!  Tune in at 7:45 A.M. to listen on-line from anywhere @ http://www.wjcw.com/ (Click the “Listen Live” button on the home page) or on the [...]

Jackson Kayak Rouge 10 Promo Video

I’m loving the new transitional kayak design by JK!  I have had a couple chances now to paddle it and it is fast, fun, light weight, EASY to roll, & very stable!  It is making me want to take a kayak overnight camping trip with all the storage space in the stern!  The J.A.W. now [...]

2011 Noli/Nanty Hometown Throwdown Event #1

The first event for our freestyle series kicks off next Saturday (5/14/11) @ 2:00PM!  Make plans to join us at Big Rock  on the Nolichucky for some big booming fun!  Click on the event website link for all the details: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/04/14/2011-nolichuckynantahala-hometown-throwdown-series/