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Monthly Archives: June 2011

2011 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event #2 Coverage

Our second event for the 2011 series was huge in attendance and air!  Check out the complete results, photos, video & report from event #2 @: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2011/06/28/2011-nolichucky-hometown-throwdown-event-2/ *

2011 Nolichucky HTTD #2 Video

Check out this great video from Paul Butler of all the fun we had at Noli HTTD #2 on 6/11/11!  We had 32 participates and good times all around!!  Join us this Saturday (7-2-11) at the NOC for Nanty HTTD #3 @ 4:30 PM!

Big Creek Summer Gift Video!

This past Wednesday (6/22/11) we received an awesome gift of a great water level for Upper Big Creek in the Smokies from all the thunder storms that have been going on in the area!  Chris Clark, Josh Register, Tommy Clapp, Andy Woods and I railed together for a run that evening.  We hiked up to below [...]

Join Team APE’s for Canoe Club Challenge!

  Check out all the event details @: http://www.noc.com/noccom/festivals-a-events/canoe-club-challenge/

2011 Noli HTTD Event #2 this Saturday!

Register on-line for Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown #2 @: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/register/383/ Event sign-in will be 1:00-2:00 P.M. on Saturday (6/11/2011) 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/   Paddlers will most likely show up in the late morning to around noon [...]

Green Rivers Narrows Lite Video

I had the pleaseure to lead one of my good kayaking buddies, Andy Woods, down the GNAR Saturday.  He had a great day!  Check out his Go Pro POV video below he put together.  Thanks for the rope at Zwick’s too, Andy! 

June’s World Kayak “GET RANKED” Jackson Kayak Winner!‏

This month’s winner of the Jackson Kayak 2010 Star is Mary Elliott from Reno, NV!  Congratulations Mary, and thanks for supporting World Kayak!  Don’t forget that we are drawing one winner a month for a 2010 JK Star.  We are giving away one boat per month on 6/1/2011, 7/1/2011, 8/1/2011/, and 9/1/2011.  If you are [...]


ATTENTION PADDLERS!  Don’t forget that you still have time to go to http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/get-ranked/ , and register to GET RANKED for the Hometown Throwdowns this year! Jackson kayak has continued their full commitment to freestyle kayaking by donating four 2010 Star’s to sweeten the pot. The four lucky winners will be drawn from the list of [...]