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

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Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 J.A.W. End Of Season Sale!

The Jackson Action Wagon has had another great paddling season with free demos & spreading the fun of kayaking!  It is now time to sell the demo boat fleet to make room for next year’s 2012 fleet! Check out the link below for current stock and prices:  http://worldkayakblogs.com/wildwildwes/the-jaw/  All J.A.W. boat purchases include the original [...]

2011 NOC GAF Hometown Throwdown

Join the World Kayak crew on Saturday, September 24, 2011 @ high noon for the last BIG freestyle event of the season in the southeast!  Check out all the event details @: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2011/08/18/noc-gaf-hometown-throwdown/

Team APE’s has Podium Finish at Canoe Club Challenge Series!

Team APE’s formed together one last time this past Saturday at the NOC for the Canoe Club Challenge slalom event #3 & Southeastern Downriver Race!  The days events were HUGE in attendance by many clubs/teams!!!  Big booming fun was had by all with 435 runs through the slalom course by 130+ paddlers & 99 participates in the downriver [...]

Lower Gauley Hometown Throwdown

This 2011 Gauley Festival weekend World Kayak will be hosting the first Video Hometown Throwdown at Diagonal Ledges on the Lower Gauley. This is a free event for everyone and anyone can enter and everyone should enter for big fun. This event will be videoed, curtsey of Pilot Media, and judged at the Chaco booth [...]

Are you ready for the Gauley yet?

Hey paddling pals for the fifth year running World Kayak wants to help boaters answer this very important question. Pairs of world class guides will once again volunteer their time to help boaters step it up on this amazing river. Each team of guides will work with a group of 5 first timers to ensure that we [...]

Nanty Hometown Throwdown Final Round Video!!!

Check out this awesome video coverage from Drew MacCallum of Sunday’s final Nanty HTTD event #5!!!  Big thanks to Drew for this superb video!

TRRJC Raffle Winner for Jackson Kayak of Choice!

We closed the 2011 Nolichucky / Nantahala Hometown Throwdown Series this past Sunday evening with the Jackson Kayak raffle drawing.  Congrats to Mitch Odom of Otto, NC as the Team River Runner - Johnson City Chapter Raffle Winner for the Jackson Kayak of his choice!  After a night of sleeping on the wide variety on JK boats to choose from, [...]

2011 Nantahala Hometown Throwdown Event #4 Coverage

Our forth event for the 2011 series was another great throwdown time!  Check out the complete results, photos, points series results & report from event #4 @: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2011/08/11/2011-nantahala-hometown-throwdown-event-4/    Join us this Sunday, Sunday, Sunday (Aug 14) for 2011 Nantahala Hometown Throwdown Event #5 FINAL at high noon!!!