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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Little River Sinks Video

This past Saturday afternoon Jennifer, Steve Moore and myself met up with Brian Vermillion and Mike Reber to run a couple of laps on the Little River in the Smokies.  This run is classic and I always have fun on it!  I also got to pick up my new 2012 Villain on this outing, so [...]

Get Some Zen in Your Life!

Jackson Kayak’s latest design and first true River Runner!  Coming soon to the 2012 J.A.W. fleet for FREE demo! Check out all the specs and info for the new boat @  http://jacksonkayak.com/jk-kayaks/whitewater/zen/  

Take a Ride Down Whitetop Laurel Creek!

Hold on to your computer chair or mobile device as you ride along with Jamison Evans on our full trip down Whitetop Laurel Creek!  Good times, good times this past Sunday!!    

Doe River Gorge Birthday Run Video & More Carnage!

Are you starting to see a theme for us this past weekend…  We got a nice fluffy Doe Gorge Run on my Birthday with some great friends!  This was Rayn’s PFD of the Gorge and he found out the Doe can bite at Flagpole!  Check out this awesome video from Andy Woods of all our fun and carnage! [...]

Whitetop Laurel Creek Carnage Video

Please allow me to set the scene for you, before you watch the awesome video below by Jamison Evans… Josh, Jamison, Jen, and I headed to Whitetop Laurel after church on Sunday to be greeted with a healthy medium/high flow!  The group decided to head to Creek Junction to put-in which would make for a [...]

Big Laurel Creek Video

A nice Big Laurel Creek video edit from Jamison Evans with some good blue grass tunes!  This was a great afternoon on the creek last Sunday with my lovely wife, Jeremy Gass, Ryan Shealy, & Jeffrey Woods!!

APE’s Winter Meeting & LVM 37 Premiere this Saturday!

WHO: APE’s Club Members and any new/rejoining recruits  WHEN: Saturday, January 14, 2012 @ 6:00-9:00 P.M.   WHERE: Eastman Lodge – 404 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport, TN 37660 This will be a potluck so break out those favorite recipes and get to cookin’ something good to share! The club will provide the meat and bread. You [...]

Take a Ride w/ Gragtmans On Some Epic 1st D’s

‎ Chris Gragtmans took some time to write a very vivid article for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine about his First Descents of Desoto & Noccalula Falls.  Chris is a brilliant wordsmith and really paints a great picture in his story of the events.  Take a moment to ride along with him in his story with the link [...]

2012 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Series Schedule

The dates are confirmed for this year’s Tri-Cities Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Series events.  Mark your calendar to join us for the 2012 event series: Event #1: May 12, 2012 @ Big Rock, Nolichucky River Event #2: June 9, 2012 @ Big Rock, Nolichucky River Event #3: July 14, 2012 @ Big Rock, Nolichucky River Event [...]

JKTV- Episode 1- The Premier

Here is JKTV first episode on our monthly webisode series. Check out our: trip report from the Costa de Oro; Team Spotlight with Damon Bungard; Misadventures with Indiana James; Tech Tip- How to Backloop; Gear Review- GoPro Hero2; Shot of the Month. Go ahead and share it with your friends, and subscribe if you like [...]