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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Elk River Gorge Video and Photos

We were heading to the Forks of the French Broad on Saturday and made a U-turn in Elizabethton for a bigger adventure!  Elk, the land of giants in the Northern Mountains of our region!  This was my first time back to this run in two years and it has not got any smaller!  Indeed a very great day [...]

Boof Falls Work of Art!

This morning I was delightfully surprised by this true work of art by Mark Balthis of me at Boof Falls on Watauga Gorge, TN.  This is super special to me, because the scene is set on one of my favorite places on earth!  Thank you SO MUCH Mark!!  You have no idea how much this [...]

Laurel Fork of the Doe Video

Check out Jamison Evans‘ sweet video edit of our Laurel Fork Adventure from this past Saturday with some GoPro footage from Steve Moore too!  Jamison’s Jackson Kayak Karma gave him some BOSS lines in this tight little creek!!  Great day!!!

KARMA Promo Video!

The new 2013 Jackson Kayak Karma just keeps amazing me and the rest of the JK Team the more we paddle it!  I got my Karma L out on steep low volume run of the Laurel Fork of the Doe this past Saturday and a high water Doe Gorge Run on Friday evening & it [...]

GoTri Magazine “Adventure seekers take to the water” Article

Brad Hicks from the Johnson City Press recently interviewed me for the GoTri Magazine about local regional paddling destinations.  The article got published in the April 2013 edition.  Check it out by clicking on the image below:

Tallulah Teaser Video

This is a sneak peak video by Tommy Clapp to the “allulah” in our Challulah weekend! I had one of my best lines ever at Oceana thanks to the Jackson Kayak Karma!!  Great times with Tommy, Jeremy Gass, Andy Woods & Ryan Shealy!!!

The 2013 J.A.W. Tour is Back in Action!

The Jackson Action Wagon is ready to spread some more Jackson Kayak fun with new demos for 2013!  I went down to the JK factory this past Friday (3-29-13) to pick up 11 brand new boats & SUPs that will be available for free demo through out the 2013 spring and summer paddling season!  The first stop for [...]