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

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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Team JK Goes APEs in the Nolichucky Gorge

This past weekend (3/21/15-3/22/15) the Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (http://www.riverapes.org/) were going to host two intermediate/ad​vanced whitewater kayak clinics with EJ on the Nolichucky Gorge (Class III-IV); but due to an extended illness EJ contract upon returning from his Africa trip he had to recruit fellow JK Team member, Stephen Wright, to fill his spot as [...]

2015 JAW Tour Update

  The Jackson Action Wagon had an excellent premiere event at the Freedom Hall Pool last week in conjunction with the NOC Road Show event!  A couple of folks got JAW demos out on the Nolichucky Gorge this past weekend to check how the new JK models paddle on moving water and the reviews were [...]

2015 JAW Fleet Rolls Into Action!

I picked up the new fleet with my good friend, Jamison Evans, yesterday (3/16/2015) at the JK factory.  After a late night of unpacking all the kayaks upon the return trip back home, the Jackson Action Wagon is now loaded and ready to spread some JK love in 2015.  The new JAW fleet will premiere tonight at the [...]

I Made The BRO 2015 Athlete Team!

I am pumped and honored to be a part of the Blue Ridge Outdoors Athlete Team for 2015! Check out the BRO Team webpage to check out all 40 athletes: http://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/athlete-team/ Check out BRO Team profile for my updated bio: http://www.blueridgeoutdoors.com/bro-athlete/wesley-bradley/  

Holston Conference Camping Beginner Kayak Class‏

For anyone out there who wants to learn to whitewater kayak here is your first chance of the year in the Tri-Cities area to giver’ a go with Holston Conference Camps!  These camps is where I learned to kayak and I plan to help with instruction for these classes with the wonderful Jo Anne Pasqua​.  [...]

4 James video – the making of James’ Kraken

Take 4 minutes out of your day to watch this awesome tribute video of the Jackson Kayak factory team building a signature kayak in the name of James Lebowitz, an 18 year old who passed away last month, son Paul who is Canoe/Kayak’s fishing editor. Check out this link for more info on how you [...]