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JK Rockstar 4.0 vs 2016 RockStar

The Jackson Kayak RockStar 4.0 is completely redesigned from the 2016 model. Check out all the spec comparisons and features by clicking on the image below: More info and photos at: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/kayak/rock-star-4-0/ #JKRockStar4

Say Hello to the All-New JK Rockstar 4.0

The all new Jackson Kayak RockStar 4.0 is here!!! #JKRockStar4 Press release: http://jacksonkayak.com/blog/2018/06/15/jackson-kayak-launches-all-new-rockstar-4-0/ All 3 sizes coming to the Jackson Action Wagon – JAW soon for FREE demo! Who’s excitted to demo one from the J.A.W. soon?

2018 JAW Fleet Rolls into Action!

Are you ready for FREE Jackson Kayak demos in 2018?  They’re here now! Check out the full fleet on the Jackson Action Wagon page: http://worldkayakblogs.com/wildwildwes/the-jaw/ You can see more photos of the new fleet on our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1635588816520176.1073741840.615362971876104&type=1&l=72679975dc Schedule your FREE demo soon!  

NoliFest Winning

The 4th annual NoliFest 2018 was packed with more fun than ever before!  River trip shuttles for all on the Gorge and Lower Nolichucky River, SUP racing, river attainments, SUP joisting, vendor fair, One Wheel endure race, fireworks, great bands and good food where some of the highlights of the event.  We also pulled off the first ever [...]

WIN a JK MixMaster at NoliFest!

The Jackson Action Wagon is giving away brand new 2018 Jackson Kayak Mixmaster 7.5 (Bluegrass color) at NoliFest this year! Where: USA Raft – 2 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin, Tennessee 37650 The J.A.W. is proud to partner with USA Raft on Saturday (April 14th) at this event to give away JK’s hottest new whitewater design [...]

How to Vertical Seal Launch

Do you have this skill in your tool bag? Often on creek style runs we find the most efficient and safest way to launch into the river is off a vertical ledge into a deep pool.  This act can seem really scary at first if you have never tried it, so make sure you find [...]

What Jackson Kayak would you like to paddle in 2018?

The Jackson Action Wagon’s is starting its 12th year of spreading kayaking fun by providing FREE JK demos on the traveling showcase trailer. I am now taking suggestions for what JK whitewater, fishing/hunting , recreation/touring or kids kayaks you would like to see stocked in the 2018 J.A.W. Fleet.  Take a look at all the current products we are offering [...]

Jackson Kayak MixMaster is Here!

Are you ready for some slicey fun?  #JKMixMaster Both sizes of Mixmaster are now at the JK factory and both will be molding within a week from now.  MixMaster 7.0 size is currently in production.  MixMaster 7.5 size should be molding next week.  Both sizes are now available for order. Promo video will be released in about a week from now…  [...]

Kokatat Outercore Habanero Liner Review

The best piece of cold gear I’ve used for my winter warmth! Product website: https://kokatat.com/product/outercore-habanero-liner-inuhab The Habanero is not your average onesie.  This new one-piece liner is full of technical paddling specific features to match up with all Kokatat dry suits and most other current dry suit designs, including Kokatat’s Switchzip suits.  I’ve also found [...]

#SURFBETSY Elizabethton Whitewater Park Presentation

Things are progressing even better than anticipated to launch the #SURFBETSY whitewater project in my hometown of Elizabethton,TN! We need a great show of support from the paddling community at this meeting on February 17, so please make every effort to attend and be a part of it. When: Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 P.M. [...]