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Kokatat Icon Drysuit Model Show

Jen and I received our new Kokatat drysuits yesterday and I was so excited that I had to put on a runway show on our front porch! I got the new Gore-Tex Icon Drysuit and Jen got the Gore-Tex Meridian drysuit. I guarantee I will brighten up any river trip I join this spring!! Look [...]

The J.A.W. Spreads Some Fun @ Chick-fil-A!

Jen, Erin and I had a really fun overnight trip to Charlotte on Friday & Saturday. We stop by Chick-fil-A in Boone for supper & Cow Appreciation Day. In true Jackson Action Style we spread the fun of kayaking with the Cow mascot! Good times!! We spent the night with Jason & Samantha Miller along [...]

Charlotte / Tri-Cities Hometown Throwdown Wrap-up

I know it is almost three weeks late, but between my car wreck, Sunshine Piton, and getting engaged, it has been a crazy month!  Check out the full story with this link: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/21/charlotte-tri-cities-hometown-throwdown-wrap-up/

Final Charlotte / Tri-Cities HTTD #5 this Saturday @ USNWC!

Check out the web site below for all the 411 on the Hometown Throwdown #5: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=459   For any one who has a facebook profile make sure to join our guest list with this link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=22461856145, so you can check out photos and chatter from other participates before the event.   We encourage you to [...]

“STEVE FISHER: BLACK BOOK” Tri-Cities Premiere‏

Check out the link below for all the 411: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=663 If you have a facebook profile, RSVP on the guest list, so you can check out all the chatter on the wall and view a movie trailer with the link below: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=19275963421 This should be a great time! I hope to see you there…

Charlotte / Tri-Cities HTTD #4 this Saturday @ USNWC!

Check out the web site below for all the 411 on the Hometown Throwdown #4: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=458 For any one who has a facebook profile make sure to join our guest list with this link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=17036832498, so you can check out photos and chatter from other participates before the event. We encourage you to use the [...]

JAW Demo & Charlotte / Tri-Cities HTTD #3 this Saturday @ USNWC!

The entire JAW fleet will be available for free demos at the USNWC on 6-7-08 (11:00 am – 8:00ish PM).  This demo event is in conjunction with the Hometown Throwdown Event #3… Check out this web site for all the 411 on the HTTD #3: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=457 For any one who has a facebook profile make [...]

A Good Low Water Day on Watauga Gorge (Carnage Report Inside)

I had the privilege on Sunday (4-20-08) to lead the Damascus Boyz on their PFD of the Watauga Gorge.  The level spiked up to a mighty 164 CFS early that morning from a small rain we received on Saturday, but it began to quickly fall off to 118 CFS by the time we put on… [...]

My PFD of Tallulah Gorge!!!

One Word: EPIC!!! I’ll let the video do the talking (Click on the link below): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTyZb016dd0 Here are some photos from the day’s adventure (Click on the link below): http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=18276&l=7fc67&id=552848204 It’s back to work for the SKB Team this coming weekend.  Pray for rain!!

Hometown Throwdown Event #1 Results & Photos

Location: Charlotte, NC – USNWC, 2nd drop of the Instructional Channel – AKA “Meltdown” 16 competitors and more fun than you can shake a stick at… Event Competition Results: Men’s K-1A: 1. Chris Wing 2. Fergus Coffey 3. Josh Learn 4. (Mad) Mike Patterson 5. Brad Barker Men’s K-1B: 1. Richard Ellington 2. Chad Grindstaff [...]