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Category Archives: Asheville

Join Us at GAF River Church

River of Life has been established for 8 years now on the Nantahala River and will be hosting a special Guest Appreciation Festival service on Sunday morning at 8:30 A.M. on the porch of the Nantahala BBQ & Brew (Located on the river left bank adjacent from the NOC Outfitters Store on river right).  We want [...]

18th Annual GREEN RACE “Adults Only” Info

Its the most wonderful time of the year!  GREEN RACE time!   Registration is OPEN: $20 bib deposit required, refundable upon return greenrace.amongstit.com/registration/ –Schedule Of Events– 10/31/2013 Green Race Halloween Costume Party and Movie Premiere What: AMONGSTiT Film Premiere, Costume Contest, Good Beer, Parteee When: Thursday October 31st, 7PM-???? Where: Highland Brewery (12 Old Charlotte Hwy [...]

2012 Green Race Go Left and Die Pin

This year for the Green Race I volunteered to assemble a safety crew at “Go Left & Die”.  Tommy Clapp, Steve Moore, Jeremy Gass, Chris Clark, Andy Woods and I came together to become the F.T.S.U. Go Left safety crew!  We met up with the legend, Nate Helms, on the morning of the race to [...]

2012 Green River Narrows Race Info Podcast

Let’s begin with the first paragraph of the safety waiver: “Racing the Narrows is exceedingly dangerous. Doing so entails known and unanticipated risks which could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis and death. This is not theoretical: several boaters have died running the Narrows and another has been paralyzed from the upper body down [...]

VOTE for 2012 Green Race T-Shirt Design

Click on the link below to cast your vote for best design for this year’s Green River Narrows Race T-shirt! http://greenrace.amongstit.com/category/2012/

Green River Narrows Goods!

I had the pleasure of returning to the GNAR on Memorial Day for the first time in several months and leading Brian Vermillion down his PFD.  It was a great day with a great crew (Steve Moore, Matt Dalton & Chris Clark)!  Check out the video Brian made from the trip!

2012 Hometown Throwdown Southeast Championship

At the heart of paddle sports, there are paddlers who are passionate about the water sport they love.  Amongst the broad spectrum of paddle sports, quite possibly the most passionate about growing and advancing their sport would be whitewater kayakers. World Kayak is made up of such a group of passionate paddlers who volunteer their time [...]

2011 Green River Race-Carnage!

The year of OUCH!!!  By Pilot Collective Media

2011 Green River Narrows Race Beta Podcast!

It’s that time of the year again for the greatest show in all of sports!   Official Green Race website: http://greenrace.amongstit.com/ 16th Annual Green Race – Nov5, 2011 @ high noon!!! Racer Information: If you haven’t registered do so for free online at boatingbeta.com. If you forget and have to register on race day there is [...]

The Chronicles of Gnarnia-Top 5 Crashes of 2010 Green Race

From Pilot Collective Media: The Chronicles of Gnarnia is here to save the day. Are you tired of how hardcore all of these webcast and paddling porn videos have become? Are you sick of superhero pirate music blaring every time someone drops over a waterfall? Not to mention all of that rap music. Every interview [...]