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Category Archives: Chattanooga

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 [...]

2010 Pigeon HTTD Event Coverage, Photos & Results‏

Check the story out at World Kayak Event Coverage Blog: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2010/08/12/2010-pigeon-hometown-throwdown-event-coverage/

Win a AT Paddle @ Pigeon Hometown Throwdown!

The good folks at the NOC Great Outpost have hooked up our event with an Adventure Technology Paddle to add to the prize purse we will give away at the end of the Pigeon HTTD!  All you have to do to be eligible to win this paddle is participate in the boater cross &/or freestyle [...]

‎2010 Pigeon Hometown Throwdown

Come join us on the Pigeon River Gorge for a fun day of boater cross and freestyle events! Check out all the details on the event website: http://regions.worldkayak.com/tri-cities/2010/07/08/pigeon-hometown-throwdown-event-1/

Second Annual Upper Green Race

Creek Boat racing the way it ought to be… for everyone!   Check out the link below for the official event web page: http://www.worldkayak.com/event_wk.cfm?eventid=682

Gauley Fest Roshambo (Rock, Paper, Scissors) Membership Drive

American Whitewater has teamed up with several manufactures for a fun game of Ro Sham Bo (rock, paper, scissors) to drive AW membership with over $6000 in prizes including boats and gear. In order to play in the game you MUST be an AW member. If you are not an AW member you have to [...]

NOC’s Event Coverage of the Shootout

Check the link below for photos of all the winners.  Congrats to all particpates!  The comp would have not been a success with out you. http://www.noc.com/index.php/noc-shootout.html See you on the river!

NOC Shootout Event Coverage

A big thanks goes out to Chris Wing for these write ups of the events.  Check out the links below for the full story. Prelims: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/24/southeast-event-sets-a-precedence/ Finals: http://worldkayakblogs.com/throwdown/2008/08/25/noc-shootout-final-results/ You missed an awesome time if you could not joined us…

AW asks: Please Take the NC Paddler Survey

North Carolina’s Division of Parks and Recreation is conducting a survey of paddlers to help them assess citizen’s access needs and opinions on how river access initiatives should be funded and accomplished.  The survey only takes a few minutes and if you paddle in NC, we encourage you to participate.  Whitewater paddlers’ participation in the [...]

NOC Shootout Prize Categories Info

Pro K1 Men 1st $500.00, 2nd IR Dry Top, 3rd Seals Skirt Pro K1 Women 1st $500.00, 2nd Werner Paddle, 3rd Seals Skirt Junior’s 1st Werner Paddle, 2nd Kokatat PFD, 3rd Shred Ready Helmet Open C1 1st NRS Flux Dry Top, 2nd , 3rd Astral PFD Open Intermediate/Beginner Kayak 1st Dagger Boat, 2nd Shred Ready [...]