On April 26th through the 28th, the USA Freestyle Kayaking Team Trials took place at the Nantahala Outdoor Center just outside of Bryson City, North Carolina. Team Trials would select the competitors for the US in the World Championships this September at NOC in North Carolina. Competitors would come from all over to hopefully
The South East got slammed with rain this past week, which meant every river, creek and micro creek was running. Though with the World Championships coming up Clay Wright and myself were looking for some freestyle features to paddle. Clay had always talked about this allusive playspot at high water at the Put-In for the
The GoPro Mountain Games is one of the biggest stops on the whole US competition circuit. It has a bit of everything, steep creek racing, freestyle, 8-Ball carnage, down river racing, TV coverage, big cash purse, and that is just in Kayaking, there is also SUP, biking, hiking, dog events, slack lining, climbing and mud
The All-New Rockstar
There is so much excitement around the New Rock Star that it is easy to get caught up in the hype. The competitions are being dominated by Team JK in these boats like we have never dominated events before. It is so obvious to anyone watching people compete and play that there is
This weekend caps off the 65th Annual FIBARK Festival in Salida, CO. This event is known as the oldest whitewater festival in North America. It has always been a stop on the Jackson Team’s agenda due to its fun play features, good runs nearby and great food and shopping.
This year started with the Pine Creek