2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event #1 Results:
1. Jennifer Bradley – Hand Paddler (36)
1. Michael Patterson (191)
2. Kerry Porche – Hand Paddler (141)
3. Brandon Dale (91)
3. Duane Gibson (91)
5. Wesley R. Bradley (76)
1. Michael Bianchi (106)
2. Jason Bordwine (83)
3. Eric Hoffman (78)
4. Steve Moore (67)
5. Justin Benton (65)
6. Brian Pickett (59)
7. Jeff Weatherford (58)
8. Mike Dorsey (47)
9. Brian Plant (46)
10. Adam Gudger (44)
Thank you to all the competitors for their participation! Congrats to “Mad” Mike Patterson (K-1A), Michael Bianchi (K-1B) & Jennifer Bradley (WK-1) as our winners of Event #1 and current series leaders!
*Brian Pickett showed us how to do a serious body board throw down in Jaws!
*Justin Benton entertained the crowd and scored some big style points with the judges by revealing a hidden beer in his PFD & chugging it down while surfing in the hole!
* Mike Patterson showed us all that he was back and better than ever to defend his title from last year! It will be exciting to see if anybody will step up to challenge him this year…
*We had 1 swimmer during the event who went home with with the coveted River Gypsies “Everybody Swims” sticker.
*We had one “seasoned paddler” , Mike Dorsey, who was +50 years old, compete in the event.
*Everyone who competed or volunteered in the event went home with a prize!
Kristen Gunn & J.D. Driscoll – Judges
Ian Watson & Natalie Pickett – Scribes
Erin Weatherford – Time Keeper
Cheryl Killman – Photographer
A very special thank you goes out to my wonderful wife, Jennifer Bradley, for her support. She does a lot of behind the scenes work to help prepare for the events. She does a great job with the paperwork & registration at the events too! I would also like to give Cheryl Killman, Colin Kemp & James McBeath a shout out of thanks for their coordination & prep work for the event series!
A big thank you goes out to our World Kayak Program Partners listed in the banner at the top of this page & the local sponsors below for all the great prizes & support of the events!
Mark your calendar for June 5, 2010 to join us for event #2. I hope to see you on the Noli!!
2010 Nolichucky Hometown Throwdown Event #1