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John Mathews moved to Hawaii a long time ago it seems now. He doesn’t get to see much whitewater there, except the break of the Pacific Ocean waves. We really feel sorry for him … we really do. So much that a bunch of new school Bardstown Boaters and old school...
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John Thomas’ Pigeon Trip

The whole Thomas Group, Uncle Pat, Tim, Bo and Spalding were at the the Cosby Campground in Tennessee this weekend to paddle the Dirty Bird (Pigeon River). The trip was to honor John and his soon to be married self.We all rolled in on Friday to camp and paddle on...
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Pigeon & Ocoee

Josh and I shoved off today for our “Week of Rivers”. But since the south east is so dry it’s going to look more like a “Week of Ocoee”. We did run the Pigeon earlier and that was fun. Now we are in Sevierville with a busted water pump...
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Pigeon

1200cfsRelease LevelJohn and I ran the Pigeon along with 13 others of the Viking Canoe Club. It was a good run that I felt was challenging while still being pretty tame. I started off the day flipping at the first rapid then attempting my roll 6 times before getting...