Holcombe Takes First at Green River Narrows

Hot on the heels of his win at the Lord of the Fork race, Andrew Holcombe pulled another first place finish at the legendary Green River Narrows race this past weekend.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Easley, S.C. - Hot on the heels of his win at the Lord of the Fork race, Andrew Holcombe pulled another first place finish at the legendary Green River Narrows race this past weekend.

Andrew won the overall “Ironman” title, by throwing down the fastest runs in both the longboat and short boat kayak divisions. He paddled the Dagger Green Boat and the Dagger Nomad 8.5, respectively. Andrew is closing out the 2009 season with authority, yet never loses his humility and pure enthusiasm for paddling.

“All around, it was the best Green Race ever!” Andrew summarized, characteristically succinct and gracious.

Dagger also congratulates fellow Dagger athletes: Chris Gragtmans (fourth in longboat K1, fourth in short boat K1) and Corey Volt (14th in longboat K1). Bryan Kirk (19th in longboat K1) and Jakub Nemec (32nd in longboat K1, sixth in short boat K1) represented for our sister brand, Wave Sport. Dagger gives a special shout to Dagger lead designer, Mark “Snowy” Robertson who competed in his first ever Green River Narrows Race. You each make us proud.

The Green River Narrows Race is a classic downriver creek race, still bringing out over 500 spectators and a friendly crowd of racers in its 13th year. It has maintained a sense of fun and community for all who attend to compete or to watch. This river and this race formed the inspiration for the Dagger Green Boat. Now, one year after being made available to the public, the Green Boat was the boat of choice for nearly 50-percent of the longboat competitors.

For Andrew's bio, please visit the community tab on the Dagger website: http://www.dagger.com/pages/index/community/team_dagger.
To check out the Green Boat, the Nomad, news and events from Dagger, please visit: www.dagger.com.

About Confluence Watersports:

Located in Easley, S.C., Confluence Watersports is the result of blending the unique watersports brands: Wilderness Systems®, Perception®, Dagger®, and Wave Sport® kayaks, Mad River Canoe®, Adventure Technology® paddles, and Harmony® accessories. With a full representation of canoes, and kayaks ranging from touring and recreational to high-performance whitewater boats, the Confluence brands are well suited to outfit all paddling enthusiasts. People passionate about the outdoors run the company today: advocates who are dedicated to bringing more people to the water. For more information, please visit: http://www.confluencewatersports.com.

Related

Dagger Green Boat Dominates Green River Race

Easley, S.C. – The 13th annual Green River Race took place this past weekend near Saluda, North Carolina. Many paddlers consider this event the highlight of the competitive season, though just having a clean run is a success in and of itself. If numbers are any indication in ...read more

Dagger Supports Green River Access Fund at Green Race 2010

Easley, S.C. (Nov. 2, 2010) – Attendees at the Lunch Video Magazine (LVM) Premier Party, on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, will have a chance to win a custom, Dagger Green Boat through a raffle to benefit the Green River Access Fund. The party is the kick off for Saturday's Green ...read more

Grimm Wins Sickline Extreme Kayak Worlds in Wave Sport Habitat

Easley, S.C. – The Wave Sport Habitat 80 was the boat of choice at the third annual Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak Worlds this past weekend on the legendary Wellerbrücke, in Austria. Four of the top 12 finishers in the event paddled the Habitat 80 creek boat, including race ...read more

Adventure Technology Supports the 2010 Green River Race

Easley, S.C. (Nov. 3, 2010) – The 15th annual Green River Narrows Race, one of the most thrilling and challenging events in whitewater, takes place this coming weekend near Saluda, N.C. The festivities kick off with a premier party and raffle hosted by Lunch Video Magazine ...read more

Astral

Astral Team Members Nab Coveted Wins at Green River Narrows Race

Asheville, NC - Astral Team members Pat Keller, Katrina Van Wijk, and Jordan Poffenberger each took home first place honors at the Green River Narrows Race, one of the toughest whitewater competitions in the United States. Occurring on the first Saturday of each November, the ...read more

Palm to Distribute Wilderness Systems and Mad River Canoe in UK

Easley, S.C. (August 31, 2009) – Effective September 1, 2009, Confluence Watersports will appoint Palm Equipment International to be the exclusive distributor of Wilderness Systems kayaks and Mad River Canoe in the U.K. Palm currently distributes fellow Confluence brands, ...read more

Bryan Kirk of Wave Sport Takes Early Lead in the USAFK Points Series

EASLEY, S.C. (April 19, 2010) – The inaugural USA Freestyle Kayak (USAFK) Points Series held its first event this past weekend at the Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC), and Wave Sport delivered. Three members of Team Wave Sport placed high in the standings, including a win for ...read more

Dagger Raffling Off Custom Green Boat at Gauley Fest

Easley, S.C. (Sept. 14, 2011)-The Dagger Green Boat may have been inspired by the Green River Narrows in Tennessee, but it’s infiltrating the Gauley River of West Virginia this upcoming weekend. The 28th annual Gauley Fest, presented by American Whitewater, takes place September ...read more

The Agent Kills on its First Mission

Team D Paddlers Andrew Holcombe and Rush Sturges placed second and third respectively in the new Dagger Agent playboat at the U.S. Freestyle Kayak Team Trials last week on the Garberator wave on the Ottawa River in Canada. Teammate Dustin Urban finished fourth paddling a Dagger ...read more