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FastFred's Ezine: Fun, Water, Roads, Rafts, Kayaks, and Bikes!

Whitewater Carnage Videos: Featuring Class IV Beatdowns on the Upper Ocoee River in Tennessee

The videos in the following play list feature guide hijinks, rookies, trainees and crazy private boaters taking on the big holes and hydrualics of the Ocoee Whitewater Center. Raft flips, dump-trucks, and pins are common fodder. A new episode is posted weekly featuring the latest carnage. Raft guides wishing to avoid becoming the subject of these videos should study the Ocoee River Guidebook.

Additional commentary and information regarding these whitewater carnage videos is available at my Ocoee River Carnage page.

Ocoee River Guidebook for Raft Guide Trainees and Others

My online Ocoee River Guidebook shows basic raft lines through all of the Middle Ocoee rapids. Videos and tips are broken down by rapid. The videos of the five trips featured were all shot during a five trip day with Whitewater Express. Check out sooner and buy less swim beer. These lines also work well in kayaks. There is much more to the guidebook than the playlist below!

Kayaking Fun Class III Ocoee Whitewater

A little Ocoee River "class III" Whitewater fun. Boofing White Face Rock and then casually paddling behind House Rock before ferrying above Grumpy's Ledge and running the ledge.

Motorcycle Fun on a Twisty Road Somewhere in WNC

Ascending the 17 switchbacks located near the world famous Green River Narrows on my 2003 FLHT while towing a creek boat on a trailer.

Looking into camping, kayaking, or riding in Western North Carolina or East Tennessee? Want some suggestions or ideas?

Motorcycle Helmet Laws Map of the USA

USA State Motorcycle Helmet Laws Map

Dirtbag Lifestyle

Living Dirtbag Style: Cheap and Healthy - Save your cash for what matters; you can eat, camp and live quite fine on low bucks. This section will be expanding as time permits during the coming months.