Chattajack landed a centerfold in STANDUP PADDLE MAGAZINE! Big shout out to Lawson Whitaker for the beautiful aerial. Thanks also to the 2016 premier sponsors: Werner Paddles, Mhl Custom/ Lift, Hammer Nutrition, Kona Brewing Company, Nielsen-Kellerman Sports Performance Electronics, Think Kayak Global, J&J Rax, Hobo Squad. #sponsors #magazinead #racephotos
Capturing the Tennessee River Gorge’s grandeur in a single photograph is not an easy undertaking. It’s one of those things you have to see with your own eyes, immerse within, or in our case, paddle though. Chattanooga photographer, Lawson Whittaker, has spent much of his professional life behind the lens exploring Chattanooga’s surrounding geography. I recently reached out to Lawson telling him I was in search of an image that truly represented the uniqueness of the gorge to
Jason has been an instrumental part of Chattajack from it’s inception. Jason competed in the inaugural 2012 race and was prepared to rip in 2013. Come race day he unfortunately suffered a severe burn to his neck forcing him to withdraw from the race. Being the amazing guy he is, Jason never batted an eye or shared any regrets. Instead he grabbed his camera and captured the day unfold through the eyes of an artist. Thank you Jason for all your positive energy and happy spirit.