WWALS Watershed Coalition

WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) is Suwannee RIVERKEEPER® WWALS advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Upper and Lower Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.

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Winners: WWALS Boomerang 2018 [Up]

Winners cropped, Winners
WWALS Boomerang Winners, by Jay Blanton of Georgia Photography Fanatic

Table of Paddlers and Winners

Place Time Name Category Award Watershed WWALS
Watersheds
City County State
WWALS Boomerang 2018 Results
1. 1:30:39 Tom Potter 1 M Kayak Overall Winner Withlacoochee inside Valdosta Lowndes GA
2. 1:44:26 Peyton McKenzie 1 M Kayak Solo Male Kayak Duck outside Manchester Coffee TN
3. 1:45:38 Dylan Phillips 1 M Kayak Best Teenager Little inside Hahira Lowndes GA
4. 1:53:16 Dan Phillips 1 M Kayak Best Posthole Digger Little inside Hahira Lowndes GA
5. 1:54:41 Chip Battle 1 M Paddleboard Solo Male Paddleboard Flint outside Albany Dougherty GA
6. 1:58:34 Bret Miller 1 M Paddleboard Top Outfitter Little inside Barney Brooks GA
7. 2:20:42 Jaree Bush 1 F Kayak Solo Female Kayak Withlacoochee inside Valdosta Lowndes GA
8. 2:20:58 Dallas Bush 1 M Kayak Top Dad Withlacoochee inside Valdosta Lowndes GA
9. 2:22:07 Myron McKenzie 1 M Kayak Fartherest Obion outside Rutherford Gibson TN
10. 2:22:22 Jessica Gault 1 F Kayak Fartherest Obion outside Rutherford Gibson TN
11. 2:24:53 Eliza McKenzie 1 F Kayak Youngest Girl Age 6 Withlacoochee inside Valdosta Lowndes GA
12. 2:26:55 Zavier McKenzie 1 M Kayak Youngest Age 4 Withlacoochee inside Valdosta Lowndes GA
13. 2:27:17 Bobby McKenzie 1 M Kayak Last Withlacoochee outside Valdosta Lowndes GA

13 Boats 
11 kayaks
 canoes
2 paddleboards
13 Paddlers
10 male
3 female
 3 Categories
8 Solo Male Kayak
3 Solo Female Kayak
2 Solo Male Paddleboard
16 Awards  5 Watersheds
6 Withlacoochee
3 Little
2 Obion
1 Duck
1 Flint
 2 
8 inside
5 outside
 5 
8 Lowndes
2 Gibson
1 Brooks
1 Coffee
1 Dougherty
 6 
6 Valdosta
2 Hahira
2 Rutherford
1 Albany
1 Barney
1 Manchester
 2 
10 GA
3 TN

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Before

[Movie: Before the Finish line (8.3M)]
Movie: Before the Finish line (8.3M)

[Movie: Tom Potter practicing (13M)]
Movie: Tom Potter practicing (13M)

Starting

[There's the Finish line]
There's the Finish line

[Line up]
Line up

[Movie: Instructions by Bobby McKenzie (108M)]
Movie: Instructions by Bobby McKenzie (108M)

Ready, Set, Go!

[Face downstream]
Face downstream

[Go!]
Go!

[Churning]
Churning

[The race is on]
The race is on

[Movie: Go! (32M)]
Movie: Go! (32M)

!Tom Potter, Bib 10, Oldest, Solo Male Kayak, blue, Withlacoochee River, inside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 1:30:39

[Finish]
Finish

[Coming 'round the bend]
Coming 'round the bend

[Past Old Horn Ferry Bridge]
Past Old Horn Ferry Bridge

[Last log]
Last log

[Not tired]
Not tired

[Movie: Tom Potter 1:30:39 (47M)]
Movie: Tom Potter 1:30:39 (47M)

[Winning]
Winning

[Medal]
Medal

[On]
On

Tom Potter Oldest

[Oh no!]
Oh no!

[Senior citizen strength]
Senior citizen strength

!Peyton McKenzie, Bib 9, Solo Male Kayak, white, Duck River, outside, Manchester, Coffee Co., TN, 1:44:26

[Finish]
Finish

[Around the last bend]
Around the last bend

[Yes that's me]
Yes that's me

[Movie: Peyton McKenzie 1:44:26 (44M)]
Movie: Peyton McKenzie 1:44:26 (44M)

[Movie: Peyton McKenzie docking (1.6M)]
Movie: Peyton McKenzie docking (1.6M)

!Peyton McKenzie, Solo Male Kayak

[Award]
Award

!Dylan Phillips, Bib 3, Best Teenager, Solo Male Kayak, red and black, Little River, inside, Hahira, Lowndes County, GA, 1:45:38

[Finish]
Finish

[Last bend]
Last bend

[Wake]
Wake

[Movie: Dylan Phillips 1:45:38 (19M)]
Movie: Dylan Phillips 1:45:38 (19M)

!Dylan Phillips, Best Teenager

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

Not a competitor

[Movie: Not a competitor (72M)]
Movie: Not a competitor (72M)

!Dan Phillips, Bib 2, Best Posthole Digger, Solo Male Kayak, grey, Little River, inside, Hahira, Lowndes Co., GA, 1:53:16

[Finish]
Finish

[Distance]
Distance

[Past the old bridge]
Past the old bridge

[Last log]
Last log

[Coming in]
Coming in

[Movie: Dan Phillips 1:53:16 (43M)]
Movie: Dan Phillips 1:53:16 (43M)

!Dan Phillips, Top Posthole Digger

[Award]
Award

[For planting signs]
For planting signs

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

!Chip Battle, Bib 1, Solo Male Paddleboard, whiteyellowblue, Flint River, outside, Albany, Dougherty Co., GA, 1:54:41

[Finish]
Finish

[Distance]
Distance

[with Bret Wagenhorst]
with Bret Wagenhorst

[Crouch to go under]
Crouch to go under

[Movie: Chip Battle 1:54:41 (39M)]
Movie: Chip Battle 1:54:41 (39M)

[Winner, Paddleboard]
Winner, Paddleboard

!Bret Miller, Bib 11, Top Outfitter, Solo Male Paddleboard, bluegrey, Little River, inside, Barney, Brooks Co., GA, 1:58:34

[Finish]
Finish

[Around the last bend]
Around the last bend

[Coming in fast]
Coming in fast

[Movie: Bret Miller 1:58:34 (51M)]
Movie: Bret Miller 1:58:34 (51M)

!Bret Miller, Top Outfitter

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

!Jaree Bush, Bib 12, Solo Female Kayak, blue, Withlacoochee River, inside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 2:20:42

[Finish]
Finish

[Crossing the old bridge]
Crossing the old bridge

[Last log]
Last log

[Last bit]
Last bit

[Movie: Jaree Bush 2:20:42 and Dallas Bush 2:20:58 (90M)]
Movie: Jaree Bush 2:20:42 and Dallas Bush 2:20:58 (90M)

[Yay]
Yay

[All right]
All right

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

!Dallas Bush, Bib 13, Top Dad, Solo Male Kayak, greenblueyellow, Withlacoochee River, inside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 2:20:58

[Finish]
Finish

[Bret Wagenhorst watching]
Bret Wagenhorst watching

[Distance with Jaree]
Distance with Jaree

[Crossing the old bridge]
Crossing the old bridge

[with more paddlers]
with more paddlers

!Dallas Bush, Top Dad

[Award]
Award

[Accepted]
Accepted

!Myron McKenzie, Bib 8, Fartherest, Solo Male Kayak, green, Obion River, outside, Rutherford, Gibson Co., TN, 2:22:07

[Finish]
Finish

[Distance]
Distance

[Coming in]
Coming in

[Last bit]
Last bit

[Movie: Myron McKenzie 2:22:07 and Jessica Gault 2:22:22 (38M)]
Movie: Myron McKenzie 2:22:07 and Jessica Gault 2:22:22 (38M)

!Jessica Gault, Bib 7, Fartherest, Solo Female Kayak, blue, Obion River, outside, Rutherford, Gibson Co., TN, 2:22:22

[Finish]
Finish

[Distance]
Distance

[Last log]
Last log

[Stuck]
Stuck

!Jessica and Myron McKenzie, Fartherest

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

[All right]
All right

!Eliza McKenzie, Bib 6, Youngest Girl Age 6, Solo Female Kayak, pink, Withlacoochee River, inside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 2:24:53

[Finish]
Finish

[Distance]
Distance

[Past the old bridge]
Past the old bridge

[with more boats]
with more boats

[Last log]
Last log

[Paddling]
Paddling

[Glowing]
Glowing

[Movie: Eliza McKenzie 2:24:53 (67M)]
Movie: Eliza McKenzie 2:24:53 (67M)

!Eliza McKenzie, Youngest Girl

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

Air Force

[Pontoon boat, Jay Blanton, John S. Quarterman]
Pontoon boat, Jay Blanton, John S. Quarterman

!Zavier McKenzie, Bib 4, Youngest Age 4, Solo Male Kayak, yellow, Withlacoochee River, inside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 2:26:55

[Finish]
Finish

[McKenzie Family]
McKenzie Family

[Distance]
Distance

[Pulling ahead]
Pulling ahead

[Last bit]
Last bit

!Zavier McKenzie, Youngest

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

!Bobby McKenzie, Bib 5, Last, Solo Male Kayak, olive drab, Withlacoochee River, outside, Valdosta, Lowndes Co., GA, 2:27:17

[Finish]
Finish

[Stuck]
Stuck

[Loose]
Loose

[Moving]
Moving

[Movie: Zavier McKenzie 2:26:55 and Bobby McKenzie 2:27:17 (68M)]
Movie: Zavier McKenzie 2:26:55 and Bobby McKenzie 2:27:17 (68M)

!Bobby McKenzie, Last Twice

[Award]
Award

[Accepting]
Accepting

[On]
On

Winners Boomerang Banner

[Calling all winners]
Calling all winners

[Winners in a row]
Winners in a row

[Movie: Winners (258M)]
Movie: Winners (258M)

Winners all banners

[Shoulder]
Shoulder

[Wave]
Wave

Everybody

[Wave at the drone]
Wave at the drone

[Water quality testing]
Water quality testing