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Great Family Adventure – Season 1, Episode 2: Bentonville, Arkansas

The second episode of Great Family Adventure is set to premiere July 17th on Bally Sports Network. The episode is slated to air 79 throughout the month of July!

In this episode, Pro Kayakers Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson continue their family road tripping adventures in Bentonville, Arkansas. A mecca of outdoor adventure and family fun, Bentonville is known affectionately as the Mountain Biking Capital of the World. In addition to exploring the region’s bike-friendly attractions, the family enjoyed time camping, paddling, exploring an epic indoor climbing gym and more.

Be sure to check your local listings for a full airing schedule.

ABOUT GREAT FAMILY ADVENTURE: Great Family Adventure is an exciting fast paced TV series that follows World Champion kayakers, Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson, and their family on an epic family road trip. Join the family as they learn about new cultures, paddle wild rivers, exploring rad bike trails, swim in the ocean, and camp out under the stars. Each 30-minute TV episode airs on Outside TV and the 27 regional sports networks that make up Bally Sports Network. Networks interested in carrying Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Vice-President, Brendan Mark, at brendan@helipress.com.

Great Family Adventure – Season 1, Episode 1: Rock Island, Tennessee

Heliconia’s newest tv series, Great Family Adventure, is set to premiere July 1st on Bally Sports Network. The episode is slated to air 42 times to date.

In the premiere episode viewers will catch a glimpse into the daily lives of this thrill-seeking, fun-loving, adventurous family as they prepare for their annual road trip. The episode introduces the story of how Nick and Emily came to be and why they have decided to pack up their belongings and live on the road nine months out of the year. As we follow the family, we see how Nick and Emily juggle and balance their own active, busy, competition-filled schedules while being hands-on parents raising two young children. 

Be sure to check your local listings for a full airing schedule.

ABOUT GREAT FAMILY ADVENTURE: Great Family Adventure is an exciting fast paced TV series that follows World Champion kayakers, Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson, and their family on an epic family road trip. Join the family as they learn about new cultures, paddle wild rivers, exploring rad bike trails, swim in the ocean, and camp out under the stars. Each 30-minute TV episode airs on Outside TV and the 27 regional sports networks that make up Bally Sports Network. Networks interested in carrying Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Vice-President, Brendan Mark, at brendan@helipress.com.

Great Family Adventure Series is set to Premiere June 26th

Heliconia, the video production company behind the award winning tv Epic Trails, Facing Waves and Chad Hoover Fishing, is excited to announce that its newest series, Great Family Adventure, is set to premiere on Bally Sports Network June 26th.

Great Family Adventure is an exciting fast paced TV series that follows World Champion kayakers Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson on a epic family road-trip. The Troutman-Jackson family live on the road for most of the year, exploring the country while homeschooling their two kids (7 and 4 years old), meeting unique people, paddling wild rivers, exploring hiking trails, mountain biking rad single track, swimming in the ocean and camping out under the stars. Along the way, they experience new cultures and help their two young children discover adventures of a lifetime.

In the premiere episode viewers will catch a glimpse into the daily lives of this thrill-seeking, fun-loving, adventurous family as they prepare for their annual road trip. The episode introduces the story of how Nick and Emily came to be and why they have decided to pack up their belongings and live on the road nine months out of the year. As we follow the family, we see how Nick and Emily juggle and balance their own active, busy, competition-filled schedules while being hands-on parents raising two young children.  

“I don’t know what people think when they see us on the road,” reflects co-host Nick Troutman, “We’ve got this truck, trailer, bikes, boats, all sorts of gear… kids and dogs running in and out. It probably looks a bit crazy at times, but for us it’s just normal and we love it.”

There will be plenty of opportunities to catch the crazy as Great Family Adventure is distributed to over 100 million US households across the US on the 27 regional sports networks that make up Bally Sports Network as well as Outside TV. Between airings, viewers may access inspiring content on the Great Family Adventure’s Facebook page and Instagram account.

Tourism destinations interested in being featured on Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Tourism Partnership Manager, Stefanie Manton-Ward, at stefanie@helipress.com. Brands interested in partnering with Great Family Adventure can reach out to Heliconia’s Brand Partnership Manager, Malvin Young, at malvin@helipress.com.

ABOUT GREAT FAMILY ADVENTURE: Great Family Adventure is an exciting fast paced TV series that follows World Champion kayakers, Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson, and their family on an epic family road trip. Join the family as they learn about new cultures, paddle wild rivers, exploring rad bike trails, swim in the ocean, and camp out under the stars. Each 30-minute TV episode airs on Outside TV and the 27 regional sports networks that make up Bally Sports Network. Networks interested in carrying Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Vice-President, Brendan Mark, at brendan@helipress.com.

ABOUT HELICONIA: Heliconia is an award-winning video production company that helps destinations and brands reach the US adventure travel audience. The company produces nine unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Epic Trails: Mountain Biking, Facing Waves, Adventure Cities, Great Family Adventure, BA Fishing, Peak Experience, Chad Hoover Fishing and The Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons. Heliconia has a proven formula that marries inspiring video production with guaranteed television and digital distribution, ensuring that your message is heard by the adventure travel community in a unique and impactful way. For more information, visit www.heliconia.ca.

Great Family Adventure: Trip Report – Bentonville, AR

Premiering this summer, Great Family Adventure is an exciting and inspiring TV series that follows World Champion kayakers Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson on a new-age family road-trip. The Troutman/Jackson family explore the country, meet unique people, paddle wild rivers, explore hiking trails, mountain bike rad single track, swim in the ocean and camp out under the stars. Along the way, they experience new cultures and expose their children to adventures of a lifetime.

The second film shoot for Great Family Adventure took place in Bentonville, Arkansas – a mecca of outdoor adventure and family fun. Bentonville is known affectionately as the Mountain Biking Capital of the World. With a trail for every rider and all ages, from beginner riders keen to enjoy nature, to the most adventurous of riders wanting to test their skills, the region has it all. It is without surprise that the Troutman/Jackson family spent a lot of time on two wheels while vising the area!

In addition to exploring the region’s bike-friendly attractions, the family enjoyed time camping, paddling, exploring an epic indoor climbing gym and more.

Catch all of the Troutman/Jackson adventures on OutsideTV and Bally Sports beginning this July! In the meantime, be sure to check out the excitement on Great Family Adventure Facebook and Instagram pages.

About Great Family Adventure: Great Family Adventure is an exciting and inspiring TV series that follows World Champion kayakers, Nick Troutman and Emily Jackson, and their family on a new-age family road trip. Join the family as they learn about new cultures, paddle wild rivers, exploring rad bike trails, swim in the ocean, and camp out under the stars. Each 30-minute TV episode airs on Outside TV and the 27 regional sports networks that make up Bally Sports. Networks interested in carrying Great Family Adventure are encouraged to reach out to Heliconia’s Vice-President, Brendan Mark, at brendan@helipress.com.