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Eugene Buchanan

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Kayak Makers KL Outdoor, GSC Technologies Merge  

Two of the biggest rec kayak manufacturers in the industry, Michigan-based KL Outdoor and Quebec-based GSC Technologies, have merged to form Hemisphere Design Works. Announced...

Low Snowpack Cancels Snow Kayaking Event at Colorado’s Monarch Mountain

Low snowfall this year in Colorado's Rockies affected both skiers and kayakers--and at Monarch Ski Area, even a wacky combination of the two with...

Hungarian Hungry: Five-time Olympic Champ Kozak set to Return to Canoeing Competition This Year

The Hungarian is hungry. Watch out, fellow women sprint paddlers: Five-time Olympic gold medalist Danuta Kozak of Hungary is set to make her much...

GEARLAB Unveils 2018 Greenland-style Akiak Paddle to Touring Kayak Market

  Award-winning Taiwanese design company GEARLAB is introducing its high-performance open water expedition paddles to the North American paddling market. Pioneering the first modern, Greenland-style...

Grass Sticks Unveils Bamboo Canoe Paddle

Bamboo Canoe Paddles If it works for ski poles, why not canoe paddles? That’s the theory behind a new line of bamboo canoe paddles manufactured by...

Paddlesports Retailer Four Months Away from Debut in Oklahoma City

You might want to polish up on Shirley Jones' cameo performance in the 1955 western Oklahoma. Because that's where Paddlesports Retailer, the new industry...

Confluence Outdoor Announces Programs to Support Specialty Retailers

With Internet sales continuing to rise, everyone knows the paddlesports specialty shop market is slowly eroding. Confluence Outdoor, the parent company of eight watersports...

Paddlesports Retailer Adds AO Exec Robin Brown to Sales Team

Paddlesports Retailer, the official national tradeshow of the paddlesports industry, has announced the addition of Robin Brown to the sales team. Brown previously worked at...
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