There is nothing like a local paddling shop. They can provide that local insight that you can’t find anywhere else. From tall tales to expert advice they are often the heart and sole of a paddling community. Whenever possible support your local paddling shop as they are worth their weight in gold. Especially when your set to leave on a 5 day paddling trip and realize you’ve misplaced that critical piece of equipment. Be it your oar locks, river map, fire pan, or your favorite koozie. It’s your local paddling shop to save the day.
Tweeters can help save the Colorado River. At this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow July 30-Aug. 4, river runners and more are being asked to tweet a simple message to former REI CEO and current Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell– who leads the major federal agency that makes policy on the Colorado River – to help save the West's greatest waterway…
Like rivers joining forces, two more kayak manufacturers have aligned to better compete in today’s economy. St-Hubert, Canada’s Kayak Distribution announced it has reached a licensing agreement with Cobra Kayak that will see Kayak Distribution take over the manufacturing and sales of all Cobra Kayaks products globally.
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