Whitewater is officially coming to Iowa. Thanks to industry-leading river park design firm Recreation Engineering and Planning (REP), Charles City, Iowa, is celebrating the grand opening of Iowa’s first-ever whitewater park on July 29-30, 2011.
For more than 40 years Kokatat has been manufacturing the world’s finest paddling gear in Arcata, California. Kokatat’s hands-on approach to manufacturing has allowed the company to provide superior service by being able to quickly respond to market demands and keep a close watch on product quality.
The ESKA is proud to announce a partnership with Valley Kayaks for the upcoming 2011 World Championships of Surf Kayaking. The brand that is so well known for it’s broad range of composite and polyethylene sea kayaks is also a major player in the performance surf category.
Paddling enthusiasts are preparing for the sixth annual Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival along the Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, in Southwest Florida, Nov. 3-6. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for 2011, this festival has much to offer for paddling and nature lovers.
Wilderness Systems and Adventure Technology Sponsor First-Ever Circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island
The ESKA is proud to announce that Shred Ready is sponsoring the 2011 World Championships of Surf Kayaking. “Seeing the World Championships coming to the Outer Banks is really exciting. Our involvement in the event comes with the same passion we extend to all disciplines of kayaking,” says Tom Sherburne, owner and founder of Shred Ready.
Iowa’s first whitewater park is officially open! Charles City has built a whitewater course on the Cedar River for all river enthusiasts, including: kayakers, tubers, rafters, boaters and stand-up paddle boarders. The course is now completed and open for public use.
06.14.2011–EASLEY, S.C. – Adventure Technology paddles have been a mainstay in whitewater culture since they first hit the market in 1993. The support from the community has been deeply appreciated as Adventure Technology (AT) refined the art of ergonomic paddle design. In 2011, the brand gives back with national sponsorships and a significant number of [...]
On Sunday, May 22 the husband and wife team of Arden and Sherry Olson of Cumming, Georgia completed a 740 mile canoe journey, capping a speedy adventure that took more than three weeks.
Lee County Parks & Recreation has launched its fourth annual Calusa Blueway Photo Contest for boaters, kayakers and nature enthusiasts. Entries can be submitted from now until October, with prizes awarded at the annual Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival presented by Canoe & Kayak magazine in November.
LAVAL, QUEBEC, May 16, 2011- Pelican is proud to announce that its Elie Strait 140 XE kayak has won Outside magazine’s prestigious Summer 2011 Gear of the Year award for best boat. For the past 16 years, the magazine has been selecting its favourite products, spotlighting “only the best-performing gear available” and the “best values [...]
Fort Myers, FL, May 16, 2011 – The Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for 2011. The annual canoe and kayak festival will happen Nov. 3-6 with a hub at the Sanibel Causeway. New this year is a national presenting sponsor, Canoe & Kayak [...]
Shred Ready is pleased to announce the start of “The Search,” an online video and social media contest to discover up-and-coming talent in wakeboarding and kayaking. Contestants will submit videos of themselves wakeboarding or kayaking and compete against others for the opportunity to become a sponsored member of the Shred Ready team.