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. "The Worlds and Valley should be considered synonymous," stated ESKA President, Joey Hall, in regards to the surf kayak brand and its headline sponsorship of the 2011 World Championships of Surf Kayaking. Valley started making surf-specific kayaks in the early 1970's with the Moccasin "surf shoe". Over the years trends and models evolved. 2007 saw a major overhaul in the Valley Surf Kayak range that produced fantastic results at the World Championships that year, with Valley taking a Gold, two Silvers, not to mention numerous appearances on the winner's podium since then.

The ESKA is also proud to launch a new logo designed by Ayu Othman, a Seattle-area digital artist and paddle surfing enthusiast. This design incorporates Outer Banks imagery. To see Ayu's full portfolio go to Check out all of Valley Kayaks designs and products at or at Valley Kayaks Facebook or Valley will showcase sponsored athletes, demo kayaks and factory reps at the Championships on the Outer Banks of NC, September 28th – October 8th, 2011.

Contact the ESKA directly:
Email Joey Hall at

Contact Valley Kayaks:
Rob Avery at or Peter Orton at

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