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Team Kokatat Dominate at the Freestyle World Championships

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Release Date
September 17, 2013
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Kokatat

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At the 2013 Freestyle Kayak World Championships Kokatat athletes tallied eleven of the possible twenty-four medals awarded during the weeklong championships at Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) in Ashville, NC, USA, September 2-8.

“A big congratulation to all the athletes and NOC for such a great championships,” said Lisa Kincaid, Kokatat PR/Promotional Marketing Manager. “The US team paddled so well and we are especially proud of the performance of our team members.”

Kokatat athlete Dane Jackson medaled in each of the four events he entered, highlighted by gold in the Men’s K1 event. He captured bronze in the Men’s C1 competition, took silver behind Kokatat and US teammate Clay Wright in the Men’s Squirt event, and won a second silver medal in the Men’s OC1 event ahead of Kokatat teammate Jez from Australia. Kokatat athlete Adriene Levknecht from the US took bronze in the Women’s K1 competition.

Kokatat junior paddlers also captured their share of hardware. In the K1 Jr. Men’s event Kokatat athletes went one-two with US paddler Hunter Katich winning the gold medal and Richard Thomas from France taking silver. In the K1 Jr. Women’s competition Nuria Fontane from Spain finished with silver.

Kokatat, as the official uniform supplier to the US Freestyle World Championship Team, provided all the US athletes with its GORE-TEX® Full Zip Jacket and Destination Paddle Trunks.

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About Kokatat Inc.
Kokatat has been manufacturing paddling gear in Arcata, California for more than 40 years. At a time when many technical apparel brands were moving manufacturing offshore, Kokatat continued to invest in infrastructure in the United States. Kokatat founder Steve O’Meara was committed to the development of the finest and driest paddling apparel in the world and recognized the need to control and continually evolve the development of our dry wear. In the early days, Kokatat worked closely with W.L. Gore & Associates, makers of GORE-TEX®, to refine the sewing and sealing techniques required for full immersion suits and tops. Today, our hands-on approach to manufacturing continues to set the standard in paddling apparel. Into the water with Kokatat! Follow Kokatat on Facebook and Twitter “@kokatat”.

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