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Bomber Gear’s All-New 2015 Technical Apparel Collections Offer Protection for Every Type of Paddler

Outdoor Industry Association (9 min. ago) - Bomber Gear’s® all-new 2015 technical apparel collection offers protection for every type of paddler, whether their water sport of choice is whitewater kayaking, kayak angling, rafting, stand up paddling, touring or recreational kayaking. Bomber Gear is committed to making dry outerwear and layering systems that will keep paddlers dry and comfortable in the wettest conditions, regardless of the weather or water temperatures. When the elements call for more, the last thing that should hold you back is your gear.  read more...

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Jackson Kayak Tupelo Brings Invites Casual Paddlers to Geek Out with Gadgets

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - Recreational fun meets tech gadgetry as Jackson Kayak invites kayakers to customize their boats with gadgets for fishing, safety and personal electronics with the introduction of a honey of an easy-paddling kayak called the Tupelo.  read more...

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Emotion Kayaks Comet 11 Angler

YakAngler (1 hour ago) - I purchased this kayak for my son this way he could fit it easily in his moms SUV and I don't have to worry about him putting it on the roof and not strapping it down correctly.  read more...

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King of the Rogue

Kokatat Blog (2 hrs. ago) - The King of the Rogue race is held just outside of Jacksonville Oregon in a small town called Gold Hill. The race is different from any other I have participated in as it requires you to get out in two spots and hike over to another rapid with your craft. The course was set up by Olympic gold medalist Oliver Fix, and included class IV rapids and a ride through Ti’lomikh Falls. Once the course is set and the safety meeting has taken place, all competitors can attempt the course as many times as they would like, with their best time counting.  read more...

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Helixer Promo

unsponsored (3 hrs. ago) - James Pringle Bebbington is now paddling the Guigui-Prod Helixer freestyle kayak. Check out his awesome edit.  read more...

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