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Paddling the Day Away w/ Alex from the ACK Warehouse

Paddling the Day Away w/ Alex from the ACK Warehouse

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alex from the ACK warehouse recently sent in this photo gallery from his day paddling around Austin’s urban waterway’s Barton Creek and Lady Bird Lake. Looks like he had a fun time, huh? Nothing like a lazy day on the water! – Joseph @ACK

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Photo Blog: ACK @ Fun Fun Fun Fest Aqua Olympics 2012

Photo Blog: ACK @ Fun Fun Fun Fest Aqua Olympics 2012

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

ACK recently sponsored the second annual Fun Fun Fun Fest Aqua Olympics at Fiesta Gardens in Austin, Texas. We were out promoting our SurfTech SUP lineup and of course our upcoming Demo Days, giving away some swag and hanging out with the good people of Austin, Texas. The family-friendly event included SUP Jousting, SUP High […]

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ACK to Sponsor Fun Fun Fun Aqua Olympics

ACK to Sponsor Fun Fun Fun Aqua Olympics

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

ACK is excited to sponsor the second annual Aqua Olympics, an Austin original event involving a number of off-beat water competitions coupled with a festival on land that aims to be plenty of fun. The Aqua Olympics are associated with the popular music festival FunFunFun fest and are expected to bring close to a thousand […]

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Austin to Denver

Austin to Denver

| June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: We are sad to announce that Michael, a valued ACK Austin store employee, will be leaving ACK to pursue his education in Colorado with his girlfriend. In many ways, Denver reminds us of Austin as an outdoor sports mecca and we look forward to hearing about his outdoor adventures. Michael recently visited Denver […]

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ACKTV Update: NRS Pike Overview

| May 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Luke Adams from NRS paid us a visit at our Austin Demo Days back in April and showed off the features of a unique, inflatable fishing kayak called the NRS Pike. Luke covers all the features of the boat including its impressive stability for sight fishing, its portability, and plenty of other built-in features. Be […]

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Event Recap: Fly Fishing Downtown Austin, Texas

Event Recap: Fly Fishing Downtown Austin, Texas

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week I got to step into the Paramount Theatre here in Austin, Texas for the first time and catch the 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour and to represent ACK as a sponsor of the event. It was a neat evening with many familiar faces. I have seen many of these folks in our stores […]

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Paddles and Paddling Seminar Recap

Paddles and Paddling Seminar Recap

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kristian Kolflat, Assistant Austin Store Manager, and Andrew Moczygemba, Store Manager in the Houston Store, report on the recent Paddles and Paddling guest seminar. Danny Mongno of Werner paddles visited our Houston and Austin stores last week and shared his 22 years of paddling expertise in a special seminar titled “Paddles and Paddling”.  He discussed paddling […]

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Paddling Expert Danny Mongno to Visit Austin and Houston Stores

Paddling Expert Danny Mongno to Visit Austin and Houston Stores

| March 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

Every once in a while our stores are visited by expert guests who come to share their knowledge with our customers and staff. This time, we have experienced paddler and Werner Paddles Regional Sales Manager/Field Marketing Coordinator Danny Mongno coming to both our Austin and Houston locations to present his in-store Paddles and Paddling seminar. […]

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ACK’s In-Store Seminar Series Nearing End of 1st Year!

ACK’s In-Store Seminar Series Nearing End of 1st Year!

| March 2, 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s coming close to a year now since ACK launched its in-store seminar series. For those that live near one of our stores, hopefully you’ve had a chance to attend one by now. For those of you who are not familiar with our in-store seminars, ACK’s expert store staff has been putting on local, educational […]

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Drive By Paddler

Drive By Paddler

| February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

I’ve been making the drive to Houston to visit our store for so long now that I’ve begun to develop stories and relationships with the towns and sites I see. It’s funny the things I notice and don’t notice while I drive. I get to cross the Brazos river when I take the 290 route. […]

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