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A First Paddle Race Experience

A First Paddle Race Experience

| September 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

A little while ago, ACK had the opportunity to get involved with a local Texas paddle race called the La Grange Kanoe Klasika. We sponsor paddling events every chance we get, usually sending gift certificates or gear – occasionally, we are able to participate or attend. This particular race took place on an 18 mile stretch of […]

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A Kayak/Canoe Race Beyond our Borders

A Kayak/Canoe Race Beyond our Borders

| June 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with a very interesting individual, a man who not only is passionate about paddling, but one who has immersed himself and his passions into a region that seems to only get nothing but negative attention from the media — the Texas border to Mexico. His name is Eric […]

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Dreaming of a Texas Water Safari

| March 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Every year, about this time, I start thinking and dreaming about attempting the Texas Water Safari.  It’s a ridiculously challenging 260-mile kayak/canoe race to the Gulf of Mexico from the central Texas area on the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers. I’m fascinated by the race and the people that compete in it. I like to […]

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