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What Is West

What Is West

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

A number of some ACK favorite brands like Werner Paddles, Surftech SUP and SealLine have teamed up to sponsor two friends on a 1,000+ mile journey to discover California’s other half – Baja. The pair will not use any type of motorized transportation whatsoever and instead only travel by foot and stand up paddleboard for […]

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Gear Giveaway Sweepstakes Update: Week One Winner Announced

Gear Giveaway Sweepstakes Update: Week One Winner Announced

| July 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Tony Valentine from the great state of Mississippi for winning the first prize, an MSR Reactor Stove System, in the ACK 2012 Outfit Your Adventure Gear Giveaway. The contest runs through early August. Anyone can participate by simply “liking” our Facebook page and entering via a short form. What makes the contest unique […]

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Werner Paddles Rep Taylor Robertson Shares SUP Expertise

| June 3, 2012 | 2 Comments

We wanted to share some video footage from Werner Paddles representative Taylor Robertson from our 2012 Fall Demo Days. Taylor has been in the industry for over 14 years now and is very knowledgeable about stand up paddle boards and the paddles that go along with them. We’ve included two videos from a seminar he […]

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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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Understanding Paddle Feathering

Understanding Paddle Feathering

| March 1, 2012 | 6 Comments

Most of you probably own a paddle or two and already take advantage of what is commonly referred to as feathering but there is a good possibility that some of you don’t. For those unfamiliar with the term “feathering”, it’s the action of positioning your blades at opposite angles to one another to reduce the […]

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Made in the USA

Made in the USA

| June 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

As we approach the July 4th holiday, you can’t help but begin to experience a sense of patriotism with flags being strategically placed at the end caps of grocery store aisles and TV commercials beginning to advertise the inevitable. Seeing all this reminded me about something that Steve, ACK President, mentioned to me sometime back, […]

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