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Summit Sports Continues to Expand With It’s Latest Acquisition

Austin, Texas (July 28, 2017) – Outdoor adventure and action gear specialty retailer, Summit Sports, announces the acquisition of Kentucky-based Loucon, LLC. Summit Sports is excited to grow their business once again, near the one year anniversary of their most recent acquisition of Texas-based Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK).
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ACK Hobie Fishing Team: 3 YouTube Channels To Check Out

With the popularity of kayak fishing increasing and the Internet providing ways for people to find their online communities to share their experiences, exchange advice, and revel in their love for the lifestyle, there’s a lot out there! Here’s 3 YouTube channels of ACK Hobie Fishing team members to check out.
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Go Play Day: ACK (San Marcos) Goes Kayak Camping with Diablo

For those who don’t know, we offer four Go Play Days (paid workdays) a year for all employees to get outside and learn more about our products through personal experience. Of course, it doesn’t take much pushing to get ACK-ers outside.
Here’s a blog by ACK San Marcos Store Associate documenting his first kayak camping trip (ever) with Diablo Paddlesports.
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Q&A With Hunter Amidon: KATS Angler Heading to High School Fishing National Championship

Hunter Amidon is one of our youngest KATS Anglers, but also one of our most enthusiastic! Not only did he finish in the top 5 at our last event on Lake Travis, he also qualified for the National Student Angler Federation tournament in Florence, Alabama. We caught up with Hunter to see how he is preparing for the tournament and ask how KATS has helped him in his fishing career.
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What’s A Baler, Anyway? ACK Warehouse’s Journey to Zero Landfill

As a part of our larger Own It campaign, a commitment to encourage action on environmental preservation by looking inwards and “owning it” ourselves, we introduced a baler to the ACK warehouse here in Austin, Texas late last year. It’s an invaluable addition to helping us in our journey to become a zero-waste company.
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