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Please Don’t Ever be These Guys….

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

BBC News recently ran an article reporting how a study global fishing catch is significantly under-reported according to a study conducted by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. According to findings, “the amount of fish taken from the world’s oceans over the last 60 years has been underestimated by more than 50%”.

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All Wrapped Up: 2016 Winter Boat Shows

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

What comes to mind when you think of January activities? New Year celebrations?

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Behind the Scenes: How Your Order at ACK.com is Shipped

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ever wonder what happens next after you confirm your order at ACK.com ?

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ACK Teams with Local Nonprofit Explore Austin

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you caught my earlier blog about why I woke up early on a Saturday to hang out with a group of strangers, then you’re familiar with how amazing Explore Austin is. This Austin, Texas based nonprofit is on a mission to empower underprivileged youth of Austin through outdoor exploration.

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Leading Outdoor Adventure Retailers Join Forces

| January 26, 2016 | 4 Comments

Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 26, 2016) – Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the merger of the two companies under Summit Sports LLC. The merger, backed by Digital Fuel Capital, brings together two outdoor specialty retail leaders in snow, paddle, and other outdoor adventure sports.

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Getting to Know Us: Meet Customer Relationship Manager JJ!

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’ve called our support line, you may have had the opportunity to chat with JJ. An avid backpacker, JJ is an absolute wealth of knowledge when it comes to determining the proper gear for outfitting your adventure.

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Getting to Know Us: ACK Warehouse Basketball Tournament

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week our warehouse team (and a few other awesome volunteers from the office) sacrificed their weekend to take inventory of the entire ACK warehouse – this meant counting out every single item, all 12,000 products within the 30,000 square foot space by hand. Not the funnest job, but absolutely necessary.

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2016 Winter Boat Shows!

| December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for something fun to do while trying to beat those post-holiday blues? Stop by our booth at the Austin, Houston, and San Antonio Winter Boat Shows!

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ACK Culminates 2015 “Pink Campaign” to Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACK with the support of customers and vendors announces a donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Austin, Texas (December 11th, 2015) – Paddlesports and outdoor gear retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, donated a total of $1,294.98 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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Meet the Team: Brandy Felan, San Antonio Store Manager

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

1. “Tell me a little about yourself!

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