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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces Video Contest Winner

| January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Austin, Texas (January 19th, 2012) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the official winner of the “Why I Deserve to Win a Kayak” video contest. The contest was designed to engage participants in convincing the viewing audience, by means of a short 3-minute video, why they deserve to win a kayak by Native […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak, Launches Mobile App for Android

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Android phone users now have access to over 15,000 kayak and canoe launch points. Austin, Texas (October 18th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the launch of the ACK Kayak Launch Points App for Android, which is available for free in the Android Market. The app, designed to provide paddlers with access […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Receives Two Awards

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (October 6th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a national paddlesports and outdoor retailer, is honored to have accepted the 2011 Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award for the third year in a row along with the 2011 Kayak Angler’s Choice award for Outfitter/Retailer/Kayak Fishing Supplier of the Year. The Bizrate Circle of […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Kicks Off Video Contest For a Chance to Win a Kayak

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (September 28th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the launch of the “Why I Deserve to Win a Kayak” video contest. The contest is designed to engage participants into convincing the viewing audience, by means of a short 3-minute video, why they deserve to win a kayak by Native Watercraft […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Expansion Continues With In-Store Consumer Driven Kiosks

| September 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

Austin, Texas (September 20th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the implementation of @ack.com, an in-store consumer oriented kiosk. The kiosk expands all ACK stores with access to a larger assortment of products, which can be shipped to the customer’s door the next day. It provides users, including store employees, access to […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Wins “Retailer of the Year” Award Presented by Canoe and Kayak Magazine

| August 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Austin, Texas (August 8th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) is thrilled to have accepted the 25th Annual “Industry Award” for “Retailer of the Year” presented by Canoe & Kayak Magazine for the 3rd year in a row. The award honors paddlesport retailers that have been recognized by industry manufacturers for exemplified excellence in […]

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Press Release: Outdoor Retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak, Launches Free Version of the Mobile App for iPhone/iPod Touch ACK Kayak Launch Points

| July 7, 2011 | 7 Comments

Austin, Texas (July 7, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak, an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer, announces the launch of the free version of the ACK Kayak Launch Points App for iPhone and iPod Touch for immediate download from the iTunes App Store. The free version of the Launch Points App, which offers all of […]

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Press Release: Outdoor Retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak, Hires VP of Technology

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (June 08, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), today announced the expansion of its executive management team with the recruitment of Steve Daniels as VP of Technology. Steve joined the team in an effort to expand ACK’s mobile application strategy and to continue the tradition of providing customers with the latest and […]

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Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak CEO Recognized with 2011 40 Under 40 Award by SportsOneSource

| April 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Austin, Texas (April 27, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) is honored to announce SportsOneSource Group’s recognition of Peter Messana, as one of the select group of individuals to receive the fourth annual SGB 40 Under 40 Award. The award honors young professionals from all corners of the sporting good industry who are recognized […]

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Press Release: ACK/Phunware Launch iPhone Kayak Launch Points App

| April 13, 2011 | 6 Comments

Outdoor Retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak, 
Launches the ACK Kayak Launch Points Mobile App for iPhone / iPod Touch with Branded Mobile Experience Provider Phunware ACK’s paddling tools and outdoor retail experience are now mobile, including 14,000+ launch points for rivers, streams and lakes throughout North America Austin, Texas (April 13, 2011) – Austin Canoe […]

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