It’s Here! Why I Love Live Watersports’ L2Fish Fishing SUP

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Confession: My first time on a SUP was a bit of a disaster – I was on the ocean, got knocked off by a wave and lost my paddle.

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ACK Launches Breast Cancer Awareness Month “Pink” Campaign

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Austin, Texas (October 1st, 2015) – Paddlesports and outdoor gear retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, announced the launch of its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month “Pink” campaign supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in an effort to aid in the fight against breast cancer. For the second year in a row, ACK is pledging to donate 5% of all sales from select outdoor adventure gear both online at ACK.

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How To Have The Perfect Demo Days

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ACK Fall Demo Days are fast approaching this weekend in Austin and North Houston, with more taking place the following weekend in New Braunfels and Missouri City. At ACK we’ve been doing Demo Days for quite a while now, and we felt the need to pass on the five things you need to bring along to make sure you and your family have the perfect Demo Day experience!

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Product Review: Eno Doublenest Hammock

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever since seeing that little rolled-up pouch at an outdoors store years ago I knew I had to get one. Earlier this week I finally pulled the trigger and bought it.

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5 Essentials of Climbing

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guest blog written by Samarth Vasisht. Climbing is an awesome way to have fun while staying in shape.

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Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Two weeks ago ACK was able to participate in the annual Dell Children’s Hospital Fishing Event hosted by Cody Greaney, TJ Greaney and Chris Roberts from the Texas Outdoor Zone at the Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin, TX. This event has been held for the past 6 years and continues to grow rapidly each time.

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Summer Outdoor Essentials

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer is here and it is about time we all got outside and enjoyed what nature has to offer! We asked all of you via our Facebook page what you considered to be your summer outdoor essentials and got some helpful responses.

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Wanderlust: The Grand Canyon

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Grand Canyon is one of the nations most loved national parks. With its towering walls, seemingly fathomless depths, and the clear blue Colorado flowing below it is no wonder that almost five million people visit this national treasure every year.

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Father of 10 For a Day

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around the last week in April I received a phone call from Thomas, the owner of Diablo Paddlesports, about helping out for a local children’s event. He told me they would be working with Generation Outdoors to teach fatherless kids how to kayak and fly fish.

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One day in the Austin Store

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the second part of my on-boarding process here at ACK, I was tasked with working a half day at the Austin Store location.  Much like my day in the warehouse, I was excited about this as it was going to be a new experience for me.

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