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2016 New Year’s Resolution: Go Outside More

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ah New Year’s, it’s always a time of self-reflection and optimism. I don’t know about you but my Facebook newsfeed was flooded with ambition, positivity, and hope for 2016.

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ACK Lifestyles Presents: SUP Fishing

| December 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’ve never heard of the booming sport of SUP Fishing, this is a great first glance into this beautiful and relaxing adventure.  Let ACK’s own Carlos Andreu take you on a journey around Ladybird Lake in Austin, TX and describe to you what makes this sport at once so thrilling and ultimately so enjoyable.

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Why Kayak Polo is like Narnia – ACK Profiles: Austin Aquabats

| November 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

In The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, Lucy discovers the magical world of Narnia when she’s poking around in a wardrobe. After chancing upon this unknown Narnia she becomes obsessed, there is a similar mindset when it comes to kayak polo .

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Save the Date- Fall ACK Demo Days is in Two Months!

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK Demo Days – Fall 2014 Save the date- The ACK Fall 2014 Demo Days are only two months out! As always  this FREE event will feature a gigantic selection of paddlecraft for you to check out as well as paddling & outdoor clinics from our vendors and other experts.

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Best Kayaking Spots in Central Texas

| May 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

When most people think Texas, they think cowboy hats, horses, and country music. While some of that is certainly true, most people don’t associate Texas with great outdoor beauty.

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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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Thanks For Another Great Kayak Demo Days!

| April 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our 2014 Spring Kayak Demo Days took place earlier this month and as usual we all had a blast putting them on. This bi-annual event is a company wide favorite to host each year because of the opportunity it gives us to interact with customers and manufacturer representatives plus do a little paddling of our own.

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2014 ACK Winter Boat Show Season

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The holidays are over, but the fun is just beginning. That’s right, it’s nearly time for the 2014 Winter Boat Shows!

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Big Savings for Paddlers at ACK

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Save at Your Local ACK Store Our stores are full of savings for paddlers with plenty of ways score a good deal on a kayak, canoe or SUP and the best place to start is the Used Kayaks section on our website which shows you everything you can find at our various store locations. Do those price tags excite you?

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ACK Operations Growth Leads to Expansion in New Facility

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Award Winning Outdoor Retailer Moving into New Centralized Warehouse Austin, Texas (September 16, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings LLC, announced today the leasing of a new 30,000 square foot warehouse to consolidate it’s two warehouses and all support functions. The transition is set to begin in October and be completed in time for the Holiday season.

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