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Kayak Fishing the San Marcos River, a Personal Best

| February 5, 2014 | 5 Comments

Ryan, assistant manager at ACK San Marcos, headed out for a day of bass fishing with Grant on the San Marcos River. Little did he know it would turn into a personal best!

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Kayak Fishing San Marcos with Assistant Store Manager Ryan Schaper

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Written by San Marcos Assistant Manager Ryan Schaper Having the opportunity to work at an outdoor retailer like ACK gives us, the employees, many awesome opportunities to learn about and use products so that we can better understand how they work and relay that information to you, the customer. One of the biggest opportunities is what’s called a Go Play day, where we get to leave the store, office or warehouse for the day and pick up a paddle (or whatever other outdoor gear we most feel like ‘playing’ with).

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Dreaming of a Texas Water Safari

| March 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Every year, about this time, I start thinking and dreaming about attempting the Texas Water Safari.  It’s a ridiculously challenging 260-mile kayak/canoe race to the Gulf of Mexico from the central Texas area on the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers.

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Drive By Paddler

| February 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

I’ve been making the drive to Houston to visit our store for so long now that I’ve begun to develop stories and relationships with the towns and sites I see. It’s funny the things I notice and don’t notice while I drive.

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ACK hosts a Kayak Outing for the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance Convention

| July 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

ACK San Marcos recently had the privilege of hosting an outing for the 2011 TAPHERD convention. TAPHERD (Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) is committed to the development of knowledge and programs that promote active, healthy lifestyles, enhance skilled and aesthetic motor performance for those employed in public or private education.

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Event Recap: San Marcos River Clean-Up

| March 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

We recently participated in the 25th Annual Great Texas River Clean-Up (San Marcos River Clean-Up). Folks from all over Texas joined forces in what is known as the world’s longest river clean up.

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