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ACK’s In-Store Seminar Series Nearing End of 1st Year!

| March 2, 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s coming close to a year now since ACK launched its in-store seminar series. For those that live near one of our stores, hopefully you’ve had a chance to attend one by now. For those of you who are not familiar with our in-store seminars, ACK’s expert store staff has been putting on local, educational […]

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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. I get to cross the Brazos river when I take the 290 route. […]

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2011 Fall Kayak Demo Day Recap

| October 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ahh, demo days, a paddler’s dream come true. It’s not often one gets the opportunity to demo over 75 kayaks and attend a variety of outdoor educational clinics in one day and in one place. It’s no wonder we get huge crowds of eager paddlers, curious bystanders and general outdoor enthusiasts year after year. This […]

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Event Recap: FSA Fishing Tournament

| September 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: Several weeks ago, the Federation of Student Anglers (FSA), an organization that offers competitive fishing for kids and young anglers, held a fishing tournament in New Braunfels. Grant Heatherly, ACK Store Associate, was invited to speak and shares his experience with us. The FSA offers a wonderful opportunity for young kayak fishing enthusiasts […]

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Event Recap: Ladies Night w/Holly Orr (San Marcos)

| August 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Beginning this August, all 3 ACK stores will be hosting periodic “Ladies Night” seminars and special events. We’ve hosted them in the past and were deemed a huge success so we decided to reintroduce them as part of our regular running calendar of events. For more information, click through to San Marcos, Austin […]

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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. ACK […]

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ACK San Marcos Seminar Recap

| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Friday, January 7th, San Marcos ACK held an informal seminar with Chris Roberts. Chris has a long history in the paddle sports industry. He worked for Wilderness Systems in 1996 and continued on as the Production Manager after they merged with Confluence Watersports through 2001. Today Chris is working with Pyranha and Feel Free […]

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So what’s going on in our stores?

| November 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

We raved about new enhancement and updates to our website in this recent article and through other social media outlets but what about our physical stores? As you may know, we have 3 brick and mortar locations (Houston, Austin and San Marcos, Texas) and are always looking for ways to make your shopping experience a […]

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