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Thank You For Another Awesome Demo Days!

This past Fall Demo Days had to be one of my favorite Demos to date. As ACK's Marketing Event Manager, the four Demo Days in Austin, San Marcos, Mississippi City and Conroe, Texas are some of the largest events of my year.... [more]
2014 Fall Demo Days: What's New

Here at ACK we always aim to bring the latest and greatest to our  Demo Days and the 2014 Fall Demo Days is no exception. This season we've got a line up featuring new kayaks from Old Town, Wilderness Systems, Dagger, FeelFree and Hobie and we cant wait to get you all out on the water!... [more]
Best in Show - Old Town Predator XL Kayak!

Not since ICAST 2009 has a kayak won 'Best New Boat' AND 'Best in Show'.  Old Town came into ICAST 2014 with their guns blazin' as they showed off their tricked out Predator XL Kayak.... [more]
Texas Fly Fishing Competitors Converge for Texas Double Haul

Texas River Bum Staffer Anthony Perez Recaps the Texas Double Haul Fly Fishing Tournament It took me several seconds to stop laughing.  It was cold.... [more]
ACK to Host Recruiting Event in San Antonio

ACK is hiring for San Antonio Store Grand Opening San Antonio, Texas (October 8th, 2013) - ACK, a division of MSP Holdings, LLC,  is hosting a recruiting event in San Antonio! ACK is hiring store managers, assistant store managers, and part-time & full-time sales associates to staff the NEW San... [more]
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ACK Press Releases
ACK Demo Days Are Back!

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is excited to announce the return of its annual Fall Demo Day events. The event will feature over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards, as well as educational clinics from industry experts.... [more]
Summit Sports Continues to Expand With It’s Latest Acquisition

Austin, Texas (July 28, 2017) - Outdoor adventure and action gear specialty retailer, Summit Sports, announces the acquisition of Kentucky-based Loucon, LLC. Summit Sports is excited to grow their business once again, near the one year anniversary of their most recent acquisition of Texas-based Austin... [more]
National Outdoor Retailer Launches Campaign to Inspire Action for Environmental Preservation

Austin, Texas (April 21, 2017) - Outdoor adventure and action gear specialty retailer, Summit Sports, announces the launch of “OWN IT”, an initiative to minimize landfill waste, protect natural resources and assist in wildlife conservation while inspiring others to do the same. ... [more]
Austin Canoe and Kayak Announces 2017 Spring Kayak Demo Days

Austin, Texas (March 7th, 2017) – Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a brand of Summit Sports, LLC, announces its annual Spring Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Days.... [more]
KATS 2016: $9,600 Raised For Regional Non-profits

The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $9,600 as a result of the 2016 series. ... [more]
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ACK Media Relations
3106 Longhorn Blvd
Austin, TX 78758

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