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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
Michigan Based Outdoor Retailer Expands

Summit Sports' Brighton, MI location announces a grand re-opening to celebrate a larger paddlesports selection through a store-within-a-store concept. Bloomfield Hills, MI (May 13, 2016) - Outdoor adventure and action gear retailers Summit Sports and Texas based Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce... [more]
2016 ACK Spring Kayak and Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Days Announced

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is excited to announce their annual Spring Demo Day events featuring over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards as well as educational clinics from industry experts. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2016)- Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of Summit... [more]
Texas Kayak Tournament Donation Benefits Heroes on the Water & Explore Austin

Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) donates funds raised by anglers to help support the Fort Hood, Texas chapter of Heroes on the Water and Explore Austin. Austin, Texas (March 21, 2016) – The Kayak Angler’s Tournament Series (KATS) organization is pleased to announce a donation total of $4,720,... [more]
Leading Outdoor Adventure Retailers Join Forces

Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 26, 2016) - Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the merger of the two companies under Summit Sports LLC. The merger, backed by Digital Fuel Capital, brings together two outdoor specialty retail leaders in snow, paddle,... [more]
ACK Culminates 2015 “Pink Campaign” to Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

ACK with the support of customers and vendors announces a donation to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Austin, Texas (December 11th, 2015) - Paddlesports and outdoor gear retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, donated a total of $1,294.98 to the Breast Cancer Research... [more]
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