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2014-03-18 23:32:24

World-class Northwest event to take place April 12 - 13 Port Angeles, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Anyone living in the Pacific Northwest who has toyed with the idea of learning to properly maneuver a kayak or standup paddle board (SUP) won’t want to miss a one-of-a-kind event that is coming to their own backyard this next month. Nine experts specializing in all genres of kayaking and SUP will gather in Port Angeles on April 12-13 to offer two days of on-the-water instruction at the...

2013-11-15 20:20:52

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada welcomed some of Canada's top athletes and personalities for a night of celebration and support at LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Canada Gala. TSN was the honoured partner for LIMITLESS, recognized for its 30-year partnership with Special Olympics Canada as their charity of choice. LIMITLESS brought together Special Olympics athletes, Canadian sport celebrities and Special Olympics supporters and guests for a night of terrific...

2013-07-18 23:21:05

As recreational boating, especially kayaking and canoeing, become increasingly popular, GatorDock announces the release of boat launch designs specific to this growing market. Water trails across the country can ease the most difficult challenge of kayaking, launch and retrieval, with the newly released dock designs. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 GatorDock™, a custom aluminum dock manufacturer, has recently released three standard kayak launch designs. As more and more...

2013-06-27 23:44:16

Boatbound, the first fully insured “pier-to-pier” boat rental marketplace in the United States announced today that they, in partnership with BOATERexam.com®, the leading provider of safe boater education and certification across the United States and Canada, will offer no cost boat safety and certification courses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Boatbound, the first fully insured peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, will offer boaters in...

2013-06-11 23:18:42

HotelPlanner.com to provide guaranteed lowest hotel rates for fans of Team USA Canoe/Kayak. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 USA Canoe/Kayak announces that HotelPlanner.com will be their official hotel reservations partner. HotelPlanner.com will provide cutting-edge hotel group-booking services to the team and their fans, ensuring that they always receive the lowest rate on their hotel rooms. A custom booking portal will be available on Team USA Canoe/Kayak´s website under...

2013-03-31 23:15:14

Canoecopia charities for 2013 get a nice bump. Madison Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Canoecopia 2013, world's largest canoe, kayak and Stand Up Paddle consumer expo, was successful in raising money for charities through its presenter, Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Kayakers and canoeists are generous people and when given a cause that resonates, they open their hearts and wallets," said Darren Bush, Chief Paddling Evangelist of Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Our charities are a perfect match for our...

2012-08-03 23:01:49

Noah´s Ark has crafted a fun, affordable, stress-free family and newbie-friendly guided ducky trip down the class II whitewater section of Colorado´s Arkansas River called Fishermen´s Bridge. The five-mile paddle delights tweens to Baby Boomers with a hankering for soft adventure without the fear-factor of big whitewater rapids. It is also a perfect trip for experienced paddlers seeking a more intimate connection with the river. Buena Vista, CO (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Get...

2012-07-30 14:20:57

CLEARFIELD, Utah, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Products, Inc., one of the largest kayak manufacturers in the U.S., is expanding its line of water sports products and introducing a youth paddleboard to allow family members of all ages to enjoy the fast-growing sport of Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/LA48791) The new Lifetime Hooligan(TM) Paddleboard is created specifically for youth ages 5 years and older, and up to 130 lbs. The...

2012-07-26 06:22:23

WESSER, N.C., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Ocoee River in Southeastern Tennessee is home to two significant whitewater runs. The Middle Ocoee is the most popular section of whitewater in the country, while the Upper Ocoee--home to the 1996 Olympic whitewater events--remains the nation's only Olympic whitewater venue. NOC's Ocoee Outpost, a short 2-hour drive from Atlanta, has a number of exhilarating activities for families, such as whitewater rafting, the High Ropes Adventure...

2012-07-10 02:32:28

DALLAS, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years after the Titanic sank to the bottom of the ocean, Dr. Robert Ballard, a Life Scout and a world renowned oceanographer responsible for discovering the legendary ship, has invited an Eagle Scout and future leader in marine archaeology to explore the mysteries of the Black Sea. Alex Overman, an Old Dominion graduate from Hamilton, Va., has been selected as the Eagle Scout Argonaut to accompany Dr. Ballard's team aboard Exploration Vessel...