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Paddlefest Kicks Off 2012 Paddling Season!

by May 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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From Colorado Kayak Supply’s Paddlefest: May is our favorite month of the year. The river is coming up, our shop is filled with new gear, and to top it all off, we have Paddlefest! We’ll start Paddlefest ’12 with theĀ CKS Storewide sale, which features the best gear from the nation’s top kayaking manufacturers. This includes [...] Read more »

Winter Kayaking at the Whitewater Park [VIDEO]

by March 14, 2011 » Add the first comment.
BV Whitewater Park-3-web

We have had 400 cfs (cubic feet per second) of water in the river for a while now, and I’ve been excited to discover that even that little water is enough for some great practice, especially at the new LoDo Wave due east of Eddyline Brewpub. Many years I don’t even get in my boat [...] Read more »

Fall Color “ELF” Boating on the Numbers

by October 7, 2010 » Add more comments.
ELF Boating on the Numbers, Arkansas River-8

ELFing, Extremely Low Flow paddling, is a term coined by Jim Snyder, one of kayaking’s founding fathers. ELFing extends our boating season, and here on the Arkansas it is possible to boat year round. At ELF flows large rocks that are covered at higher flows now loom overhead, and many have fantastic shapes on the downstream side caused by flowing water. Each of these flow rocks is unique and many of the shapes take on magical and mystical properties for us ELFers.

Video: Whitewater Park’s New LoDo Wave Still Epic at Low Water

by July 28, 2010 » Add more comments.
South Main Buena Vista CO June 10-7

Thanks to the Abdelnours of The Clocktower Flat and Foresight Multimedia for producing this great little video of the LoDo Wave at low water. Here’s a write-up I did on the wave for Colorado Kayak Supply: The “LoDo Wave,” short for “Lower Downtown,” is located at the South Main Town Square and is [...] Read more »

Who Will Be Crowned King and Queen of the Wave?

by July 21, 2010 » Add the second comment.
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We’re gearing up for another big summer weekend here in BV. The Collegiate Peaks Music Festival starts this Friday and runs through Saturday night. On Sunday, we’ve got a fun kayaking event to keep things rocking. Here’s the beta: Colorado Kayak Supply presents King and Queen of the Wave 2010, a fun and friendly event [...] Read more »

Dustin Urban Earns Spot on US Freestyle Kayak Team

by July 5, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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South Main’s Dustin Urban earned a spot on the US Freestyle Kayak Team on Friday and will represent the US at the World Championships in June 2011 in Plattling, Germany. Dustin placed 3rd in the event and is joined on the US Men’s Team by Stephen Wright, Eric Jackson, Clay Wright and Bryan Kirk. 16-year-old [...] Read more »

Video: Class V Pine Creek Rapid at High Water

by June 9, 2010 » Add more comments.

Don’t try this at home…