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Around the Shop, Hobie, SUP -

Stand tall on the water aboard the Hobie Mirage Eclipse, another world’s-first watercraft from our friends at Hobie. Boise, Idaho! 

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SUP, Werner Paddles -

Werner Paddles redesigned the ENTIRE stand up paddle line for 2016. Werner's ultimate goal is to design and build the best paddling paddle for each specific discipline of SUP. They didn't stop there. The approached the project with all we've learned from the time they built their first SUP paddle in 2006, and all Werner knows about building paddles since 1965, they dialed in blade to shaft offset, improved aesthetics, lowered weights, improved performance, reworked sizes and expanded the Advanced Fit options. While they were at it they came up with some great new colors, introduced the HD Graphics package...

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Anniversary, boise, community, Idaho, News, NRS, Raffle -

Considered by many to be the best all-around size NRS raft, the 14' Outlaw 140 was our choice for our 30th Anniversary Celebration Raffle. The Outlaw 140 gives you the load capacity for multiday trips for 2-3 people, room for fishing, and stability for big water paddling. It comes with a 3-year retail, 1-year commercial, warranty. For a complete view of the Outlaw 140 specifications and options click here and enter today! Entering the raffle is easy. Everyone who requests an entry gets one FREE! All you have to do is stop by the store and enter or send a self-addressed. You can...

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boise, community, esther simplot park -

Esther Simplot Park is the new gem in Boise's "String of Pearls" park system through the generosity of the Simplot Family.In 2003 J.R. & Esther Simplot gave the City of Boise a $1 million gift that allowed Boise Parks & Recreation to purchase a former gravel and concrete plant property on the Boise River for a future Esther Simplot Park. The city had previously acquired 39 acres in 1992, a portion of which was donated by the Quinn-McEntee family. The majority of the purchase became the 32 acre Bernadine Quinn Riverside Park which is commonly referred to as Quinn's Pond,...

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ACA certified, Around the Shop, Boise, Classes, Idaho, Lessons, Quinns Pond, SUP -

"One of my favorite things to do is to take my dog Zeus on a paddle."Jimmy Smith is one of the reasons Idaho River Sports became a leader in stand up paddle boarding in Idaho. According to a 2012 profile published in the Boise Weekly entitled "Stand-Up Paddle Boarding - Don't try this at home, kids", Waj Nasser said "Smith has the loamy demeanor of a carefree surfer and brings an infectious love of SUP to his instructional sessions." Jimmy's background is in ocean surfing, but he is enthused by the paddling opportunities in Idaho, and it comes across when...

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