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2021, Anniversary, Boise River, Boise Whitewater Park, community, History, Idaho, paddlesports -

In 1987 Jo, Stan and their firefighting buddy Jim Ciardelli incorporated Idaho River Sports. They began by running the business out of Jo's garage in Boise's North End neighborhood. Jo and Stan pretty quickly moved the shop to historic Hyde Park and were a mainstay of business in Hyde Park for over 20 years before purchasing the then Pleasanton Ave. location. Now the aptly named Whitewater Park Boulevard.  Even before Idaho River Sports was founded thirty-five years ago in Boise's North End, Jo and Stan were avid outdoors enthusiasts. Jo and her family began camping, rock hunting and rafting when she was young. From the...

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2021, Around the Shop, Feelfree -

It doesn’t take long to notice what sets Feelfree apart - with dynamic color combinations and unique hull designs to innovative functions and features, Feelfree is consistently redefining the future of paddlesports. Innovation Feelfree has in fact redefined paddlesports with unique hull designs , advanced seating systems,  integrated pedal and power systems and everything in between. These innovations weren’t developed overnight. It’s all a result of our attention to customer feedback combined with over 30 years of design and development experience, complemented by quality craftsmanship. The modern evolution of kayak design has just begun and Feelfree is on the frontline. Stability...

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