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classes, community, inclusivity, paddling -

Between all the changes we've made because of the COVID-19  pandemic and it's consequences to our economy and very way of life, 2020 was eye opening. And we'll just leave it at that. From our beginning 35 years ago in 1987 we were stoked to get as many people paddling as we could, any way we could. We sponsored some of the early whitewater rodeos, competitions; and recreational kayaking and canoeing outings though the Idaho Canoe Club. By the early 90's we started to be called on to provide paddling opportunities for people of all abilities and began our long...

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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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News, paddlesports, paddling, rendezvous -

Presented by Idaho River Sports Don't miss the premier paddlesports event in Idaho. Paddlesports Rendezvous includes great information booths, food and beverage options, drawings and factory representatives on hand! We will be joined by great nonprofit partners like the Idaho Whitewater Association, Idaho Rivers United, Bold Betties, the Boise River Enhancement Network (BREN), and representatives from local and national paddlesports industry leaders like Kokatat, Pyranha, Badfish, AIRE, Glide and Salamander to name a few. We will have games for the kids, SUP and kayak mini-clinics, prize drawings, food and more!  Support this great event by liking us on Facebook and click going! Instructors...

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community, safety -

The Boise Fire Department, Boise Parks and Recreation, St. Luke's and Idaho River Sports Team Up to Make Life Jackets More Accessible.  We are happy to be working with the City of Boise and key community partners to ramp up efforts to connect local families with water safety resources and create stronger water safety awareness. We worked with MTI, one of our great PFD suppliers, to bring in a broad selection of highly rated vests for the first phase of the effort and supplied staff and resources to fit the kids correctly.  The new program, centered on providing life jackets to children,...

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Boise, Idaho via the Idaho Statesman. We're excited and thankful to announce we've been voted as the "Best Local Outfitter" by Idaho Statesman readers; and we were also selected as runner-up for "Best Whitewater Outfitter" behind our friends at Cascade Raft and Kayak! This year the Best of Treasure Valley was expanded to include 107 people, places and things that Idaho Statesman readers could vote for in their annual survey of all things Treasure Valley. Click here to see all the winners  As Steve Stuebner, one of our favorite local outdoor authors, puts it, "Boise is the best base camp in America. I...

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