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Marine17 | Asia-Pacific Boating Safety Conference
ACA Chief Operating Officer Chris Stec was asked by Marine17, the largest Asia-Pacific Boating Safety Conference, to present on U.S. paddlesports participation statistics, fatality statistics, as well as regulatory and education initiatives pertaining to St...

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7 Health Benefits Of Kayaking
This ACA Water Blog features guest-blogger Alex Stevenson from the River Whisperer. You can read more of his posts at! Kayaking is a fun activity that you can do with the entire family. You can also get a lot of benefits from kayaking frequ...

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ACA Outreach In China
ACA Outreach In China Historical Overview: Seven years ago, through the work of Dave Burden, the ACA's International Paddlesport Ambassador, the first ACA sanctioned club in  China  was opened on Fuyang Island. (insert the two attached pictures with red car...

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Boardman River Clean Sweep with L.L. Bean
Boardman River Clean Sweep ACA  - LL Bean 2017 Grant Report 1 st Annual Mother’s Day Weekend  Kids Creek / Grand Traverse Commons  May 13, 2017 Background : In 2012, a dam failed while being dismantled and there was a huge flood on the Boardman River.  Afte...

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Member Highlight
In his 17 years of kayaking all over the world, Dave Herpy, an ACA-certified kayaking instructor, has experienced numerous memorial encounters. This includes seeing alligators, bald eagles, and dolphins from his kayak. He has been instructing for 11 years. ...

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Online Issues of Adventure Kayak and Kayak Angler Magazine
In addition to Canoeroots and Rapid magazine, we are pleased to provide you exclusive access to the latest issues of Adventure Kayak and Kayak Angler magazine!  These latest issues include articles concerning the power of intention, finding mindfulness, and...

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Online Issues of Canoeroots and Rapid Magazine
We're pleased to provide you with exclusive and free access to the latest issue of Canoeroots and Rapid magazine! These magazines are online for your convenience and pleasure. Take the time to learn new ways to make money with canoes, hear about the Dream W...

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The Day I Died
The following is an excerpt from an article that will be in the March Issue of Paddle. It is Rick Rassier's incredible story of the day he died, we are so thankful that he took the time to share his story with us.    I
was dead before I tipped over. I didn’...

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On behalf of the ACA, we would like to thank Education and Outreach Coordinator T.J. Turner for his outstanding dedication to the paddlesports community during his time on staff at the ACA National Office.   T.J. grew up in the Lower Shenandoah Valley, wher...

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Fearless Formosa
The adventure begins shortly. These two fine women, Kelly Henry and Laura Zulliger, are going to paddle 250 miles of Taiwan's beautiful and rugged eastern coastline! This expedition, Fearless Formosa, will start on April 24th and conclude on June 3rd. Kelly...
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