2017 Event Sponsors

Words By: Aquabatics Team

Who they are and What they do

 

Born in 1972 by Bill Parks, setting out to supply quality gear to river runners. NRS is now an employee owned company, striving to provide quality river gear and support local paddlers.

Video Drawn to the water

Events supported

Toby Creek race, Aquabatics Film Comp, Pincher Creek Paddle Festival

 

Starting from a small shop with a dirt floor. Dagger strives to represent everything that is great about getting out on the water. To do this Dagger focuses building high quality kayaks from recreational to white water and everything in between.

Video - The New Nomad: The Greatest Creekboat Just Got Better

Events supported

Toby Creek race, Aquabatics Film Comp, Pincher Creek Paddle Festival

 

kokatat

Started in 1971 in Arcata, CA. Kokatat set out to make great quality dry gear and make it locally. Today Kokatat strives to be ‘green’ and continues to manufacture 90% of their products locally. 

Video - 40 years in the making 

Events supported

Aquabatics Film Comp, Kan Fest, Pincher Creek Paddle Festival

 

 

Created by Joe Matuska in 1991, Aqua-Bound strive to make the best plastic bladed kayak paddles. Aqua-Bound paddles are high quality made in Osceola, WI USA.

Video - An Inside Look at Aqua-Bound Paddles

Events supported

Pincher Creek Paddle Festival, Kan Fest

 

 

Adventure Technology was founded in 1996 to be a leader in paddles. They lead the way making excellent whitewater, touring and angling paddles.

Video - Paddles for Every Passion | Hercules

Events supported

Tody Creek race

 

 

Werner Paddles are hand made in Sultan, WA, USA. Werner prides its self on high quality from the design to the craftsmanship in each paddle.

Their paddles have been proven and are the first choice for a high number of paddlers.

Video - Werner Paddles - 50 Years Forging Performance

Events supported

Aquabatics Film Comp

 

 

Immersion Research is known for their excellent spray skirts, which are both dry and bomber. They also make a great range of dry gear that withstands the test of time.

Events supported

Aquabatics Film Comp, Pincher Creek Paddle Festival

 

 

 

With their moto “Build it like it’s your own” Jackson make a range of exceptional whitewater, fishing and exploration kayaks. Jackson was born in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt and is located in Sparta, USA

Video - Jackson Kayak's Antix Walkthrough

Events supported

Pincher Creek Paddle Festival, Kan Fest

 

 

Born out of a small mountain town in Norway, Sweet now lead they way in making protective equipment for paddling enthusiasts. They are known for the great helmets they make. However the range is exspanding with their dry gear taking traction as not only being tough and dry, but man does it look 'sweet' too!

Events supported

Pincher Creek Paddle Festival, Kan Fest, Aquabatics Film Comp