The Green Race 2015

November 3, 2015
This is going to be CKS Online’s ongoing (for this week, anyways) blog on the Green Race, one of the most well-known and best events in kayaking. For 20 years now, the Green Race has brought out some of the world’s best paddlers to compete for The Glass, a handmade trophy, rather than money or… View Article

The 3rd Annual Buena Vista Whitewater Park Fundraiser

January 23, 2013
For the 3rd year in a row, Missed The Boat is returning to Buena Vista (on Saturday Feb. 9th @ 9:00 PM)

New SUP and Whitewater Kayaking Products For 2013

August 7, 2012
There are lots of reasons to attend OR (Outdoor Retailer). The party’s non-stop from the day that you arrive, till your hangover wears off, 3 days after you leave.

Bomb Flow Magazine Interview with Todd Heath and Fred Norquist

November 2, 2011
Bomb Flow Magazine Interview with Todd Heath and Fred Norquist If you use the internet, and are a whitewater  kayaker, then you must have either heard about or have seen a Bomb Flow video. Epic drops, clean lines, high quality editing, and great style overall are key factors to their success.  As Fred Norquist would… View Article

26th annual Canoe & Kayak Industry Awards Announced: CKS Voted 2011 Retailer Of The Year

September 14, 2011
CKS Voted 2011 Retailer Of The Year CKS was recently voted retailer of the year by Canoe and Kayak Magazine. Pretty cool eh? There’s a whole lot of paddle shops out there in all shapes and sizes. Some of them are massive e-commece franchises with brick and mortar locations in every state, and others are… View Article

Dodging Metro Brown Storm at 70 mph

July 27, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. Dodging Metro Brown Storm at 70 mph This story begins after successfully flying to Santiago, Chile with a near record amount of luggage:  kayak, 2 inflatable SUP boards, Chevy Tahoe Rear Lift gate window, and random personal supplies.  After securing Budget Rentals most economical car, Chevy Spark, I’m… View Article

How much baggage will an airline allow a kayaker?

July 26, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. How much baggage will an airline allow a kayaker? It’s a bit of a trick question as most airlines long ago red listed kayaks.  Although, seasoned travelling paddlers understand ways to fly with your craft.  It’s risky, stressful, takes some savvy talk at the check-in desk but often… View Article

BV Pond Demo Tuesdays- FREE chance to paddle!

July 23, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. It’s hot!  Colorado summer hot and at about 6:00 pm every Tuesday getting wet and paddling sounds like the perfect way to beat the heat.  But you don’t own a kayak or SUP board.     You are invited to Colorado Kayak Supply’s free demo Tuesday. Below we’ll… View Article

CKS Announces a $5,000 Photo or Video Scholarship to New River Academy.

July 14, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS.                         CKS Announces a $5,000 Photo or Video Scholarship to New River Academy. “And That Has Made All the Difference.” Colorado Kayak Supply announces a $5,000 Academic Scholarship to the producer of the best original photo essay… View Article

Team River Runners Wounded Warriors Hit Colorado, and Colorado Hits Back

June 27, 2011
Click for Directions to CKS Team River Runner is a program introducing wounded vets to kayaking.  Team River Runner founded in Washington DC by Joe Mornini is growing nationally to remote locations and international tours.  This is a small glimpse of a Colorado day of kayaking with TRR. Joe Mornini explains how Team River Runner was… View Article