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)


January 11, 2013
BC is having an epic winter with record snowfall. Check out the first stop of the Freeride world tour. Revelstoke!

Mission Accomplished: The 24-Hour SUP World Record Interview W/ Ben Friberg

July 19, 2012
24 Hour SUP Distance World Record Interview with Ben Friberg I was reading the press release for the most recent SUP (stand up paddling) feat, which was accomplished by Ben Friberg. Inland SUP is an emerging sport; people  are constantly raising the bar in many different sub categories. Ben just broke the world record for… View Article

The CKS SUP Sessions Recap, Results and Photo Highlights

July 16, 2012
As it turned out, the lower water levels were perfect for a day of racing and hanging out on the river with friends. Let’s hope for a 100% + snow pack next year, and in the meantime enjoy the water while we’ve got it!

5 GOOD Reasons not to miss CKS PaddleFest 2012

May 23, 2012
5 GOOD REASONS NOT TO MISS PADDLEFEST! SAVE MONEY ON GEAR:All boats, rafts and boards are 10% off (some restrictions apply). Accessories are 15% off as well. If you want to save more than that, the gear swap is happening all weekend too. BEER ME, AND THEN WHISKEY ME: Eddyline Brewery Boater Beer will be… 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