Check out the Paddlefest Video! (below)
A main element of Paddlefest is the used boat and gear swap where paddlers can buy or sell any of the 5 essentials. This is an excellent way for newbies to get very affordeable, quality gear and for paddlers seeking to buy new boats or gear to sell their used to buy new. This year we had a HUGE selection of boats at the swap from many eras and in all price ranges from $50 - $ 700. On average, you could get a great playboat, creekboat or river runner for about $300.
EJ (Eric Jackson) got out in the instructional pool to help people 'bombproof' their role. It was fun to see techniques from EJ's Rolling and Bracing in real life.
The Kid's paddling clinic at the BV town lake (one block from CKS) was a great success. Kids love kayaking.
Corey Volt dressed up as....himself!
Paddlers gathered at the Ska beer garden for afternoon and after paddling socializing, food and refreshments.