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A collection of inspirational stories and experiences from Kokatat Headquarters, Team Athletes and Ambassadors from around the world.
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Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland
   April 02, 2018

Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland


by Steve Ruskay

The best stories are always found where you least expect them.

The best stories are always found where you least expect them.

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   April 02, 2018
   04/02/18

Where you least expect it – Stories from the Greenland


by Steve Ruskay
Save The Callaghan
   April 02, 2018

Save The Callaghan


by Liam Fournier

The Callaghan River just outside of Whistler BC, has always been a highly acclaimed piece of whitewater and is the keystone to the paddling community surrounding it. For years the river has had a looming threat of a Hydro project being developed.

The Callaghan River just outside of Whistler BC, has always been a highly acclaimed piece of whitewater and is the keystone to the paddling community...

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   April 02, 2018
   04/02/18

Save The Callaghan


by Liam Fournier
3 Ways to improve your Boof stroke (Video)
   March 29, 2018

3 Ways to improve your Boof stroke (Video)


by Seth Ashworth

A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed out of drops.

A quick instructional video on three ways to improve your 'Boof Stroke'' which is the stroke used to lift up your bow and carry speed...

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   March 29, 2018
   03/29/18

3 Ways to improve your Boof stroke (Video)


by Seth Ashworth

KOKATAT NEWS


Remembering Sam Grafton

Remembering Sam Grafton

The kayaking community lost a shining star and gifted athlete on Saturday, February 10, 2018, when Sam Grafton passed away during a kayaking accident on the Ernie’s Canyon section of the Snoqualmie River, near North Bend, WA. Sam was a positive, kind &...   Read More


AN IDOL REVIEW

AN IDOL REVIEW

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol again changed my perception of how comfortable and functional a piece of gear can be.   Read More


BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)

For those looking to get into recreational lake or mellow river paddling the gear options can seem very overwhelming.   Read More

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Kokatat Team Descent of the Saryjaz River in Eastern Kyrgyzstan


In September 2017 a group of the world’s most experienced expedition kayakers came together to attempt the Saryjaz River, in Eastern Kyrgyzstan.


Expedition team:

Adrian KiernanAri WalkerJordy SearleJakub SedivyKristof StursaSam GraftonEvan Moore

FEATURED EXPEDITION

Kokatat Team Descent of the Saryjaz River in Eastern Kyrgyzstan

WE'RE GREEN

Powered by the Sun

Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights

WE'RE GREEN

Powered by the Sun

Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights