Paddler Magazine's 2009 Paddler's Pick Award Winners Announced

Saturday, 07 March 2009
Paddler Magazine LogoPaddler Magazine recently named nine paddlesports and outdoor equipment manufacturers as recipients of the magazine's 5th Annual "Paddler's Pick" Awards. The award-winning companies and their new products are featured in Paddler's 2009 Buyer's Guide issue based on product innovation, performance, and value to customers.

Here are the 2009 Paddler's Pick Award winners:
  • Necky Kayaks "Looksha T" tandem sea kayak
  • Liquid Logic "Remix XP-10" whitewater / river runner kayak
  • Emotion "Temptation" recreational sit-on-top kayak
  • Bell Canoe Works "Evening Star" tandem canoe
  • Esquif "Raven" solo whitewater canoe
  • Hobie Kayaks "Mirage I9S" pedal powered inflatable kayak
  • AIRE "Wave Destroyer" cataraft
  • Yakima Products "Rail Grab" roof rack tower
  • Smith Optics "The Don" sunglasses

Paddler ( is published six times per year by Paddlesport Publishing, Inc., which also publishes Paddle Dealer, the trade magazine for paddlesports, Kayak Magazine, and several custom publications.

For additional information or for a sample issue, contact Glen Bernard at 425-814-4140, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write Paddlesport Publishing, 12040 98th Ave NE #205, Kirkland, WA 98034.
David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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