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Happy Paddlin’ – Ethan Ebersold

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Blog, Clavey News, Team Clavey | 0 comments

Happy Paddlin’ – Ethan Ebersold

Meet Ethan Ebersold – Sales Rep for Ebersold Distribution (Eddyline Kayaks, Aqubound & Bending Branches Paddles, Ice Mule Coolers) Latest Entry in our ongoing Blog series “Meet Our Sales Reps”. Tell us a bit about your background.  When did you first get involved with paddlesports and the outdoor industry? I’m from the upper midwest and grew up always playing and paddling in the water as much as I could. My parents took us to the Boundary Waters when I was only 6 and my two older sisters used to paddle the canoe...

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Livin’ The Dream – John Lyons

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Blog, Clavey News, Team Clavey | 0 comments

Livin’ The Dream – John Lyons

Meet John Lyons – Sales Rep for Livin The Dream Inc. (Yakima, Whispbar, SURFTECH, Chums, Beyond Coastal) Latest entry in our ongoing Blog series – “Meet Our Sales Reps!” Tell us a bit about your background.   Growing up on the St Lawrence river in Upstate New York/Ontario Canada I developed an appreciation for being in the outdoors. In 1998 I moved to the Lake Tahoe basin for a season of skiing and snowboarding. It was such an amazing winter season that I stayed for the summer and began white water kayaking and mountain biking. Tahoe is...

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Floating On Water and Flying With Birds – Greg Didriksen

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog, Clavey News, Team Clavey | 0 comments

Floating On Water and Flying With Birds – Greg Didriksen

Meet Greg Didriksen - Western Territory Sales Manager for Jackson Kayak. Latest entry in our ongoing Blog series – “Meet Our Sales Reps!” Tell us a bit about your background.  When did you first get involved with the outdoor industry? I grew up near Chicago, and moved to Eugene Oregon right after high school.  I picked up white water kayaking right away in 1991 and became instantly hooked! My brother was working as a raft guide on the Rogue river at the time, and this seemed like a great way to be close to the river to...

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Skier To Surfer – Ryan Mahoney

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog, Clavey News, Team Clavey | 0 comments

Skier To Surfer – Ryan Mahoney

Meet Ryan Mahoney – Boardworks SUP Sales Rep for Clavey Paddlesports 3rd in our Blog Series – “Meet Our Sales Reps!” Tell us a bit about your background. What was your first job? When did you first get involved with the SUP industry? I grew up in Utah and was an avid skier so naturally my first job was working in a ski repair shop during  high school. When I moved to California 9 years ago I became a surfer and started working in the Boardworks warehouse. It was a great beginning but I saw an opportunity to start...

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Adventure Girl To The Core - Danielle DeForest

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog, Team Clavey | 0 comments

Adventure Girl To The Core - Danielle DeForest

Meet Danielle DeForest – Werner Paddle Rep for Clavey Paddlesports. Second in our Blog Series – “Meet Our Sales Reps!” Tell us a bit about your background. When did you first get involved with paddlesports? It began when I was a toddler on family canoe trips down the Saco River in Maine. Growing up, there was plenty of time spent in the ocean and on rafting trips but paddling didn’t make an official comeback until I was a young adult. I remember going down the Dead River in a duckie and the perm-a-grin that...

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