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Team Dagger and friends were out at the 2015 Ocoee race in force. Chris Hipgrave took first place in Elite Men's Longboat and second in short boat. But the big winner of the day was Team Dagger's Adriene Levknecht, who not only smoked the...


Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world, with over 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, Stand Up Paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing. Over 150 seminars, speakers and clinics make Canoecopia an educational event...


Kayaking 101

These links are provided through American Canoe Association (ACA) and are an excellent resource for getting the most out of your paddling experience through information and training. At Dagger we also share the same goals that emphasize respect for...



When Team Dagger’s Brad Ludden was 12 years old, his Aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. After watching her endure this immense trial, he was inspired to volunteer for a local pediatric oncology program by teaching the participants how to kayak...


Over 50 women met to paddle the Upper Green, and 24 continued down the Class V Green Narrows section. A raffle was held, in which over $650 was raised for the Shannon Christy Fund, a fund dedicated to getting more women into paddlesports. It was an...


By: Chris Gragtmans Surely that amount of positive energy being snuffed out could be sensed by every person alive. It felt to me like a celestial event- a supernova star with incomprehensible energy at the end of its life. Its death sends a shock wave out through the...


Team Dagger athlete Tom Janney just completed an epic multi-day mission to Fantasy Falls in California. Check out the video here: The Next Horizon Line: Fantasy falls from Tom Janney on Vimeo . For more info, check out Tom on the Dagger blog.