GEARLAB’s First Year at Lumpy Waters Sea Kayak Symposium


"... Lumpy Waters is an aptly named gathering of paddlers seeking to advance their skills in rocks, waves, and caves. A combination of calm and rough water venues offer the opportunity for ..." Read All >

Alex Martin Completes First Solo Circumnavigation of Lake Winnipeg in Record Time


"... Martin sometimes covered a mind-boggling 100 km a day. He reported the Nukilik and the new test paddle Kalleq were highly efficient, clog free, lightweight, and reliable ..." Read All >

Recap Interview: Eighteen-year-old GEARLAB Athlete Alex Martin Completes First Solo Circumnavigation of Lake Winnipeg


"... this feeling of "Wow, I'm done already?" It's an incredibly beautiful lake to paddle. It's been a dream of mine to do this trip, and taking those last few strokes to the beach felt amazing ..." Read All >

First Impressions of the Gearlab Akiak Kayak Paddle

- Outside Online

"... the paddle looks sharp, with a clean finish that highlights the carbon shaft; it’s also remarkably light. After a few seconds using it I was impressed with the purchase it afforded …" Read All >

Outdoor Retailer Showcase: 4 Gear Tests at Demo Day


"... we took the Akiak for a spin and found the paddling experience to be a refreshing change of pace. The Akiak sliced quickly through the water, and its scant weight, at 880 grams, was apparent …" Read All >

GEARLAB Paddles: an inside view

- Ocean Paddler Magazine

"... the very first time we held a Greenland paddle in hand, perfecting it became our mission …" Read All >