Day 1 Poll | At Demo Day, did you get...?

Temps in the 80s made for a ideal day to be by the water.
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A man SUPs during 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Demo Day, the "Urban Experience."

A man tests out an SUP during Demo Day, the "Urban Experience" on downtown Denver's waterfront.

With temps in the 80s, it was a good day to be by the water in Denver during Demo Day, themed "Urban Adventures." Brands showed off gear in paddle, running/trail running, overland, camping, climbing, technology, fly fishing, and more. We want to know: Did you take full advantage or go overboard?

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