Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Receives 3rd Kayak Angler Choice Award


Austin, Texas (November 15th, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is honored to have received the “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year Award” of the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the third year in a row.

Kayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between and honoring individuals, companies, products, events, websites and organizations all within the kayak angling community. Kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in a variety of different categories.

KACA 2013 Retailer seal

“What really sets this apart from other awards we have received is the direct connection to our kayak angling customers” said Peter Messana, CEO, “a segment of the industry in which we are deeply rooted and value, we are honored.”

“We are serious about satisfying the needs of our customers. We listen to our customers needs and understand the latest trends and top products. We are committed to delivering those top products to our customers. There is nothing more rewarding than being recognized for this effort.” added Steve Messana, President.

According to the organizers of the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards, over 9,000 unique voters participated this year resulting in three winners in each of 10 categories. For more information about the 2013 Kayak Angler’s Choice awards visit:

About MSP Holdings, LLC

MSP Holdings, LLC operates Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer and Rack Boys a vehicle rack and sports travel outfitter dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Both retail outfits are based out of the central Texas area, with their respective online stores at and and within four physical locations in Austin, San Marcos, Spring and Houston, Texas.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with MSP Holdings, LLC, please call Malcolm Holmes at 512-687-3010, or email