Dagger Announces 2017 Sponsorships

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Dagger supports whitewater competitions, multi-sport events, and women’s-specific and youth organizations BOULDER, Colo. – May 9, 2017: GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 19, 2017)

“Dagger is committed to every type of paddler, from motivated beginners learning basic techniques to the world’s best kayakers searching for the cleanest lines through class V rapids,” said Evan Lyendecker, marketing director for Dagger. “We are proud to continue our support of women’s kayaking programs and inspirational causes and events that celebrate paddling and support the river community at large.”

In 2017, Dagger will sponsor a handful of whitewater races and multi-sport competitions. Dagger will also sponsor First Descents, a non-profit dedicated to helping young adults cancer fighters discover their true potential through kayaking and the outdoors. Dagger also remained a dedicated sponsor of Girls at Play and Women In Charge, two organizations dedicated to getting female paddlers on the water.

Dagger Whitewater Sponsorships for 2017:

• North Fork Championships (June 15-17)

• KONY (September 1-4)

• American Whitewater

o Deerfield Fest (June 24)

o Gore Fest (August 26)

o Gauley Fest (Sept 16)

o Feather Fest (Sept 23)

• Green Race (November 4)

Dagger Multi-Sport Sponsorships for 2017:

• GoPro Games (June 8-11)

• Dominion RiverRock (May 19-21)

Dagger Women’s-Specific Sponsorships for 2017:

• Girls At Play

• Women In Charge – Green River Takeover e

Dagger Cause Sponsorships for 2017:

• First Descents

To learn more about Dagger and become a part of our community, please visit dagger.com.

About Dagger®:

Dagger doesn’t believe in going half-way, or giving “just enough.” In the world of paddling, Dagger is all in, and has been since 1988. From high-performance rec and touring kayaks built for the river to whitewater boats bound for class V creeking and all moving water in between, Dagger designs premier kayaks for the relentless pursuit of adventure. Located and manufactured in Greenville, S.C., as part of the Confluence Outdoor family, Dagger invites you to share your passion for the water, join the Dagger Community and check out the kayaks at Dagger.com

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