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During March and as International Women's Month came to a close I started thinking a lot about the women who have influenced my life. Starting with my amazing mother and sisters, there have been coaches, teachers, bosses, coworkers, teammates and friends who have encouraged and inspired me. This year my thoughts came around to my women coworkers and friends here at Idaho River Sports. Through the challenges of the past two years, they stepped in to help me in new and important ways.  Jayne, Pam, Nicole and Bailey keep me happy and grateful everyday to have such wonderful people in...

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2022, customer service, jobs, Our Team -

Description Position: Customer Service/Sales Staff Type: Full or part-time hourlyIdaho River Sports' Sales and Customer Service staff members are part of a team whose job is to help Idaho River Sports engage with people from all walks of life who have an interest in Idaho's dynamic outdoor and paddling lifestyle. All of our staff members will have a working knowledge of our products and services and use their knowledge to help sell and support our great product lines.We all pitch in to maintain the store visually, assist in keeping the sales floor up-to-date with merchandise, and make sure all of...

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#OptOutside, 2022, SUP, SUP Boards -

This is installment #2 of the IRS Best Gear for 2022 series.Visit our Fishing Kayaks feature by clicking here. Idaho River Sports pioneered stand up paddling in Idaho back in 2008 and has become one of the largest SUP product, service and rental shops in the Northwest. Our first SUPs were Doyle foamy boards and a handful of rotomolded products l8ike the ones pictured below. As the years and SUP industry progressed, we started carrying more and more products that met the specific needs of river and lake paddlers. With our great location on Quinn's Pond, Esther Simplot Ponds and Boise...

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Kayak, kayak fishing, storage -

"Do you know where your equipment sleeps at night?" Suspenz puts your mind at ease, offering a full line of solutions in our classic safety yellow and black designs. "Keep your gear action ready" with our many product options. We offer the flexibility of ceiling storage, wall mounted storage, Free-standing storage, and portable stands for where ever you may paddle. For more than a decade our creative storage & transport solutions have been made with the highest quality materials while remaining affordable. Think “Suspenz” for storing and transporting your kayak, canoe, and SUP!  

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2021, Christmas, COVID-19 -

By Eugene Buchanan of Paddling Life “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That quote by Charles Dickens sums up the paddlesports industry this season, as boat manufacturers are scurrying on the supply side to keep up with demand that is raging like a river at full runoff. “I’ve never seen anything like it in my 25 years in paddlesports,” said Scott Byers, marketing director of Confluence Outdoors, one of the category’s largest players with such brands as Dagger, Wilderness Systems, Perception, Mad River Canoe and more. “Usually we have a stockpile of product, we’re...

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