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Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Named Retailer of the Year by Kayak Angler Choice Awards

Austin, Texas (November 24, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, was named “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year” by the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the fourth 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.

“Austin Kayak has deep roots in the kayak angling community and we are excited that our customers once again voted us as Retailer of the Year,” said Peter Messana, CEO of MSP Holdings. “We strive to provide the best product selection and customer service and are proud that our customers chose to reward us with this honor.”

According to the organizers of the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards, over 15,000 unique voters participated this year resulting in three winners in each of the 10 categories.

For more information about the 2014 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 five physical locations in Austin, San Marcos, Spring, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with MSP Holdings, LLC, please contact Kendall Shiffler at 512-318-2941, or email