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Team Bomber Gear is a Cross-Discipline Paddling Powerhouse in 2015

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GREENVILLE, S.C. – Bomber Gear®, innovative manufacturer of trusted, technical paddlesports apparel has 24 expert whitewater, touring and SUP paddlers on its 2015 team roster. Team Bomber Gear athletes put the brand’s products to the test—ranging from dry gear made with Polartec® Neoshell®, to Baja® UV shirts and neoprene sprayskirts—in the harshest environments where it is imperative to stay warm, dry and comfortable.

“Team Bomber Gear is an exceptional group of dedicated athletes and competitors, mentors and influential leaders in the watersports community,” said Gareth Tate, an accomplished kayaker who returns this year as Bomber Gear’s team manager. “Whether they’re on an international expedition or competing on their home river, the team athletes act as both brand ambassadors and gear testers. They push Bomber Gear products to the limit every day to ensure that every piece of gear will truly protect paddlers from the elements.”

With an uncompromising commitment to creating the most innovative, high performance paddling apparel, Bomber Gear has established a new standard for staying dry with technical layering systems that protect from the elements on the outside and prevent paddlers from getting soaked with sweat on the inside. In addition to being dependable and durable, Bomber Gear’s apparel is thoughtfully designed to be comfortable, fashionable and movement-oriented on and off the water. Team Bomber Gear helps achieve this goal by putting products through the wringer and back again, to ensure that each piece can be trusted to perform in any conditions.

Team Bomber Gear will be reporting back from expeditions and adventures all around the globe in 2015. They will be competing in the GoPro Games, North Fork Championships, Gauley Fest, Green Race, Russell Fork Race, Cherry Creek Race, and many other local races and events. Additionally, they will be instructing and sharing their passion for kayaking with the next generation of paddlers.

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2015 Bomber Gear Pro Team – Whitewater, Touring & SUP

Adriene Levknecht
Brad Mcmillan
Charlie Simmons
Chase Nobles
Devyn Scott
Emily Shanblatt
Gareth Tate
Jacob Cruser
Julie Sutton
Paul Stamilio
Robby Hogg
Shane Groves
Steve Arns
Tad Dennis
Taylor Cavin
Tom Janney
William Griffith
Cherine Tarraf Gibbons
Fabio Oilverira
Jon Turk
Leo Siecienski
Oscar Manguy
Reberto Gibbens Gomez
Derek Hamasaki

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About Bomber Gear®

Whitewater. Sea Kayaking. Rafting. Touring. SUP. Bomber Gear’s premium line of paddlesports wear and performance sprayskirts is designed to meet the demands of all paddlers, keeping them warm, dry, comfortable – and most importantly – paddling all year-round. Founded in 1992 in Durango, CO, Bomber Gear is committed to keeping all paddlers ready to push the limits when the elements call for more. Visit Bomber Gear online at

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