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Furry Best Friend, Meet The AstroPad

The beloved AstroPad returns! The exterior is made from our shoe’s Hemp/PE canvas (naturally odor and rot resistant, and extremely durable). The removable and luxurious pad is made from a blend of our lifejacket foam scraps and PE fill. Guaranteed to bring your dog sweet dreams. Gear...

Take A Hike With Jenn Pharr Davis

Check Out the TR1 Series here. Jennifer Pharr Davis. You probably heard of this badass when she became the first woman to set the speed record for the Appalachian Trail back in 2011 and became Nat Geo Adventurer of the Year. Since then, you could say she’s stayed pretty busy; she’s written...

Event Update: Gauley Fest

Paddle if you dare. Every Fall, thousands of paddlers from almost every state converge on a remote corner of West Virginia for six magical weekends of releases on the mighty Gauley river. The second weekend of releases has traditionally played host to American Whitewater’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Gauley...

Eddy Out With Aniol Serrasolses

Originating from Catalonia, Spain, Astral athlete and world-renowned kayaker, Aniol Serrasolses has earned all kinds of respect on and off the river throughout his career. He pushes limits in the sport and still remains a badass humble guy. Team Manager, Julie Bacon, caught up with Aniol after...

Nature First: Hemp

Nature. It’s a no-brainer for Astral to put it first when it’s truly what drives our business decisions, product design and lifestyle. Without Nature, clean water and wild places to play, our world would be a different place. It’s what inspires the Astral team to call in “sick” on any given day when...