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Introducing the Flow State BlueJacket LE

NOC and Astral's collaboration to create a special LE inspired by The Chattooga River.

Layla LE Retailers

The following retail partners are proud to sell the Layla LE while supplies last: ACE Adventure Gear – Fayetteville, WV Alder Creek Kayaks – Portland, OR Alpenglow Mountain Sports – Boise, ID Appomattox River Company – Farmville, VA Calleva Outdoors Inc. – Poolesville,...

Layla LE : Behind the Scenes

Collaborators Kate Shea and Nicole Mansfield share insight into its creation and impact.

Layla LE

Introducing the first Layla LE life jacket. Made in collaboration with whitewater kayaker Nicole Mansfield and artist Kate Shea.

Nouria Newman in HBO's Edge of the Earth

Nouria Newman featured in HBO documentary as the first to cross Ecuador’s Llangantes National Park via the Chalupas River.

The River Saved My Life

Kelly Wiglesworth's story of how the river saved her, beginning her journey of falling in love with rafting at the age of 8 years old.