I picked up S/N 005 at the plant and got to meet many of the principals of the company as well as the production team. It was by far the most memorable experience I have ever had picking up a purchase.
—Michael, Batesville IN—
Along the path of any significant endeavor are countless friends, advisors and supporters to lend a hand and keep you focused on the goal. We at SylvanSport have been blessed with the help of many individuals, companies and organizations assisting us in our efforts to create the very best adventure gear possible.
Each has proven to be an inspiration in a significant way, making SylvanSport what it is today. We would like to recognize some of those special companies and organizations, hoping you will find them as inspiring as we have. We hope we can be that same encouragement to you, on your future greatest adventure.
Companies are made up of people. The products they make, the way they do business, their ethics.. are all a reflection of the people that make them run. Here a few of our favorites.
With 11 new models rolled out in '09, an Outside Magazine "Gear of the Year" award, a wildly successful race team and family, and a fantastic line of fun boats... Jackson Kayak has to be considered THE premiere kayak company in the world.
Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on white water river rafting trips, with all varieties of kayak and canoe instruction, on mountain bikes and around the world with our adventure travel trips.
Prestige Subaru is not only the #1 Subaru dealer in the Southeast, they are incredibly active in the Asheville community, with a particular emphasis on animal rescue. As a huge supporter of local dog adoption agencies and a premiere sponsor of the first annual Dog Day Afternoon event, we love Prestige and hope you'll check out their Facebook page and give 'em a 'Like'.
There are countless organizations, charities and individuals out there working hard to make a difference. We could never list them all, but we have a pretty good start with these.
The U.S. National Park Service, founded in 1872, has been called America's best idea, and we think they may be right. There are nearly 400 National Parks in the U.S from coast to coast, check out their website and start planning your next adventure.
Welcome to Pure Adventure. That’s our name for it, this notion that you can strike out in any direction from within Transylvania County and experience something wholly without rival anywhere else on the planet.
AdvantageWest is a non-profit public-private partnership whose primary focus is marketing the North Carolina mountains to corporations seeking to relocate or open a new facility or expand an existing business. If that's you.. check out AdvantageWest.
The mission of the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association is to promote educational, recreational, and interpretive opportunities about forest and water resources, natural history, and the Cradle of Forestry in America.
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is the voice of the industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design. It's an honor for SylvanSport, to have been awarded the 2008 Gold Award by the IDSA.
Founded in 1989, Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the premier trade association for companies in the active outdoor recreation business and the primary sponsor of the Summer and Winter OR shows.
Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to proactively protect recreation access and opportunities in the outdoors through education and stewardship initiatives. That's a group we can all get behind!
National Wildlife Federation inspires Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. The NWF helps people like you harness your love for special places to protect those locations and other resources like them.