Anyone seen a recent study (last 3 years) regarding how many paddlers exist in the continental USA ?
I only know of this one
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I have twelve of them. |
Posted by: g2d on Jun-12-13 2:54 PM (EST)
My husband says I have the rest..Just|
Posted by: kayamedic on Jun-12-13 5:19 PM (EST)
Kidding. I think its seventeen..
You've almost got enough.|
Posted by: Yanoer on Jun-12-13 5:24 PM (EST)
I've got the rest.
at least we are just recycling|
Posted by: kayamedic on Jun-12-13 5:45 PM (EST)
and not breeding.......
Ohhhh! If breeding was an option : )|
Posted by: Yanoer on Jun-13-13 12:24 AM (EST)
No industry insiders lurking about ?|
Posted by: willi_h2o on Jun-12-13 11:50 PM (EST)
Was hoping some paddling insiders had a clue about
If The Non-Continental USA|
Posted by: clydehedlund on Jun-13-13 9:49 AM (EST)
Were included, the numbers would triple? Even throw in half the SUPs I saw today would quadruple those numbers?
C'mon now Hawaii is an Outlyer point|
Posted by: willi_h2o on Jun-13-13 1:14 PM (EST)
An island with warm weather merely skews the data
I'd like to see an updated study too|
Posted by: jcbikeski on Jun-13-13 11:02 AM (EST)
In my area I sense a big drop since that study in open water sea kayaking (not sure about rec paddling in protected waters). SUP paddling and I think surf ski paddling seems up. It would be interesting to see a study to see if my perception is correct and how it varies by region.
Posted by: willi_h2o on Jun-13-13 1:18 PM (EST)
States like Michigan have LOTS of canoes and kayaks
A few years back a study was made|
Posted by: willi_h2o on Jun-15-13 1:03 AM (EST)
Staying At Entry Level Means|
Posted by: clydehedlund on Jun-15-13 9:13 AM (EST)
No further interest? Anyway, check out the number of publications devoted to canoe and kayak as compared to SUP as your gauge.
Thebob.com has 80% of solo canoes.|
Posted by: Yanoer on Jun-15-13 11:28 AM (EST)
$140 million for Michigan alone|
Posted by: willi_h2o on Jun-15-13 4:02 PM (EST)
The NMMA claims 2% of a $7 BILLION dollar market