The Kent Watersports portfolio of brands includes some of the most well-known names in the recreational sports and outdoor markets. The brands encompass a multitude of different high-end product lines across the industry to include life vests, waterskis, wakeboards, snowboards, outdoor apparel, ballast bags, towable tubes, barefoot booms, towers, ropes, safety gear, and many others. Visit the links below for each brand to find out more!
SAUK RAPIDS, MN
Absolute Outdoor, Inc. was established in 2009 with a specialization in sporting goods, outdoor and marine product lines. They have multiple brands within their portfolio, each with a different specialization. Products include a large selection of personal flotation devices (PFD's) for fishing, paddling, commercial and water sports uses, outdoor apparel and other hunting-oriented items, waders, rainwear, and much more. The Absolute Outdoor focus is on products that allow people of all ages to enjoy and spend more time in the outdoors.
'Get in our Gear'
'When Work Matters'
'Stay Out Longer'
'Keeping You There'
Aquaglide is one of the premier inflatable watersports companies in the world, with global reach and sales in over 70 countries. We are part of an impressive portfolio of brands focused on outdoor and watersports categories held by Kent Watersports. We produce the world's best commercial grade custom aquaparks, inflatable kayaks, towables and standup paddleboards. All of our products are designed to do amazing things. Above all, we craft our products for maximum fun on the water. Headquartered in Bend, designed in the Pacific Northwest and tested globally. Connect with us to be part of the Aquaglide story.
Arbor was launched as a snowboarding brand in 1995 with a focus on using sustainable materials and the company effort to reinforce the planet.
The Arbor mission is to produce a high quality, handmade product for the ultimate riding experience with improvements in performance and art that highlights Arbor style.
'Mindfully Crafted for Good Times and Great Lines'
Established in 1980, the Barefoot International portfolio of brands offers boating accessories such as ballast bags, barefoot booms, towers and pylons. All Barefoot products are proudly Made in America from start to finish with an assurance of a high quality, superior product.
''The Original Ballast Bag Co.'
Connelly has built high-quality watersports products since 1965 and continues to bring new innovations to waterskiing, wakeboarding and on-the-water experiences. The company’s heritage and proficiency combined with top-technology has solidified Connelly as both a legacy and a leader in the industry. Connelly is known for exceptional customer service, high-quality products and ethical business practices.
'Making summer fun since 1965'
HO SPORTS COMPANY, INC.
HO Sports has been a leader in the watersports industry since 1981. HO features prominent brands such as HO Skis, Hyperlite Wakeboards and Byerly Boards. HO Sports covers all of your towed water sports needs like; Water-Skiing, Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Tubing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Water Safety.
'We are Watersports'
Liquid Force was created in 1995 by co-founders Tony Finn and Jimmy Redmon, who both continue to drive the innovative spirit of the company. Their creative approach to the business has led to many advancements in the sport of wake boarding, wake surfing and wake skating.
One of the early companies to be established in the water sports industry was O'Brien. With over 50 years in the business, O'Brien has been a leader in the development of safe and fun products for the whole family. The O'Brien brand features a full line-up of water sports products and is well-known in the industry. With the acquisition of the Hydroslide Watersports, Margaritaville Pool Float, and SubZ Cooler brands, we are looking forward to bringing more family fun to not only the local lake or river, but also into backyard pools, and favorite camping/hunting spots.