Laurentian Small Business Guide: Athletics and Recreation

Businesses are listed alphabetically. 

Athletics and Recreation

Website:  www.adirondackcanoecompany.com

Laurentian:  Emily Catillaz-Smith '08

Description:  Lightweight pack canoes handmade in the Adirondacks, in various lengths, for all your paddling needs. We make your float more remote.

Website:  www.ancoretraining.com

Laurentian:  Isaac Lewis '18

Description:  ANCORE is an athletic training equipment company that enables athletes of all kinds to Train Without Limits. We wanted to take the benefits of cable training and make them as accessible as any form of training for athletes. We developed the ANCORE Trainer as a compact and portable tool that can be used to provide personal trainers and athletes a gym quality cable experience, both in-person at a facility and remotely at home or on the road.

Website:  www.biggameapparel.com

Laurentian:  Kevin Brophy P'24

Description:  Big Game Outfitters, Inc. has been custom decorating apparel since 1993. Offering name brands like Under Armour®, NIke®, Northface®, Carhartt®, Champion® Adidas®, & New Era®

Website:  www.bigredcatskiing.com

Laurentians:  Kieren & Paula Gaul P'24, Samantha Gaul '24

Description:  Snowcat skiing near Red Mountain ski resort in Rossland BC with Big Red Cats, owned by the family of current St Lawrence alpine ski team member Sammie Gaul! During this COVID season, the border closure means that only Canadians are likely to be able to visit, but use promo code SAINTS for a 10% alumni discount, and there are student rates for current students as well. Separate trips for expert, advanced, and intermediate groups, small 6-person "half-cat" groups, over 20,000 acres of fresh powder!

Website:  https://worldcupskishop.com/

Laurentian:  Chris Clapp '92

Description:  We manage US distribution for both Red Bull Spect eyewear and Masters poles (ski, xc, hike); and sell these products as well as many other ski and ski racing brands on our online store. Look to outfit yourselves or your junior racers with Swix, Shred, Bliz, Arctica clothing, Reusch and Wells Lamont gloves/mitts, and others. Use SLU10 for 10% off anything on the site.

Website:  www.endracing.com

Laurentian:  Matt Burton-Kelly '05

Description:  Extreme North Dakota Racing (ENDracing) has been putting on the toughest races in North Dakota since 2009, including an ultramarathon, the Wilderman offroad iron-distance triathlon, and the longest swim race in North America, 36 miles along the Red River of the North.

Website:  www.grasseriveroutfitters.com

Laurentian:  Brooke James '06

Description:  Grasse River Outfitters opened in December 2018 offering gear and apparel for the outdoor lifestyle enthusiast. The shop carries brands like Patagonia, Darn Tough, Salomon, Rossignol, Tubbs, Osprey, Oaki, SKIDA, and Atlas! Gift cards available. 

Website:  www.lakeplacidsoccer.com/homepage

Laurentian:  Michael Mcglynn '75, P'10

Description:  Overnight Youth soccer camp for kids age 7-18 at St Lawrence University each summer for 45 years with International Staff and the Coerver Coaching Method.

Website:  www.p3fitness.co

Laurentian:  Nicholas Farr '12

Description:  P3 Fitness and SLU Alumni Nick Farr deliver personalized coaching to endurance athletes. Runners, triathletes, and cyclists all reach their personal best through 1-on-1 coaching, training, and nutrition programming.

Website:  www.ranchcampvt.com

Laurentians:  Evan and Katie Chismark '00, '01

Description:  Ranch Camp is a trail-side mountain bike baselodge featuring a full service bike shop as well as a fast casual tap room and restaurant.

Website:  Donttagup@aol.com

Laurentian:  Richard Glazer '64

Description:  Over the past 30+ years, I have presented/hosted "Sports Trivia Contests" at hotels, libraries, sports bars, cruise ships, colleges, country clubs, Rotary groups and at corporate functions, where they have been used in connection with "Team Building Exercises." Preferred contact number 609-220-3012.

Website:  www.sileckysports.com/graf-figure-off-ice

Laurentian:  Julie Parker '84

Description:  Sale & distribution of Graf Figure Skates & figure skating accessories and Off-Ice Skating trainers.

Website:  www.skitunesusa.com

Laurentian:  June Wisse Saunders '80

Description:  Family owned since 1992. Sales and service.

Website:  www.tommorganrodsmiths.com

Laurentians:  Matt Barber '99

Description:  We build custom graphite, bamboo, and fiberglass fly rods in Bozeman, MT. Customers work to design the perfect rod for themselves or as a gift and we build each one to suit. 

Website:  www.ultimatehockeyfans.com

Laurentian:  Paul Cohen '89

Description:  The Ultimate Hockey Fans celebrates their passion for hockey by manufacturing unique hockey ceiling fans that add the “wow factor” to our customer’s homes. The ceiling fan comes with fan blades that look like authentic goalie and player blades, a light fixture shaped in the form of a goalie mask and replica hockey pucks to finish off the hockey theme. It is a perfect addition to your FAN CAVE, Kids Bedroom or Bar. Not only does it cool your room, it makes your room look cool!

Website:  www.wheelwranglers.com

Laurentians:  Katie & Bill McNamara '11

Description:  Wheel Wranglers connects you to mountain adventures by bicycle. We offer high quality bicycle rentals, sales and repair with a focus on door-to-door service. From casual cruisers & kids' bikes, to road bikes & full suspension mountain bikes, and everything in between - Wheel Wranglers has a wide variety of bikes fit for adventurers of all levels and riding styles, so everyone can take part in a day full of smiles, sunshine, and epic memories.

Website:  www.whistlingman.com

Laurentian:  Hannah Langsdale '15

Description:  Setting sail from the Burlington, VT waterfront, Whistling Man Schooner Co. offers two-hour, BYO cruises aboard classic, wooden-rigged Friendship Sloops. Ranked on TripAdvisor as the "#1 Thing to Do" in Burlington, this small ship experience is perfect for a relaxing getaway or for your own private adventure with friends and family.

Website:  https://whiteotter.com/ 

Laurentians:  Nancy and Doug Fenn P'23

Description:  Join White Otter for your river rafting adventure in the Ketchum, Sun Valley, Stanley area. We specialize in guided day trips for families and groups of all sizes and ages. A day on the river is sure to be one of your most memorable days of the summer.