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Kokatat Maximus Centurion LE

Kokatat Maximus Centurion LE


The Maximus Centurion Rescue Vest LE is the latest addition to the popular and award-winning Maximus PFD platform. The vest comes standard with the accessory Belly Pocket. Inspired by the varied backgrounds of the paddlers on their elite pro whitewater team, Kokatat is teaming with artist Marcus Cline on a limited edition life vest that reflects the heritage and spirit of paddling. The Centurion is USCG approved.

Available in a stunning design that emanates from the hearts and minds of Kokatat’s premier athletes. Each one of the elements in the artwork represents something dear to the paddlers’ connection to the whitewater world. A cactus from Mexican native Rafa Ortiz, a salmon from Gerd Serrasolses representing his long distance travels but always returning home, a raven from Oregon’s Chris Korbulic representing his upbringing in the Pacific Northwest, a snowflake from Nouria Newman representing skiing in the French Alps as a child which lead to her passion for adventure in the mountains and rivers, a kayaker hiking with his boat represents Ben Stookesberry’s lust for adventure that often takes him long distances into remote rivers, Dane Jackson has spent his entire life chasing rainstorms, Emily Jackson chose a van by the river to represent growing up on the road traveling to kayak with her family, the Southern Cross represents home for New Zealand’s Jordy Seale, Jules Domine spends most of his time in Columbia discovering new rivers while studying the native culture and habitat and chose the Chiribiquete pictograms which is where he is working on his latest project, and Evan Moore chose the Tehipite valley, which is part of the middle Kings and close to where he grew up on the Kern river, to represent his upbringing as a kayaker. Marcus Cline is a Salt Lake-based artist known for blending his outdoor passions with his art. His work appears in a multitude of mediums and he has a long history as a whitewater guide and avid whitewater kayaker.

The Maximus Centurion is the latest addition to the popular and award-winning Maximus PFD platform. The Centurion is a Type 5 Rescue PFD featuring the Dynamic Suspension System (DSS). DSS features wide, contoured shoulder straps that allow an independently suspended front flotation panel to move with the paddler. The Centurion is as comfortable as it's predecessors, but with additional storage capacity and a redesigned top pocket that is more accessible. The vest comes standard with the accessory Belly Pocket that has two pockets and a magnetic closure knife sleeve for organizing essentials. Additionally, webbing adjustments have been moved to the front of the vest for easy fit adjustments. Made with all Gaia foam, the Centurion also features a quick-release safety harness with O-ring. The Centurion is USCG approved.


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