Chaco and NRS Release Limited-Edition Sandal to Support Diversify Whitewater


Two brands born on the river reunite for a fanfavorite collaboration

Chaco Footwear, the outdoor lifestyle brand known for its iconic Z/Sandals, has launched its latest collaboration with Northwest River Supply (NRS), a brand synonymous with rugged, reliable water sports
equipment. Plus, to support the water sports community, $10 of each sale from this collection will be donated to
Diversify Whitewater, a nonprofit organization that works to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in paddle sports by holding free community paddling events.

“At NRS, we are committed to cultivating common ground, making outdoor recreation welcoming and accessible to alland building a bigger tent of people who care about the outdoors,” said Mark Deming, Chief Marketing Officer at NRS. “Diversify Whitewater and Chaco have been great partners in this work, and this collaboration gives us an opportunity to have some fun on the water, while giving back.”

The Chaco x NRS Collection is available in Chaco’s Z/1 and Z/2 Classic styles in both men’s and women’s sizing and feature limitededition webbing inspired by NRS’ iconic blue and yellow tiedown straps. The unique webbing adds a touch of color and style and pays homage to both brands’ rich heritage on the river.

“We first launched a collection with NRS in 2018 and our loyal Chaco lovers have wanted a relaunch of the iconic collaboration. We’re excited to give the ChacoNation what they’ve been asking for,” said Lauren Poole, Sr. Director of Marketing at Chaco. “Our Z/Sandals are made for adventures on the water. We’re thrilled to partner again with NRS, another iconic river brand, and support Diversify Whitewater to encourage more people to try paddle sports for the first time.”

Featuring fully adjustable straps for a customized fit and Chaco’s podiatristcertified LUVSEAT footbeds for premium arch support, the Chaco x NRS sandals ensure allday comfort for water enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The sandals are also fully repairable at Chaco’s ReChaco facility and have webbings made with recycled REPREVE materials.

The Chaco x NRS collaboration will be available to the public on June 8th. They can
be purchased on both brands’ websites and retail for $100. You can shop and learn
more about the collection here: or


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