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How to Build Emotional Resilience on the Water

According to the dictionary, resilience is defined as, 'the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.' A second definition is: 'the ability of a subs ...

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Reach for the Apex

  Werner Paddles’ new race model is the perfect choice for both elite and recreation stand up paddlers looking to reach the Apex of their performance. Achieving Ultimate Paddle Performance is at the core of our designs; we take pride in our craftsmanship which is evident every time you put your paddle in the water.< ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Grande Ronde Family Rafting Trip

This year we were invited on another family rafting trip down the Grande Ronde river in Oregon. Emily and were stoked to take the kids our on the river for a 5-day multi-day trip. What made it even better was the crew tha ...

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Kayak Fishing

Paddlesports Retailer 2018 - BEST PADDLE

  Paddlesports Retailer is a trade show, endorsed by the Paddlesports Trade Coalition, providing the premier commercial and cultural experience for exhibitors, retailers, media and industry advo ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Time To Make A Change

When I returned home from war, adjusting to civilian life was difficult.  Then, when a life-long friend, and brother of which I served with overseas, took his own life, it shook me to my core. After his tragic death, I dedicated my life to helping vets who struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Our non-profit organiz ...

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5 Key Points to ensure a successful intro to SUP for your kids

1. FUN! Most importantly keep it fun! Kids love FUN, games, anything that doesn't seem like work. They will like things like learning tricks, finding waves, playing games like handball while on the board, fun relay ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Enjoy a Wild and Scenic River in Idaho this summer.

Idaho is “The Whitewater State,” and it hosts some of the best Wild and Scenic rivers for whitewater paddle boating in the country. Not to mention it’s the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, which was signed in 1968 ...

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General

The 2018 Packraft Roundup

When you can put your boat and your paddle in your backpack, the world is your oyster. Packrafts – ultralight, ultra-packable inflatable rafts – have been quietly revolutionizing backcountry travel in Alaska and the Rocky Mountain stat ...

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Kayak Fishing

Eric Schrock: Remembering my Dad

This video is very special and sentimental to me as my dad was the photographer and he has passed away. He was my best fishing partner and together we grew in this sport. I couldn’t wait to share what I had learned from each fishing trip if he wasn’t with me, so in that essence I was never alone. My dad loved to fish as I ...

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Jim Baird Adventurer

Werner Paddles is excited to announce their inaugural canoe team athlete — Jim Baird. You may be familiar with Jim, and his brother Ted, as the season 4 winners of History Channel’s TV show ...

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3 Reasons to try SUP Yoga

I've been around paddlers and yogis for over 20 years and I've heard 'hardcore' paddlers make fun of SUP yoga and yogis treat it as a novelty fad. I always say: 'Don't dis it until you've tried it!' BTW, why is it so easy for humans to dis stuff we haven't tried? The health, body and wellnes ...

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Stand Up Paddling with Gators

While taking a day off from training for the upcoming season, I decided to take a walk on the wild side-paddling with gators. Myakka State Park in Florida is home to what is known as the Deep Hole, o ...

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