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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 16. Team rider Dave Boehne pushing SUP surf limits.

In Throw Back Thursday Volume-16, we look back 6 years to our friend and Werner Paddle's Team rider, Dave Boehne, to see how far he was pushing the limits of stand up paddle surfing but also to see how far it has come since then.  #TBT to 2009, California, Dave and his friends s ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Emily Jackson - Personal First Descent

Personal First Descent: Bear Creek Canyon The Power on Inconvenience   In the first weekend of May I had the pleasure of jumping on a new river: Bear Creek Canyon. My husband Nick, son Tucker and 2 dogs have been driving around state to state, river to river having fun at whatever park and play featur ...

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Kayak Touring

Easier paddling-Kayak Forward Stroke

Here at Werner Paddles, we live Ultimate Paddle Performance.  From our Advanced Design, to our Advanced Fits, you will feel the difference on the water once you have the perfect paddle for you.  But to working to imporve you ...

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Photo of the Day.  Stand Up Paddle white water search in the snow.

Werner Paddles southwest sale rep, Danielle Deforest in Colorado on search for some stand up paddle white water action.  A beautiful surprise for a mid-May day. ...

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50 Years

Throw Back Thursday. Volume 15.  Canadian rep Nikki Rekman canoeing back 1992.

Nikki Rekman, our friend and Western Canadian sales rep.  She is an avid paddler and loves her time in her canoe. (Far right in top photo In the bow bottom.) Werner Paddles Throw Back Thursday Volume 15, looks at our staff out o ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 16.3 Photographer Takeover. Eric Adsit.

A busy White Water Wednesday  here on May 13th, so today we find Eric Adsit.rounding out the end of the photographer takeover in Volume 16.3. Almost everything in whitewater happens fast, so capturing the essence of a whitewater trip presents a unique challenge and yields some really meaningful photos. Eric is the ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 16. Voyagers without Trace.  Retracing history on the Colorado.

In Volume 16 of Werner Paddle's White Water Wednesday, we look at the "Voyagers without Traces" expedition. Where does the history of modern paddling begin? For us, 1945, when our founder, ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 16.2. Nick Troutman takes you down Gore Canyon.

Guest blogger Nick Troutman gives us an added bonus, making for a White Water Wednesday extra addition, Volume 16.2.   Gore Canyon of the Colorado   "Gore Canyon is one of Colorado’s more famous runs, with big water, class 5 rapids and now a play park? It almost doesn’ ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Video of the Day. Joaquim Fontane Maso of Spain, going huge in Uganda.

Spanish white water kayak Team paddler, Quim Fontaine Maso, going HUGE in Uganda.  Thanks to our friends at System X for supporting such amazing European talents, it is going to be awesome seeing him represent his country at this Autumn's ...

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Kayak Fishing

Photo of the Day.  Tarpon fishing in Puerto Rico with Jim Sammons.

Joe Pulliam has been a friend to the folks at Werner Paddles for a LONG time.  Our sales director, Doug Ragan, went to work with Joe 20 years ago after he founded Dagger Kayak and Canoe.  The rest is history as the brand became the most powerful in the white water kayak world.  ...

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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 14.  Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium.

Throw Back Thursday Volume 14 focuses on the one and only, Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium. Leading up to the 2004 paddling season the owners of the Upper Penisula of Michigan based ...

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Photo of the Day.  Stand Up Paddle athlete, Spencer Lacey’s, sick white water sequence.

For decades the first weekend of May has been looked at with anticipation by Mid-Atlantic white water paddlers, for the coming of Cheat Fest.  Celebrating one of West Virginia's most classic runs.  2015 saw an added dimension to the festival as stand up paddle white water athlete Spencer Lacey, and ...

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