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Interview with Fiona Wylde

So Fiona, you have recently joined the Starboard Dream Team, how does it feel to be competing with some of the world’s best paddlers? Did you think you would be a professional athlete when you were younger? -It is such an honor to be joining the Starboard Tiki Team! Having teammates that are the top in our sport in both ...

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Plastic Tides Erie Canal Expedition

Plastic Tides is commited to putting their bodies and minds on the line to confront an environmental catastrophe. Check out the trailer of their latest endeavor as Christian Shaw and Gordon Middleton paddle their way 240 miles in sub-zero temperatures. https://vimeo.com/11808308 ...

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton Paddling Act

We received an email this morning from the American Packrafting Association (APA) about the potential for paddlers to run rivers in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. See the press release below: After a year-and-a-half collaboration between paddlers, the National Park Service, and the Wyoming congressional de ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Photo(s) of the Day - Liam Field | Outlet Falls

15 year old Liam Field, with the youngest decent of the drop. Congrats buddy. Thanks to Paul Thompson Photography for the photos! ...

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50 Years

Throw Back Thursday. Volume 5.  Our staff on the water. Danielle Deforest 2000.

In Volume 5 of Werner Paddle's Throw Back Thursday, in celebration of 50 Years of Handcrafting paddles, we will start our tribute to our staff on the water.  One of the things that we pride ourselves on is that we are legitimate, we are paddlers and like every one of your paddling st ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 5. Top 10 Tips for Ecuador.

(NY's Dave Gardner has found a winter home in Ecuador with the great people at Small World Adventures. Photo George Fuller.) This week's < ...

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Kayak Touring50 Years

Throw Back Thursday. Volume 4.  Sea Kayaker Magazine, a voice and a friend for 30 Years.

Today's Werner Paddle's  #TBT Throwback Thursday, is for all of our touring customers and fans out there. As we look back over our 50 Years of Handcrafting Paddles, Sea Kayaker Magazine was there ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 4. The hike in.

Celebrate the river lifestyle.  Yes, the tag line for our Demshitz-Limited edition paddle, but has their been a more true statement about this sport we all love?  It's not, celebrate white water boat riding, because there is much more to the ad ...

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Werner Paddles-SUP Team, Fiona Wylde, reports from Stand Up World Tour 1.

17 year old waterwoman, Fiona Wylde, has had a pretty insane start to 2015 and just wrapped up her first big competition of the year with an awesome finish.  Resigning to be a part of the Werner Paddles family was exciting news but she then added on a new sponsor when she became part of ...

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Kayak Fishing

Possible First Billfish caught from a Kraken

Werner Paddles Pro-Staff, Shawn Zenor, lands a 78.3lb billfish in Hawaii. Quite possibly the first billfish landed from a Jackson Kayaks Kraken. ...

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Kayak Fishing50 Years

Throw Back Thursday. Volume 3. Kayak angler, Jim Sammons, anchors the Team.

The date is not 100% clear, but we have it pinned down pretty close.  For  Volume 3 of  Werner Paddle's "Throwback Thursday" we look back to 2004-2005, at least a decade ago, to look at our first official kayak fishing team paddler, Jim Sammons. ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 3. Thanks to all you raft guides out there.

In this edition of Werner Paddles, "Whitewater Wednesday," we want to thank all of you raft guides out there.  Living the river lifestyle while pushing rubber and making jokes for tips.  Keeping your guests safe, while keeping them on the edges of their seats.  F ...

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