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Urban Oasis

Words by Bruce Furrer. Photos by Nataya Furrer. Silver Lake, located just South of Everett, is a small lake with a nice park and surrounding houses.  It provides a recreational oasis for the growing community.  I have fond memories of this lake.  Not far from the high school I attended, it provided a gathering s ...

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THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW

In collaboration with the University of Nottingham and ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. out of Bilston, England, Werner Paddles is donating composite materials for research in expanding composite recycling capabilities to ...

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Werner Paddles // COVID-19 Update

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Q AND A WITH KAYAK INSTRUCTOR CHEV DIXON

Photo by Lynda Shenkman IG @Kayakerlynda WERNER PADDLES:  We welcome Chev Dixon to the Werner Paddles Touring Team.  Chev thanks for chatting with us.  How long have you been padd ...

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China Trip- Detian Waterfall project

Written by Nick Troutman Our recent China trip came together almost like a dreamed reality. So, let me first take you back a couple years to when I saw a photo of the Detain waterfalls and immediately knew I wanted to ...

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SEA SNACKS FOR SEA KAYAKERS

Written by Werner Athlete Michelle Learned, photos by Jason Learned If someone were to ask me what I look forward to the most about overnight sea kayak touring in the Pacific Northwest, I’d have to say: < ...

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Whitewater in Meghalaya, with the SEND Crew

An extremely rare, clear day on the flight from New Delhi to Guwahati.  This flight path follows the Southern ridge of the Himalaya’s and delivers a spectacular view of the tallest mountain ...

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SCALE, A SEA KAYAKER’S PERSPECTIVE IN ALASKA

Cape Decision Alaska, Photo By Beau Gaughran Words by Ken Campbell Distances work differently up here, especially on the water. You might think you are only a mile or two away from that island over there, you mi ...

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WEST CHERRY CREEK WITH NICK TROUTMAN

By Nick Troutman This summer I was fortunate enough to join Dane for a lap down West Cheery Creek. I was beyond stoked as West Cherry, and especially the famous Graceland slide. I flew out met up with Dan ...

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THE ZAMBEZI BY SUP BY NADIA ALMUTI

Words by Nadia Almuti and Photos by Chantelle Melzer I’d seen the rapids of the Zambezi in whitewater films and iconic photos and dreamed of someday paddling that river. When I got a call from my frien ...

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SQUAMISH RIVER BY PACKRAFT

Watch a short video on the trip here https://vimeo.com/376907312 Photos, Video, and Words by Adam Ciuk On November 10th, four of us decided to packra ...

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LAKE MARY JANE PADDLEFEST WITH JESSICA CICHRA

Photo by B Tapes Media Words by Jessica Cichra We had a mission… to unite our community in peace, love and paddling through a charitable, eco-minded and inclusive eve ...

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