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Team Werner made their mark in Pro, Open & Junior Divisions at the Pacific Paddle Games

photo: J Haworth One of the biggest events in competitive Stand Up Paddling did not disappoint, with Werner paddlers putting in impressive races in all divisions. The waves arrived and the weekend challenge ...

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Apex Voted Best Paddle at Paddle Expo

Werner Paddles is proud to announce that we took home the ‘Best Paddle’ award for our new Apex SUP model at Paddle Expo. Our new paddle is currently used by some of the top racers on the planet including Josh Riccio, Tyler Bashor, Dan Gavere , Lina Augaitis, Genna Flinkman and Mel Wygal. This paddle allows each stroke to e ...

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Plan your own SUP multi day trip

Having just finished being the first person to stand up paddle the 360-mile coast of Maine this summer, the number one question I get is "How?" I hope to demystify the "SUP Expedition" and get ...

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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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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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Find Your Zen

The Zen Ensō is one or two uninhibited brushstrokes drawn in a circle that express a moment when the mind is completely free to let the body create. That feeling is similar ...

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SUP Whitewater Expedition - First Descent of the Mountain River NWT

Written by Jimmy Martinello jimmymartinello.com The Crew: Jimmy Martinello, Todd Lawson, Dennis Flett and Jon Burak The Mountain River is one of the most sought-after whitewater journeys in Canada. The river is a tributary of the mighty Mackenz ...

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SUP Equipment Choices with Josh Riccio

Fresh off of his 1st place finish in the stock 14' SUP division at the Molokai 2 Oahu race, Werner team rider Josh Riccio gives us some insight as to why he uses the Grand Prix 86.  ...

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Fiona Wylde earns her first World Title

Werner Team Paddler Fiona Wylde earns her first stand up paddling world title with wins in the long distance, sprints and overall on Maui at the World Series Final. W ...

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Iowa SUP surfing.  Hannah Ray Childs BLOWING up.

The progression of SUP surfing is insane right now and paddlers are making super hard moves look so smooth. Werner Paddle's ambassador, Hannah Ray Childs is one. Watch as she "shove-its" and flat spins like mad on Iowa's Charles City wave. Learn more about this awesome wave, built for whitewater kayak and stand up pa ...

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