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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 13. Grand Canyon Expedition. Blind.

Quite possibly one of the most historic expeditions Werner Paddles has ever sponsored, is when Erik Weihenmayer and Lonnie Bedwell paddled 277 miles through the Grand Canyon, blind. ...

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Ladies of Lochsa 2015

"Local paddler and friend Brooke Hess organized the 2nd annual "Ladies on the Lochsa".  Last year we had 14 RAD women running the river at once, and it wa ...

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Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 14. Photographer Takeover. Barny Young.

Barny Young is an expedition based paddler from New Zealand. Always looking forward to the next mission or party. Life is short so live it to the full! Paddler: Jordy Searle lining up a big boof on the Rio Preto- Brazil   Whit ...

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Upper Sultan River Release

Words and photos from Werner Paddles Senior Engineer, Tammy Ritchey. After a 10 year water flow study, American Whitewater in conjunction with the Snohomish PUD, conducted a rare ...

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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 12. SUP Whitewater Pioneer, Nikki Gregg.

Interview by: Werner Paddles Marketing Associate - Trent Tullis I had the oppurtunity to talk to one of the most down to earth people I've ever met, Nikki Gregg, late last week. If you ever get the chance to talk with her, make sure you do. Personally, I've been getting into the SUP WW scene at the loca ...

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Kayak Fishing

Lone Star Kayak Fishing Series

Werner Paddles Pro-Staff Jeff Herman was at the first event of the Lone Star Kayak Fishing Series last weekend and it was a HUGE success! 176 entries easily makes this the biggest Texas Kayak Fishing Event! Check out the photos! Lone Star Eve ...

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Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 13. Photographer Takeover. Dave Fusilli.

I'm from the great state of Pennsylvania, but recently moved to Underwood, Washington.  I've been kayaking most of my life and involved with media associated with the sport for 8 years.  There is no turning back for me.  My passion for rivers has been a part of my entire life.  I will be traveling around in ...

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Men’s Journal Top 50 Adventurers

Men's Journal just announced their top 50 most adventurous men and a few Werner athletes made the list! In no particular order: Ben Stookesberry Chris Korbulic Erik Weinhenmeyer Check out the entire list here: http: ...

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Kayak Fishing

Hooked Paddle Length

With countless hours of testing, both in R&D and with our pro-staff, in sit on top, sit inside and variable height fishing boats we are confident we have perfected the kayak fishing paddle length chart. Simply match your craft, your height, and find the perfect length for you. Now there has been some discussion of adju ...

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Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 12. Photographer Takeover. Peter Holcombe.

For the next few weeks, Werner Paddles would like to give the stage to some of our very talented photographers. First up, is Peter Holcombe. I have been photographing as long as I can remember and grew up printi ...

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China Red Bull Kayak Mania

Words from Werner Paddles Team Paddler and Jackson Kayaks Nick Troutman: It all started with an email from some guy I have never met, inviting me to come to China for a Red Bull Kayak event. Naturally I was intrigued with this mysterious event in a fa ...

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CCK Opening Day and Fundraiser!

Words from Werner Paddles Team Paddler and Jackson Kayaks very own Emily Jackson:   This year was my first time attending CCK’s opening day on the South Fork of the American. All I could say was WOW. What a turn out! We had fu ...

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Hooked Measuring a Fish

Quite a few people have been asking lately why we do not put a measuring tape on our paddles, here is our answer. ...

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Grand Canyon named #1 Most Endangered River for 2015

It is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is a World Heritage Site and one of our most treasured National Parks. And now it is the Most Endangered River in the nation. It’s the ...

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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 10. Smart-View Adjustable Ferrule.

Werner Paddle's Throw Back Thursday Vol. 10, will look back to the introduction of our adustable ferrule system in 2003. The traditional push button ferrule system, with its tendency to loosen over time and giving a limited number of feather options, was laid to waste by the ...

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Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 11. Stand up Paddling the Grand Canyon.

Whitewater Wednesday Volume 11 looks at stand up paddling on the Colorado, though the Grand Canyon.  In December of 2014 Werner Paddle's athlete Spencer Lacey paddled it self-support (carrying all his gear, even his groover.) ...

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Kayak Fishing

Kayak Fishing. Werner Paddles pro-staff have success at the AFWC

The AFWC (Adventure Fishing World Championship) is a new format of kayak fishing that combines: fishing, strategy, navigation and paddling resulting in a true Adventure!  Teams of two anglers compete to reach and catch fish at 3 to 5 eligible checkpoints, in any order,and return to the start/finish before checking at 5P ...

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Stand Up Paddle Team Rider, Justin Schaay, races South Africa’s “Dusi.”

Werner Paddles Stand up team rider, Justin Schaay, talks about his winter and experience in South Africa. After a fews days of winter and not too much going on I started searching for a little adventure.  I had been consider ...

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Werner Paddles. Stand Up Paddle instructional series.

Here at Werner Paddles, we want to go beyond just designing and building Ultimate Paddle Performance, we want to help you strive to be the best paddler you can be.  For all the stand up paddlers out there, we want to introduce you to our instructional series.  Here is our "Gett ...

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Throw Back Thursday. Volume 9. Hansen’s Surfboards celebrates 50 years.

Today's Werner Paddle's Throw Back Thursday-Volume 9, celebrates one of our stand up paddle shops, "Hansens" in Encinitas California.  Like Werner, Hansen's Surf Shop is ...

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Whitewater Wednesday-Volume 10. Demshitz wins PA’s Shohola race.

Down river racing is the hot topic these days in white water and now it is coming to the Poconos. With some actual signs of Spring weather in the air, Mid-Atlantic boaters met at PA's "Shohola River," to see who was the Top Dog.  When the results were in, Werner Paddle's ...

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