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Stunning Seakayak images from Norway you must see.

Happy to share some amazing sea kayak photos by Tomasz Furmanek, amateur kayaker and adventure photographer.  It is truly an honor to see Werner Paddles taking paddlers to these breath taking settings.  Please click ...

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Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours.

Happy Thanksgiving Day from the family at Werner Paddles.  As we all take time to reflect on what we are thankful for this year, both behind us and ahead, we are take great pleasure in saying how much we appreciate all those who have supported us.  Celebrating our 50th year of handc ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

Whitewater Wednesday. Hannah Ray at Charles City Whitewater.

Whitewater Wednesday takes us to the Charles City Whitewater Park! Here is our good friend Hannah Ray getting her lean on using her ...

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Kayak Fishing

Kayak Fish FRYDay.  A beautiful video on the art of fly tying, with Pat Cohen.

Werner Paddle's kayak fishing pro-staff from Cobleskill NY, Pat Cohen, has taken tying flies to an art form.  In an interview with Bloomberg Business complimenting their series of beautifully done short films, "Made," he had this to say. “There’s your ...

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Whitewater Wednesday.  Paying tribute to the end of the California Season with a trip on the Pit.

Werner Paddle's Whitewater Wednesday.  Ambassador Ian Janoska takes us to the Left Coast. "The end of October marks the unofficial end to the fall release season here in California, with the Pit 1 section of the Pit river in the town of Fall River capping it off. It had ...

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Catching up with Mom to be, Stand Up Paddler Lina Auagatis.

Werner Paddles caught up with our friend and Team member, stand up paddle athlete Lina Augaitis.  The Canadian went from the "one to watch" in 2013 to the 2014 Battle of the Paddle and World Series Cha ...

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“Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” Nominated as Nat Geo Adventure of the Year.

The time of the Year to vote for National Geographic Adventurer of the Year is upon us and we are honored to have Werner Paddles whitewater Team members, Ben Stookesbury, Kris Korbulic, Ben Marr and their friend Pedro Oliva, nominated.  Their four-person team made the first descent ...

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Throwback Thursday.  SUP surf innovation continues with new Rip Stick

Today's Throw Back Thursday looks at our new Rip Stick SUP paddle, designed specifically for surfing.  #‎TBT‬ to 2008 and our first innovation for surf, the 7 degree blade offset. Fast forward to 2015 and we've now incoporated that offset and added new design innovations with the Rip Stick. ...

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This Whitewater Wednesday, we Thank our Veterans.

Whitewater Wednesday. Today we would like to recognize all of the veterans of the armed forces that help protect our freedom. Thank you for your service. As a part of our Healthy Waters Initiative, it is an honor to support Team River Runner USA. For decades they have used ri ...

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Small Fit Wins SUPConnect’s Gear of the Year - Paddle 2015

  Stand up paddling is a competitive sport- both on the water and in business. Anytime we can be on the top of the podium we are thankful.  We must admit, however, ...

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Kayak Fishing

Kayak Fish FRYDay.  Adirondack sunset trumps getting skunked.

Kayak Fish FRYDay.  A friendly reminder from your fellow anglers at Werner Paddles, let's not get caught up in all the details.  Enjoy the time outside and the rest will sort itself out.  Lower Saranac Lake, Adirondack Mountains, NY.  This late fall sunset more than made up for the fact that the fish were takin ...

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World Champion-Rowan Stuart.  “To Race or Not to Race.” A Green Race Tale.

Rowan Stuart is one of the most talented freestyle paddlers in the world. If you not have not seen first hand evidence of her destroying features, the proof is in the medals.  Countless podiums in her career, topped by the 2013 ICF Freestyle Gold as a junior and a Top 10 in her first year surfing against the women in 2015. & ...

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Throwback Thursday. V29.  20 Years of the Green Race

Werner Paddles-Throwback Thursday V29.  Today we look back 20 years, #TBT to 1996 and the very first Green Race.   I started writing this post (I, Danny Mongno, Werner-Marketing) with the intent of doing this long history piece on the Green Race.  Yes, 20 Years ...

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Whitewater Wednesday. V 37.  Right Coast Rains.  Video of some Pennsylvania Stouts.

Autumn rains have pounded the Eastern US this fall and have served up some amazing high water creek boating for the ladies and gents of the Right Coast.  Watch as we have some great steep creek runs from Pennsylvania with Demshitz Jared Seiler and Knox Hammack.  One of the highlights of the video is at 1:20, where ...

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Sea Kayak Report.  Watch the 2015 Lumpy Waters Symposium recap Video.

Congrats to our friends at Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe for putting on yet another amazing "Lumpy Waters Sea Kayak Symposium," at Pacific City, Oregon.  The 7th year of the event, it has become one of the premiere rough water, ...

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