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A PROPER WHITE RIVER EXPERIENCE IN WASHINGTON STATE

Photos and words by Aaron Black-Schmidt As I came around the bend in the river I saw it. A twisted jumble of tree roots and logs, silver and water-weathered that stretched across ...

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8 Weeks Out - SUP Race Training Series

Click the image above to go to the Intro Video. 8 Weeks Out - A Training Series to unleash your inner athlete! In this se ...

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FIRST WAVES STRIKE USS REQUIN

Written by: Ian Smith The USS Requin submarine is a floating museum of World War II era technology along Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh’s North Shore.  While educating and enchanting hundreds of thousands of visitors about life and science aboard a submarine, the ship often serves to divulge a m ...

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Stretching for Paddlers

Here in the U.S. we spend over 100 billion dollars per year on low back pain relief (trying to get it). What is most astounding about this is that most, if not all, low back pain is ...

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Team USA Takes Home Silver

This year I was asked to represent China for the 2018 ISA SUP World Championships as an athlete on Team USA. It has always been a dream of mine to represent my country on a global scale. When I was aske ...

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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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