October 9, 2015
For over 50 years, Werner has been at the forefront of paddle design and innovation. With the recent release of the all new Werner Odachi, they have cemented themselves as a premier innovator in the whitewater industry. Werner took cues from previous paddle designs, as well as input from many of the world’s top paddlers,… View Article

Werner Powerhouse 4 Piece Breakdown Review – Mexicasual Edition

February 12, 2015
Werner Powerhouse 4-Piece Breakdown Review This past fall, I found myself drinking a delicious IPA across from Big-Water Bond as he slowly convinced me to purchase a ticket to Mexico city. I’ve been traveling for the past 4 winters, I said. I’m tired of lugging my gear all over the world, I said. I just… View Article

The 2014 Werner Soul Stand Up Paddle

November 1, 2013
The 2014 Werner Soul Stand Up Paddle At first glance, the 2014 Werner Soul appears to be just another fiberglass paddle in the upper $200 range. Upon closer inspection, you’ll realize that this paddle is MUCH, MUCH more than that. We were pleasantly surprised when we learned about all of the new technology that went… View Article

What’s The Best Whitewater Kayak Paddle?

June 27, 2013
The AT Eddy Paddle Does A Lot Of Things Well.


March 12, 2013
The Werner Powerhouse 4 Piece Breakdown Paddle By Kyle Smith Paddler size 5’9″ 197cm regular shaft “Well mate, do you think we should bring a breakdown?” “…Naw. It’s a short run.” The next thing I know, I’m C-1ing down the Arahura Gorge in New Zealand with half a carbon fiber paddle in my hands. Somewhere… View Article

7 Cool Items For Any Paddler – CKS Holiday Shopping Guide

November 29, 2012
7 Cool Items For Any Paddler – CKS Holiday Shopping Guide

The Werner Paddles Sho-Gun Review: Trip Report From Nepal

October 17, 2012
The Werner Paddles Sho-gun seemed like the clear choice for me as I wanted an elite big-water paddle with a large blade and maximum paddle power.

The Werner Stinger: A True Whitewater SUP Paddle

September 18, 2012
It’s called the Werner Stinger, and it’s packed with features designed specifically to make river SUP easier. This all new paddle is very easy to identify due to it unique shape.

Werner Nitro Carbon 1 Piece SUP Paddle Long Term Review

June 7, 2012
The Werner Nitro 1 piece SUP paddle is a gem of a SUP blade. It’s geared towards the paddler who prefers smoothness and quick precise strokes over raw power. The 1 piece design is super stiff and light as a feather.