Industry News | Werner Paddles Introduces Rip Stick
by Werner Paddles
One design won't get it done when it comes to excelling in the variety of conditions we are faced with. It's as natural as the salt scented air we breathe to need a quiver of boards. As SUP surfers we need to start thinking, not just about our boards, but our paddle. Why would a paddle designed for race, or versatile use be expected to perform at a high level in the surf? Werner Paddles has invested in the wave rider. The Rip Stick is the answer to what surfers want. More power from a smaller blade. Smaller blade size means a higher cadence for bursts of speed, with a low-profile that won't trip up when executing turns. To generate more power, we developed a double concave dihedral in the power face of the blade. The power pockets created accelerate you into more waves, outrace outside sets and blast over foam piles. Along with more power the double concave shape of the blade face creates a super stable stroke, for all the crazy angles you find yourself paddling. With softer overall flex and wide range of fit options we now offer the surfer a paddle truly specific to the sport.
For more details on the Rip Stick visit Werner’s website.