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Behind AT’s New Duraweave Innegra Paddles

At this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow, Confluence and AT Paddles unveiled what the company bills as a “gamechanger” in the whitewater paddle market: Duraweave™, a blend of polypropylene-based Innegra fiber that forms the lightest, strongest paddles on the market. Intrigued, we caught up with brainchild and product manager Hastings Blumer for the skinny. Here’s what we found:

The Enigma Behind Innegra: A Special PL Q&A with AT Product Manager Hastings Blumer On Its New Durweave Paddles

At this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow, Confluence and AT Paddles unveiled what the company bills as a “gamechanger” in the whitewater paddle market: Duraweave™, a blend of polypropylene-based Innegra fiber that forms the lightest, strongest paddles on the market. Intrigued, we caught up with brainchild and product manager Hastings Blumer for the skinny. Here’s what we found:

New Zealand Nabs Its First Whitewater Park

Founded in 2003 by Scott Shipley, S2o Design and Engineering recently completed New Zealand’s first in-stream whitewater park, the Camphill Surf Park, near Wanaka on the South Island, and it is earning rave reviews by boaters of all abilities.

Kevin Callan’s Top 50 Canoe Trips

Wondering where to canoe in Canada? Here are the 50 best canoe routes of Ontario as chosen by one of Canada's most famous paddlers. Bring your hockey stick and Kokanee...

It’s River Permit Time!

It's that time of year again...permit season. And unless you have some sort of hidden redeeming quality that gets you invited along, if you don't play the game you might not get to paddle one of the nation's top multi-day river runs. So here's PL's list of how to score your own permit so you can call the shots...(Plus, everything you ever wated to know about obtaining a Grand permit)

Testing the New VIO POV1 Helmet Cam

To get that great action footage, more and more paddlers are switching to a CMOS camera and Digital Video Recorder (DVR) instead of the traditional mini DV cam. It's the most compact and “clean” (i.e. fewest cables) video system on the market, and uses less power. PL's man in the field Mike Stoll puts it through its paces...

Definition of An Epic

One thing is certain about Arizona paddling: If there's water, you best be out there gettin' er' done. Early December brought epic rains to the Grand Canyon State and Cody Howard laid down the guantlet, finishing a first descent of the aptly named Snafu Gorge. Paddling Life publishes his trip report.
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