The Feather Rap

Everyone is fishing for the right feather. My ideas… I was the original proponent of 45 degree feather paddles, beginning  around 1981. Up until then 90′ feathers were pretty much the only  available commercial feather based on old European theories about...

Stroke Theory

What follows is a discussion of my ideas about stroke dynamics. It’s an  evolving science with abundant subjective input and assertions ruling  the day. My ideas come from studying what makes powerful strokes and  what it takes to paddle hard all day- in...

Trik Style

What’s this “TRIK STYLE” blade shape all about and why do I feel it is the  best configuration I make? Trik style means the blade is centered on the shaft- like a canoe paddle. It means the paddle will do equally  powerful forward and backward...