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The wealth of information found in our Articles catalog is unmatched in the industry: Gear Review, Kids & Paddling, tales of Whitewater River Adventures, Rolling Concepts, Technique/Skill Development, Women & Paddling, Guest Articles, and stories that capture River Magic. You will find spending time reading the articles posted both informative and entertaining. And we always welcome articles from you to share in our Guest Articles section.

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Gear Review
Wave Sport's Newest - Hans Nutz: Designing for the Future

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10-31-2011

What we we look for out of boat designers is coming out with something that gives us an excuse to buy a new boat! We don't want yesterday's do-over. We want new! Progressive! Pushing the envelope!  It is with high expectation that we welcome Hans Nutz-Wave Sport's new boat designer. We asked Hans to take a break for a few minutes to talk about who he is/where he came from/where he sees Wave Sport going...






Size Does Count by Sam Ovett

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09-02-2011

The right size gear is as important as the newest and/or greatest gear. No matter how little or much money you spend on gear, if it does not fit right, it is not doing its job.






What makes an AT feel so right

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06-22-2011

The science behind why AT paddles feel so good in your hands.






Project X v the All Star

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01-04-2011
Project X v the All Star:
-an insightful comparison by Sam Ovett





Initial Beta on the Wave Sport Project X

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12-23-2010
The rather drawn-out anticipation for the new Wave Sport design is over. The Project X is here, and real humans actually have them out on the water! Read more....





Debut of the Wave Sport Project X

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09-21-2010
With a completely new look, new aggressive performance features, and a blazing white outfitting system, the Project X delivers the extreme whitewater performance for which Wave Sport is known.





ARTICLE: Hand Placement on a Kayak Paddle

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06-25-2009

I have personally always used the following pitch when someone asks about a bent shaft paddle:

  • If you have wrist/joint issues use a bent shaft
  • If you have an extra $100 to spend, a bent shaft is for you
  • If it feels good in your hands when you pick it up, definitely buy one.

Having neither wrist issues, nor an extra $100 burning a hole in my pocket, I just never really even gave second thought to my own personal paddle. I survived the drama of switching from a wooden paddle to a synthetic. That was enough “modern” for me...until I made the mistake of testing out one of our AT bent shaft paddles…..






Seat Position in the Habitat

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05-09-2009
Then the other day I was perusing the new Wave Sport website, which is pretty snazzy by the way, and got into reading some of the post on their forum. Kelsey Thompson had an interesting point as to where the seat should be positioned to get the boat to peak performance.





Review of the 2009 Wave Sport Diesel

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01-21-2009
If I had to write a short pitch for the 09 Diesel I would use words such as predictable, stable, fast, and easily controlled and rolled. Yes that is
correct, easier to roll. In the name of credibility I decided that the boat
needed to be tested for ease of rolling. Of course the fact that it has been 65 degrees today and sunny this afternoon helped! Ease is the optimum word. There feels like there is less width and the widest part of the boat is not in the center, but forward a little adds to very crisp and smooth rolls. This all equates to the paddler not having to work as hard to get around the boat to set up. As a kayak instructor that teaches rolling on a regular basis this is a welcome addition. Not to say that the original Diesels were hard to roll, but I think what it really comes down to is some minor “tweaks”, and that the sizes fit people better and being in a boat that you fit better in makes a difference.





2009 Diesel and Project 54cx Design Notes from Robert Peerson

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08-28-2008

With hype already building on what the new Wave Sport Diesel was going to be about, we tracked down Robert Peerson who is currently "product testing" in Colorado! We suspect the new composite Project is getting some good airtime out there!

 "We are enjoying our time in Colorado test paddling!!!!  Here are a few answers to your questions. Talk to you soon,"  Rob








 



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