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Werner Paddles


Quiet, smooth and elegant low angle foam core paddle.
Werner Paddles-Athena
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Athena: Greek goddess of wisdom

The Athena's smaller Performance Core blades pull effortlessly through each stroke allowing you to use a faster cadence when you want to get up to cruising speed. Exceptionally quiet, light and buoyant, the Athena is the smart choice for smaller paddlers who have a low-angle style of paddling.


  • Small-sized blades are gentle on your joints and allow a faster cadence.
  • Performance Core blades are buoyant, lightweight, and quiet.
  • Smooth forward strokes make paddling all day feel effortless.
  • Werner's lightest, most elegant touring design.
  • Low angle paddling is the most common paddling style using a more casual cadence.
  • Smart-View Adjustable Ferrule looks and feels like a 1-piece paddle.
  • Straight shaft carbon provides a more traditional feeling.
  • Standard and small diameter shaft sizes ensure you get a proper fit.

More Info

Surface Area: 550 sq cm 
Blade Length x Width: 48 x 15 cm 
Weight for 220cm Straight Shaft: 638 g / 22.5 oz


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Small Shaft Athena (Carbon) Werner Paddle rating
This was a purchase for my wife, who is new to paddling. We did not know that Werner made the small shaft version until shopping at Rutabaga. It has made a big difference in her comfort level. She had not realized how much strain she was putting on her hands and wrists until she used this paddle. She is extremely pleased with the product.

Reviewed by:Steven Claggfrom Bonita Springs, FL. on 12/22/2011