GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 26, 2016) — Adventure Technology announces today that its coveted Elite Series touring and whitewater paddles will now be available in a straight shaft option featuring AT’s proprietary carbon and carbon DuraweaveTM constructions, making these best-in-class paddles stronger, lighter and more powerful than ever before.
The AT Elite Series is known for its innovative technology that stands well above the competition. All AT Elite Series paddles come standard with light, stiff and buoyant foam core blades, durable Dynel blade trim for maximum impact and abrasion resistance, a new advanced resin system with a superior strength-to-weight ratio, and AT’s proprietary Duraweave construction.
New Whitewater Elite Series
The improved AT2 Carbon and new AT5 Carbon are the first Elite Series whitewater paddles to feature AT’s legendary blade design with the option to choose either a traditional straight shaft or AT’s patented ergonomic bent shaft with Full Control Grip. They feature an optimized construction that is now lighter, stronger and more reliable than ever. Available in both bent and straight shaft options and featuring AT’s proprietary Carbon Duraweave construction with InnegraTM for blades with maximum stiffness and improved puncture resistance and shafts with increased primary and secondary strength.
AT2 Carbon – The legendary AT2’s time-tested and proven versatile performance blade shape is reimagined with an optimized construction and shaft options (710cm2). MSRP: Straight shaft: $350, bent shaft: $450
AT5 Carbon – The new AT5 Carbon, a slightly larger version of the AT2, is designed for amplified stroke power and maximum control in the most demanding conditions (735cm2). MSRP: Straight shaft: $350, bent shaft: $450
Elite Touring Series
The new Atlas Carbon and improved Exodus Carbon are the first Elite Series touring paddles to feature AT’s legendary blade design with the option to choose either a traditional straight shaft or AT’s patented ergonomic bent shaft. They feature an optimized construction that is now lighter, stronger and more reliable than ever thanks to AT’s proprietary carbon construction. The paddles feature Dynel trim for enhanced abrasion resistance, ensuring superior performance in a comfortable design that can be paddled for hours on end.
Atlas Carbon – A powerful high-angle touring paddle available in both straight and bent shaft options that deliver performance and control in all conditions. The lightweight carbon fiber construction with abrasion-resistant Dynel edging provides strength, power, and effortless agility. MSRP: Straight shaft: $400, Bent shaft: $475
Exodus Carbon – This newly redesigned elite touring paddle is now available in straight or bent shaft options and features enhanced carbon construction with a slightly modified blade shape. The updated Dynel-protected blade provides improved durability while ensuring abrasion resistance. MSRP: Straight shaft: $400, Bent shaft: $475
About Adventure Technology®:
In 1993, an idea for the first, whitewater-specific, ergonomic paddle was born. That idea grew into Adventure Technology (AT), a paddle maker who doesn’t seek to “balance” adventure with technology, but rather seeks to push both concepts to the outer limits. AT now delivers premium whitewater, touring and fishing paddles known for excellence in design, craftsmanship and innovation. In 2009, AT joined the rest of the Confluence Outdoor family to continue its legacy of dedicated research and development, all in the name of a good adventure. www.atpaddles.com
Wilderness Systems · Perception · Dagger · Mad River Canoe Harmony · Adventure Technology · Boardworks