Switchblade was inspired during a long paddle on Puget Sound with my dog, Teva. She was tired from swimming, so I gave her a lift.

 I ended up paddling on my knees with the tide and wind against us. It was pretty awkward; I wished I could have been sitting. As a kid, I paddled these huge redwood boards on Catalina Island, and I thought people could benefit sitting on their paddle board like a kayak.

 A need became a passion. What started out as a way to make a paddle board able to conquer the wind, turned into a quest to create the most versatile paddle on the market.


Thank you for your interest in Switchblade Paddles-

Tad Arstein, Switchblade Paddles, LLC