New York Outrigger is proud to announce Xylo bladz as a sponsor of the 2012 Liberty Challenge on June 23.
Xylo bladz has been creating custom outrigger canoe paddles in Queensland, Australia since 1986. Originally founded by Slim and Almut Strecker as Timber Treasures, a custom cabinetmaking business, the company moved into paddle making when the couple’s son, Marty Strecker, took over. Xylo custom makes outrigger canoe paddles to feature original designs and options. They have a keen interest in aiding outrigger’s development as a sport, and train and participate in regional and international events. Xylo bladz exports to mostly to Hawaii, California, Canada, New Zealand, Asia, the Pacific islands and Europe. Through strong ties in the paddling community and feedback from top paddlers, Xylobladz has developed a world renowned reputation for high quality custom paddles. For more information, visit http://www.xylobladz.com/