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Werner RIO Name:
Werner RIO

River Running

Rio FG IM | mid-size blade

  • MSRP:
    Straight Shaft $174
    (prices are in U.S. currency)

    The Rio FG IM offers an advanced river running blade design at an introductory price point. Mid size blades are so well balanced and easy to use that we highly recommend the Rio FG IM for all entrants into whitewater who demand great paddle performance.

    • Fiberglass reinforced nylon mid-size blades are easy to use
    • River running design is stable and balanced
    • Premium carbon blend shaft has our legendary bomber strength
    • 2-piece available for inflatable kayaks
    Surface Area 655 sq cm
    Blade Length x Width 41 x 19.5cm
    Weight for 197cm
    Straight Shaft 1077g/38 oz
    Recommended Length 191-200cm
    Available Lengths:
    Straight Shaft 184-230cm


    Create a custom fitting paddle to increase your performance, reduce your fatigue and have more fun on the water. The Rio FG IM comes standard with our fiberglass reinforced nylon blades in our Premium carbon blend straight shaft. You choose either our Standard or Small Diameter shafts. Then use your height and boat width to determine the correct paddle length. Visit Werner's Fit Guide to customize your paddle.

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