Nov 22

With Gratitude.. Happy Thanksgiving..love Quickblade

As a friend said the other day “Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because for one day each year, everyone is focused on one thing. Gratitude” Which got us thinking here at QB…what are we grateful for? We are grateful for our roots, our families who have each given us all they could, the best they could …

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Nov 14

QB Team: Derek Schrotter from China to Chattajack

Our good friend Derek Schrotter runs Paddle Sport Performance, one of our leading Canadian retailers. Not only a kick arse member of the QB family – Derek (seemingly like all Canadians) was born paddling. He has competed on an international level in C1 canoe as well as Dragonboat and of course, SUP.  At the Chattajack, …

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Oct 13

Love Letter to Chattajack

written by Chris, our in house photo/video guy this is a post about the Chattajack race in October. He has completed the 32 mile event four years in a row on a prone board. This year he will be going for his 5th.  In late October, the annual pilgrimage of all types of water craft …

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Jul 18

QB FAQ: What Length Should My Paddle Be??

In this FAQ video, Jimmy discusses the long debated question.. what length paddle should I get??

Jul 18

Jimmy and Larry Cain

In this video, Jimmy reviews his story with his good friend and paddler, Larry Cain.

Jul 18

The Lap

Roland Muhlen – most of you may not know that name. But around Quickblade, he is a thing of legend. One of the coaches that Jimmy most often refers to – Roland was his first C1 Coach. And was himself, a member of numerous Olympic Canoe teams. One spring day a sprinter van with a …

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Nov 22

Work off that Turkey at QB! Flume Dates with Jimmy!!

  The day after Thanksgiving… known as “black friday” — if you would rather not wrestle your neighbor at the check out line for that last half off toy for your kids… may we make a different suggestion?? We are opening the flume for a special set of days to work with Jimmy at QB …

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Aug 17

The Ladies at Jamie’s Race

As mentioned in our previous post – the Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival was a tremendous success on all levels. From the opening 5 mile and 1 mile races to the exciting Survivor series- the full day of racing went by in a blink of an eye. Of all the races over the weekend none was more …

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Aug 17

Now that’s a TRIFECTA (and then some) -The Guys at Jamie’s Race!

This past weekend was the inaugural Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival. The brainchild of our own Jamie Mitchell, this event was a world class paddle race in a family friendly, fun atmosphere. The crown jewel was Jamie’s innovative Survivor Format. A last man standing kind of race series that features five races in one. Competitors race an M course …

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Jun 29

Be a Part of the Revamped QB Web Site!

For over 9 years the front page of the Quickblade website has greeted excited paddlers as they start their quest to their perfect paddle. Times are a changing…..60% of you are visiting us from your mobile devices, but our site is not very mobile friendly. Well, in about 4 weeks we will begin to roll out …

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