ZSS Paddling Equipment (formerly Zenith Sport Sciences; founded 2002), prides itself on providing paddlers worldwide with quality canoe/kayak products and services.
We constantly evaluate the paddling market to ensure our products and services are competitive or surpass those of other suppliers.
ZSS is continually looking to evolve its products and services in line with new technologies and evolving designs.
ZSS founder John Wilkie, has has been involved with sport of canoe/kayak since the age of 13. As an athlete John represented Australia for numerous years on the International stage, representing Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in the Men’s Slalom Kayak event.
As a coach John represented Austria at the 2004 Athens Olympics and has coached a number of Australian and international team members.
John’s passion, knowledge and experience is unique and provides ZSS with the ability to provide customers with information they need to enjoy whatever their ambitions on the water may be.
Multiple Australian and NSW Slalom and Wildwater Champion
2009 Avon Descent Winner (Fastest Single)
2014 & 2015 State Open Ski Relay Champion
2016 Australian Open Single Ski Finalist
Nylon/Fibreglass (Plastic) Blade Paddles
The blades are a great low cost, durable option for paddlers looking for the efficiency a wing paddle can provide. The blade shape is designed to assist paddlers in optimising their technique whether it be on the rapids, flat water or in the ocean.
Dura Series Kevlar/Fibreglass Blade Paddles
A great option for surf and river racing, this paddle series has been designed for those paddlers who are seeking a low-cost paddle to fill the void between the more expensive carbon range and the basic entry level plastic composite blades. But don’t be fooled by the price. These paddles come with the same high quality carbon shafts provided on our carbon range paddles and with tried and tested Kevlar/Glass blades from Maxpaddle in South Africa.
Genesis, Genesis Evo and Evolve Carbon Paddle Series
ZSS carbon fibre paddles represent the highest quality in construction and finish. The quality of construction and finish of these carbon paddles is second to none. These are truly a $600+ paddle with a $200 saving…you get a sale price every day of the year. CNC machined high-density foam core is sandwiched by aero-grade quality carbon fibre cloth with an epoxy matrix. Machined aluminium heated molds provide the ability to produce a superb gloss finish. Reinforcing is provided in critical areas to ensure these blades will stand up to the rigors of surf racing. These blade are constructed to meet the demands of flat water and surf paddlers world wide. The construction of these blades is made to the specifications of Zenith Sport Sciences and is designed for paddlers by a paddler.
What People are Saying
“A Great Find”
“Could not be happier with the honest service and advice provided by John at ZSS. Will be back for sure.”
“Fabulous & flawless service”
“I was intent on purchasing a much more expensive paddle but John assessed my needs and the paddling I intended to do and in the end provided me with an option that was less expensive but more suited to my requirements .”
“Best value dealer in WA”
“Not the first purchase I have made through ZSS and definitely won’t be the last. Very pleased”
“Knowledgeable and experienced”
“John has a wealth of knowledge about equipment construction, repair and suitability. Saved me a lot of unnecessary searching and money. Couldn’t be happier.”
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