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ZSS Paddling Equipment



Specialising in paddling equipment, coaching and repairs

Vaikobi Ocean Performance – VDRY Performance vest now available

ZSS Paddling Equipment is now stocking numerous items from the Vaikobi range. We are offering the range at less than recommended retail price to offer WA customers that little bit of extra value. Vaikobi spends considerable time working with some of the worlds best...

ZSS Demo Day – Mandurah

Our next demo day is in Mandurah Mandurah Demo Day – 8am-9.30am Saturday, 23rd June (Mandurah Ocean Club; Old Sailing Club, 1 Halls Head Parade, Halls Head) Please ensure you register your interest by contacting us via one of the...

Nordic Kayaks – Who are they and what are they about?

Founding of Nordic Kayaks Nordic Kayaks (NK) is a Swedish company, dedicated to the development, manufacturing and marketing of state-of-the-art surfskis – relying on a combination of CAD and traditional drafting skills, with input from experienced elite paddlers and...

ZSS Demo Days – Paddles, Skis and Kayaks

Our upcoming demo days are as follows: Sorrento Demo Day – 8am-9.30am Sunday, 10th June (Hillary’s Marina – beach immediately beside main boat ramps) Mandurah Demo Day – 8am-9.30am Saturday, 23rd June (Mandurah Ocean Club; Old...

ZSS Demo Day – SunSmart Paddle Challenge 2018 – Sunday, 27th May

SunSmart Paddle Challenge 2018 – Sunday, 27th May ZSS paddling equipment will be supporting this year’s Paddle Challenge with prizes and will also have a display at the event. Enter now and take the opportunity to pay us a visit on the day. We will have numerous...
Our Brand

 Zenith Sport Sciences (ZSS), founded 2003, 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.


Our Founder

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

from $110

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.
from $230

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.
from $390

Evolve Series Carbon Paddle

The Evolve blade is a predictable and great blade choice for paddlers of all levels of ability. The tear drop blade has a small learning curve and paddlers will enjoy how quickly they become comfortable with it. Accompanied by an oval shaft, this blade is one you can just pick up and go with.
from $390

Genesis Series Carbon Paddle

The Genesis blade is at home in all conditions. The blade exhibits a great catch and just will not slip. The design allows for power production to be optimised and if you are stable in the boat you will get a great return. This blade shape is quickly becoming the most demanded in the world.
from $390

Genesis Evo Series Carbon Paddle

The Genesis Evo blade is an evolution of the popular Genesis blade. The blades exhibits all the same positive characteristics of the original Genesis blade but we have enhanced the stability at the front of the stroke allowing paddlers to be even more aggressive on the catch.
from $300

Carbon Cosmetic Seconds

Sometimes things just don’t go to plan. Rather than trying to hide our mistakes we own up to them and give the customer the opportunity to benefit from them. These blades are structurally
from $120

Demo/Second Hand Paddles

From time to time we sell our demo paddles, sponsored paddler paddles or find something lying behind the couch. When we do we offer them at a great price.

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”

“Another successful experience”


Hours of Operation
Available by appointment after 5.00pm
Available by appointment
Please feel free to call ZSS to arrange an appointment to view or demo or products

Drop Us a Line

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+61 (0) 411 394 277