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Mana Hoe - Paddles by El Rico
« on: Tue, Oct 05, 2010, 12:08 PM »
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After suffering from a shoulder injury I started creating my own Hoe to fit my need to recovery without to have to stop Paddling, -Mana Hoe- concept was born.
Helm at maximizing comfort and stroke effect while paddling on long distance in endurance sea crossing Mana Hoe Paddle have been developed for minimizing the impact on Cartilage and bone friction by a new interesting concept of Paddles with Ergonomic shaft and biomechanic Handle who respect the wrist , elbow and shoulder physiology.




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Wide and scooped Rapa (Blade) Giving good water feel while paddling..the touch.

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Re: Mana Hoe - Paddles by El Rico
« Reply #1 on: Tue, Oct 05, 2010, 12:21 PM »

Step 1:
Mana Hoe - handle. Shaping carefully to achieve a Physiologically friendly hand made handle to fit the palm.


Step 2: Profile and alignment


Step 3: The Palm curb


Step 4: The easy grip fit.




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Re: Mana Hoe - Paddles by El Rico
« Reply #2 on: Tue, Oct 05, 2010, 12:22 PM »


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Bringing the Unique and artistic together for water connection.
Hoe are the carrier of your Mana as it propulse your body over the water ..it generate a great energy inside the water and do become your direct Link to Tangaroa (Sea God)..the way you paddle is your 'Mana' signature.


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Re: Mana Hoe - Paddles by El Rico
« Reply #3 on: Tue, Oct 05, 2010, 12:24 PM »


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Custom Va'a Paddle 'Hoe'.
Triple bent Ergonomic design, exotic combination of hard and light wood for maximum performance, ccooped rapa (Blade),
easy grip handle and biomechanic.


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Re: Mana Hoe - Paddles by El Rico
« Reply #4 on: Tue, Oct 05, 2010, 12:27 PM »


Quote from: El Rico
-MANA HOE-
HAND CARVED PADDLE SET:
1 short Single Bent shaft with ergonomic handle
2 Long Steering HOE with custom RAPA 'HINANO'
3 Biometric Triple bent shaft with ergonomic handle.


Those are paddles he made for himself, but he will make custom paddles for interested people as well. Simply drop him a note.

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