About Us

Obey is a New Zealand company based in Rotorua and owned by local kayaker Phill McIntyre. With over 20 years paddling experience both locally and representing New Zealand overseas, Phill is aware of what is required from a high performance paddle.

Phill’s extensive experience working with composite materials, designing and moulding a range of sports equipment has enabled him to create some of the most cutting edge paddles on the market today.

Obey paddles are crafted with a focus on detail, quality and continual testing undertaken on some of the world’s toughest white water.