A project in Oceanside, CA by Whipr Inc.

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A 3-in-1 stand-up paddle, cross country ski & rowing machine specifically designed for travel & home gyms.
Backers: 9100
Average Pledge Per Backer: $386

Funded: $3,511,060 of $25,000
Dates: Aug 11th -> Sep 25th (45 days)
Project By: Whipr Inc.
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Latest News

Quick update: Rower weight limit increase & warranty

September 22nd - via:
Hi everyone! Just a quick update today with a few details that we promised before the end of the campaign. Rower weight limit: increased to 350lbs/158kg Our engineering team has now recommended increasing the weight limit of the newly designed rower... (Read More)

Daymond John and Rich Froning join the whipr team.

September 19th - via:
At the beginning of this campaign we said that whipr is here to stay and with todays update I want to give you some insight into where we're going as a company. This should be good news for our backers as you'll be further reassured that we have the... (Read More)

Kayakers, introducing a dual base station attachment for the rower!

September 18th - via:
Good morning everyone!  First, a quick update: We've been hard at work over here at Whipr Inc putting into place our engineering and manufacturing processes required to deliver product on time. I'm pleased to report that we're still very much ahead... (Read More)

You asked for bluetooth, you've got bluetooth!

September 15th - via:
Hi everyone! First off, a massive thank you to every single of of our backers for your trust and enthusiasm in whipr! Today we reached our $3m goal and have committed the funds required to integrate bluetooth into  whipr base units! This was our... (Read More)

Engineering finalized ahead of time! Here's the promised design update on the rower

September 6th - via:
Hi everyone! As always I'm starting this post with a huge thank-you to everyone for such great support. We're all so thrilled to be working on this product and can't wait to get it into your hands! This is a big update as it addresses the ergonomic... (Read More)

Whipr, A 3-In-1 Paddle, Ski & Rowing Machine Makes Kickstarter History

September 6th - via:
Whipr bills itself as the worlds first portable, 3-in-1 paddle ski and rowing machine, and now it has another claim to fame. After just 15 days their campaign has raised over two million dollars, making them the second highest funded fitness project in Kickstarter history… and they still have 29 days left. The success of whipr comes down to its innovative design, and great timing. (Read More)

Updates and a word of thanks for $2m in funding

August 27th - via:
It's incredible to see such overwhelming support for whipr coming from the Kickstarter community and we are so stoked to have raised $2m in funding. Thank you all so much! This is a terrific position to be in for everyone as it allows us to invest... (Read More)

10% cash back on referrals. That's $20 to $80+!

August 21st - via:
G'day everyone, happy Friday!  Short and sweet note today. For the next few days we've increased our cash back offer for all past and future referrals to 10%! So, for example, if you have a friend that is on the fence about pledging for two full... (Read More)

$1.5M Stretch goal unlocked! Flash sales start.

August 20th - via:
I woke up this morning and saw we'd hit our goal of $1.5M! I'm thrilled to see this campaign doing so well and very excited to see whipr's in everyones fitness routines. It's also really cool to see all the different ideas for how to use the base... (Read More)

Big update! Bluetooth integration and Kickbooster referrals open

August 18th - via:
TL/DR - we're getting bluetooth, but keep reading please :) Thanks to everyone for responding to our survey! It really helped guide our future development process and learn what is important to you. Below I cover developments from a few of the... (Read More)

Backer Survey #1. Help us decide on potential stretch goals & features

August 16th - via:
Hi everyone! We'd very much appreciate 1-2 minutes of your time for some valuable feedback. Here's your chance to vote on future updates, features, accessories and stretch goals.  Click here to take the survey Please note: This is just feedback and... (Read More)

$1M funding in 5 days... what that means and where we're going!

August 16th - via:
Good morning or evening everyone, where-ever you are. I'm writing with a great deal of gratitude and feelings of responsibility for whipr and to the backers making this all possible. $1m was always my private goal to hit within the scope of the... (Read More)

You asked for videos, you've got them. $750k stretch goal unlocked!

August 14th - via:
So so stoked I'm writing this as we have really great trainers and athletes chomping at the bit to film "how to" and work-out videos for the whipr community! Thank you all for backing whipr so strongly. Many of you have doubled down by adding... (Read More)

I'm speechless. $500k in 2.5 days is incredible. Stretch goal and freebies unlocked!

August 13th - via:
I just sat and watched the sunset with my wife and remarked how lucky and fortunate we are that we're building such a strong community who believe in whipr as much as we do. That's not some sappy marketing, it's just what happened and I'm writing... (Read More)

$250k reached! Green-light on Engineering Phase (ahead of schedule)!

August 12th - via:
Wow, thanks again for your support! $250k is a huge milestone! We're ahead of our planned funding schedule so today we green-lit and committed funds to the Production, Engineering & Longevity Testing phase of development! On our official timeline... (Read More)

Wow, what a day! Here's a free whipr base unit bag for everyone valued at $29!!

August 11th - via:
Thank you, thank you all so much for a truly amazing day so far!  We're less than 12 hours into our campaign and we've already hit our first stretch goal of $100,000 which means that every backer gets a free padded travel bag for their whipr base... (Read More)

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