This paddle is for serious paddleboarders who appreciate its 100% carbon shaft, contoured palm grip and carbon-reinforced proprietary resin blade. The Challenge is super lightweight - just 28 oz. With materials and weights like these, you know your time on the water will be less fatiguing. The Challenge???s stiff, durable blade grabs more water and delivers more power with every stroke to propel you further, faster. And??¼it looks really cool. This paddle???s eye-popping Polynesian graphics make a real statement on the water. Blade width: 8.5" Blade length: 17" Blade surface area: 100 sq in.