Weighing in at only 19oz of full carbon this paddle is a Elite paddle wins the race with an affordable price. The shape is the exact same mould as our Elite Racing paddle so you are getting a winning shape. Many companies say carbon, this paddle really is and its 100%. The blade angle and outline allow for a outstanding catch phase of the stroke and the shaft stillness wins over your performance while have a little “flex” to avoid shoulder injury. Solid Carbon Paddle at a good price.