The Sawyer Carbon Pro Race Paddle is the improved paddle of choice for whitewater raft racing around the world. Built tough with a reinforced fiberglass shaft and ultra-tough CFRT (Continuous Fiber Reinforced) blade construction. The large squared off blade is molded from multi-directional fiberglass with a slight spoon for more powerful strokes. These paddles earned the Silver Medal in the 2016 World Championships in Dubai. Ultra light, quick, responsive, and perfectly sized for world-class raft racing, R2, R4, R6 disciplines including sprint, head to head, slalom and endurance down river.