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Whether you're a bona fide river rat or a paddling newbie, a river-runner or a play-boater, a PB&J-eater or a cold-cut aficionado, the Hercules Straight Shaft Glass Paddle from AT Paddles has the juice to keep you happy. Designed to be equally well-balanced driving you down the river or ducking into holes to spin and surf, the Hercules has a fiberglass Duraweave blade with reinforced tips, and a carbon-blend Duraweave shaft that's light and strong, so you don't have to sacrifice durability for speed and precision. But what really makes the Hercules stand apart is the shaft's ability to resist catastrophic failure after taking a big hit, so you'll be able to paddle to the bottom of the rapid safely after you bang your paddle up on a rock.
AT Paddles Hercules Fiberglass Bent Shaft Paddle - The Hercules Fiberglass Bent Shaft Paddle by AT Paddles is extremely versatile, perfect for the paddler that likes to do it all. Designed for optimal all-around performance, it has a moderately sized, perfectly balanced blade that is the most versatile in the Advanced Series whitewater line. AT has taken strength, durability and performance to a whole new level with this Advanced Series whitewater paddle featuring Duraweave with Innegra. Blades made with Duraweave are more impact and abrasion resistant than traditional fiberglass or carbon blades, and shafts are stronger and far less likely to break. The foundation of AT paddles is the patented Full Control Grip. Designed with sports physiologists, the shaft is bent on two planes to properly align your forearm and wrist bones, while the ergonomic grip area is perfectly shaped to fit your hands. You'll have more power and control, with reduced stress on tendons and ligaments. The Hercules is made for the boater who spends a lot of time running rivers but likes to stop and play along the way. No matter what kind of paddling you enjoy, AT Paddles Hercules Fiberglass Bent Shaft Paddle will be with you every step of the way.
Designed for the boater who spends time running rivers but likes to stop and play along the way, this paddle is made for optimal all-around performance. The moderately sized, perfectly balanced blade is the most versatile in Adventure Technology's Advanced Series whitewater line. Shaft is made from a carbon blend, blade from tough fiberglass. Imported./nWeight 2 lb. 8 oz./nLength 197 cm.
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