Designed as the ultimate for marathon racing and high speed touring. The Leader combines technologies in a way no one else can match. The blades are solid carbon fiber over a cedar core, with a curved power face. The shaft is laminated cedar and ash for lightweight and strength. In terms of weight, strength, beauty, and overall performance, this paddle lives up to its namesake. Available in single bend (15°) a double bend (8° top, 15° bottom).