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Submitted: 04-29-2005 by clerksgirl513
I bought this paddle because it was listed as a beginners paddle, and I'm just that! I've used other paddles with my boat, and this one performed the best. (I have a Wilderness systems Ripper) Although my boat is normally slow moving, this can give it some kick. I am a smaller person, only 5'3" and I find it fits my hands great, better then many other paddles. The only reason it is getting an 8 is because it doesn't have any of the nice padding other paddles have. I get blisters on my hands pretty easy when I use it, but other then that, great paddle.