One of the most popular paddles on the market for nearly two decades. The Champion Graphite pickleball paddle is a great choice for beginners and advances players alike. One of the original honeycomb core paddles the Champion Graphite has set the standard for paddle design and performance. With graphite surfacing and nomex honeycomb core this paddle offers superb ball control, feel and power. Perfect for many players this paddle is a true classic. With its ideal extra-large face shape, sturdy edge guard and quality construction, you can’t go wrong with the Champion Graphite paddle.
New in 2016, the updated version of the Champion Graphite paddle comes in one pleasing grip size and with an all new lower profile slim edgeguard to minimize mis-hits off the edge.
“Designed and manufactured by Pickle-Ball, Inc. – Choose the Original! Pickle-Ball, Inc. was founded by the co-inventors of Pickle-Ball in 1972. We have led the way in product innovation for over four decades. Our products are used by hundreds of thousands of players worldwide, and preferred by top tournament players, clubs, and coaches.”
Benefits• USAPA/IFP approved for tournament play
• 6.8-7.8 oz, ideal weight range for most players
• Durable and powerful nomex honeycomb core
• Graphite face for soft touch and ball control at the net
• XL head shape reduces mis-hits
• Performance grip wicks moisture and enhances feel and feedback
• Low profile edge guard protects paddle and minimizes mis-hits off the edge
• Made in the USA
Specifications• Grip Circumference: 4 1/8″ (Medium-Small)
• Paddle Length: 15 3/4″
• Paddle width: 8 1/4″
• Handle Length: 5″
• Core: 3/8″ Nomex Honeycomb
• Face: Graphite with BOPP graphics
• 1/4″ overlapping edge guard
Warranty1 Year manufacturer’s warranty covering material and manufacturing defects.
MADE IN THE USA – Designed using advanced aerospace composites for performance and durability.
GRAPHITE FACE / NOMEX HONEYCOMB CORE – The perfect blend of control, power and strength
PERFORMANCE GRIP – 4 1/8″ Performance grip wicks moisture and enhances paddle and ball feel and feedback
LIGHT WEIGHT DESIGN – 7.4 Ounce average weight gives excellent ball control with plenty of power
USAPA TESTED – Tested and approved for USAPA / IFP sanctioned Tournament Play