Bending Branches revolutionized the paddle industry by introducing composite tip canoe paddles. They have been designing and building some of the finest paddles since 1982, whitewater and touring canoeist Dale Kicker and flat-water racer Ron Hultman teamed up to create the first composite-tipped canoe paddle. The unique designs, creative engineering, and proprietary processes create performance paddles featuring strength, stiffness and light weight. Cabela's is proud to offer these kayak paddles to our customers. Bending Branches Infusion kayak paddle has foam comfort grips. Heat-treated, e-coated, oval aluminum shaft. Weight: 38 oz. Length (cm): 220, 230, 240.