ZSS Genesis Evo Series (Kayak/Ski)

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The Genesis Evo is an evolution of the popular Genesis shape. The Genesis Evo possesses increased lay-back of the blade. The blades exhibits all the same positive characteristics of the original Genesis blade but we have enhanced the stability at the front of the stroke allowing paddlers to be even more aggressive on the catch. The pull phase is solid as before and the exit has not been compromised in any way. We also modified the manufacturing of the alloy blade mold to allow for changes in construction, specifically to enhance the durability of the blade edge for surf paddlers.

The ZSS carbon fibre paddles represent the highest quality in construction and finish.

The quality of construction and finish of these carbon paddles is second to none. These are truly a $600+ paddle with a $200 saving…you get a sale price every day of the year. CNC machined high-density foam core is sandwiched by aero-grade quality carbon fibre cloth with an epoxy matrix. Machined aluminium heated molds provide the ability to produce a superb gloss finish. Reinforcing is provided in critical areas to ensure these blades will stand up to the rigors of surf racing. These blade are constructed to meet the demands of flat water and surf paddlers world wide. The construction of these blades is made to the specifications of Zenith Sport Sciences and is designed for paddlers by a paddler. This is not an off-the shelf product. The Genesis blades are available in a four blade sizes, with a medium or stiff round shaft and custom length and angle.

Which blade size for me?

We recommend you email or call us so that we can make the best recommendation for your needs. Below is a brief guide to help point you in the right direction.

Genesis Blade Small Plus Small/Medium Medium Minus
Area (sq.cm) 680 700 720
Dimensions (cm) 15.4 x 47.5 15.6 x 48 15.8 x 48.5
Weight (g) 710 +/- 20 720 +/- 20 730 +/- 20

Small – young male and female paddlers, less smaller built males and females
Small/Medium – smaller and recreational male paddlers, strong females
Medium Minus – very strong females, medium to strong males

Round Shaft Options

Adjustable or Fixed Length – Round Shaft
100% clear carbon (28.2mm OD; compatible with plastic adjustor mechanism – tape finish) – very stiff – recommended for strong, well trained athletes without upper body injury concerns
50% clear carbon (28.2mm OD; compatible with plastic adjustor mechanism OR 28.7mm OD; compatible with aluminium adjustor mechanism – tape finish) – medium stiff – recommended for most paddlers
50% carbon coloured (28.2mm OD; compatible with plastic adjustor mechanism – smooth finish) – medium stiff – recommended for most paddlers (*note – adjustable paddles with coloured shaft only available with plastic adjustor)

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