There is a lot to consider when choosing the correct paddle length. The reason we give a range of paddle lengths for each stand up activity is because of the differences in paddling postures, paddling techniques, board styles and water conditions. Use this chart as a starting point.
Race: Add 4" – 10" to your height
Surf: Add 4" – 8" to your height
Whitewater: Add 4" – 8" to your height
All Water: Add 6" – 10" to your height
Take into the consideration the following:
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