The DIADEM RIPTIDE PADDLE is the perfect option for the serious pickleball player not looking to break the bank! Perfectly balanced and easy to swing, you will be able to enjoy the game of pickleball right away. Choose between the true Diadem teal, or the electric yellow. The Riptide paddle uses HMT Fiber, a blend of hot melt glass fiber to give power to your baseline strokes and put away as well as a rough surface to get added spin. The thick bumper prevents any scratches to the paddle surface as you learn the dos and don’ts of the game. A .55in/12mm thickness with an 8mm honeycomb cell interior structure mimics our high-end Icon paddles for added power. The next pickleball champion starts here.