Paddle Candy Daniel De La Rosa Signature Edition Composite Pickleball PaddleThe Daniel De La Rosa Signature Edition Paddle from Paddle Candy (by Vulcan) features the colorful "Sugar Skull" artwork that complements its versatile and touch-centric benefits. Made in partnership with highly-ranked pro (in both pickleball and racquetball) Daniel De La Rosa, this design uses a popular shape with an elongated handle and tapered neck to allow for a wide array of shots and an aerodynamic feel. And of course the artwork and De La Rosa rose serve as an homage to Daniel's Mexican heritage.
The Sugar Skull XL Pickleball Paddle has a 13mm (0.51") thick polymer core that resists deformation and provides a gentle touch that can still attack when needed. The face material is a composite fiberglass blend, well-suited to perform both gentle control shots and aggressive power shots. The paddle's handle is 5.5" long, offering room for two-handed shots when you need to gently reset from mid-court, or summon maximum double-handed power to put the ball away. A medium 4.25" grip circumference mixes cushioning and control. The paddle's width is 7.5", and overall length is 16.5" to facilitate reach and providing the face ample surface area for the sweet spot to shine. Finally, even at a weight range of 8.2 to 8.6 oz., the De La Rosa paddle's mass is so well distributed it feels and plays like a much lighter paddle.
The Daniel De La Rosa Sugar Skull XL Pickleball Paddle from Paddle Candy is a standout not only for its striking imagery, but for its balanced performance and durable construction.
Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8"
Average Weight: 8.4 ounces
Weight Range: 8.2-8.6 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4 1/4" (Medium) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8"
Grip Style: Textured, high-tack grip
Grip Manufacturer: Vulcan
Handle Length: 5 1/2"
Paddle Length: 16 1/2"
Paddle Width: 7 1/2"
Paddle Face : Fiberglass Blend
Core Material: Polypropylene Honeycomb
Core Thickness: 13mm (0.51")
Edge Guard: 1/8" overlapping paddle face
Manufacturer: Paddle Candy by Vulcan
Made in China
De La Rosa
Mar 1, 2023
Plays well, very solid sweet spot. I have switched from the Encore XL and have not missed a beat. Great price point!