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A Basque pelota ball is a ball designed for the sport of Basque pelota, variations of the kind and size of balls are given by the peculiar category.

Hand-pelota ball (right) in comparison with a valencian variation ball

Hand Pelota

Hand-pelota ball is traditionally made of a Buxus core, covered by several layers of Latex with a final layer of leather.

Paleta Categories

A highly elastic rubber made ball is employed for speed games. The ball reaches a speed of 120 km/h in a typical service.

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