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Playak Weekly Digest - week 17, 2017
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 17, 2017.
Canoe Roots Planning Your Kayaking Trip
Canoe Roots - There are certain things you must always take into account when planning a kayaking trip.In partnership with the U.S. Coastguard and the Water Sports Foundation, instructors Paul and Kate Kuthe of the American Canoeing Association provide the necessary tips for planning your kayaking trip in Safer Paddling Series: Episode 5.
Adventure Kayak Kayaker continues attempt to paddle Great Lakes despite two rescues
Adventure Kayak - Traci Lynn Martin is attempting to set off on an 8,600-mile paddle around the five Great Lakes. So far she was rescued twice. She will continue her paddle expedition which started on the southern tip of Lake Huron at Fort Gratiot Lighthouse and should finish at Lake Erie Metro Park in Brownstown Township, Michigan. You can track her progress too in her adventure, visiting the link provided in this blog write up. Great spirit, of Martin, nice nice.
Rapid Magazine Blog A Season Kayaking Uganda's Victoria Nile
Rapid Magazine Blog - After waiting an entire day for the movie to download a few of us hunkered down in a cabin to watch. What we saw completely changed our perspective on what big whitewater was. However, it wasn’t just the Congo’s Inga Rapids that we found so incredible. To train for the Congo, Fisher and his team paddle in Uganda. The vegetation, the wildlife, the realities of paddling in a lesser developed country; it was completely different to the river life we knew.
Adventure Kayak Traffic Rules For Paddlers
Adventure Kayak - Boat traffic, especially in harbours and marinas, can make your kayaking trip risky. It’s important to understand the proper navigation rules. These can be downloaded online or found at any boating store.
Palm Blogs Top Tips – For Your Portugal Whitewater Trip
Palm Blogs - Portugal as a kayaking country is nothing new. The atlantic coast is full of wave kayakers having fun in the biggest waves of Europe. Spots, such as Nazaré, are well known in the scene. But there is something coming up these years.
Kayak Angler Magazine Information for you to plan out kayak fishing trip to Caddo Lake
Kayak Angler Magazine - Read what Caddo Lake has to offer kayak anglers with other useful information that would help in planning your kayak fishing trip to Caddo lake. It would be an adventure trip with nice exploration opportunities available in the lake only. Get a glance of how going on a kayak fishing trip to .Caddo Lake would be.
Rapid Magazine Blog Tips For Safer Paddling
Rapid Magazine Blog - Safety comes first when you’re out on the water. Whether you’re in a kayak, canoe, SUP or fishing kayak, it’s imperative to know the rules and have the right safety gear in your vessel.
Gary Engberg Outdoors Throw Stickbaits This Spring, Chameleon Sauger Caught, Fish of the Week
Gary Engberg Outdoors - If you’re getting this Target Walleye/Ice email for the first time, a friend probably signed you up.
Palm Blogs Summer Races
Palm Blogs - We had a couple of wicked races in the New Zealand summer season this year! After the Whitewater XL it was time to dust out our creek boats for the Kaituna Time Trial, Christmas of the Kaituna, Andy Duff Race and the Wairoa Extreme Race.
Angling International The man who made big contributions to the fishing tackle industry passes away
Angling International - Fishing tackle pioneer, Les Wilson has passed at the age of 93. Let’s recognize his contribution for the recreational fishing sport. As kayak angler community we must pay our respects to this person who made great contribution in the fishing tackle domain. The reason we can fish enjoyably are also people of people like him who manufactured required gear for us anglers.
The Paddler ezine SUP – A World Record Breaking Adventure for a Purpose
The Paddler ezine - The River Ganges from source to the sea. Shilpika Gautam gave up her job as an investment banker to highlight the beauty and the man-made pollution affecting India’s mightiest river.
PaddleBlogs Diary of a Middle Aged Kayaker: Ready to Race - World Masters Games
PaddleBlogs - Today I completed my last training session in preparation for the World Masters Games slalom. No more hard work on the water now, just rest and maybe some stretching before racing starts the day after tomorrow.
SUP Magazine The Latest in Ladies Sleds, Threads and Accessories
SUP Magazine - What’s on the Market in Women’s SUP Gear This is a sponsored gear review was originally published in our Fall 2016 Women’s Issue.
Loco SUP Loco Surfing Reports On The SUP Punks East Coast Social
Loco SUP - Loco Surfing Reports On The SUP Punks East Coast Social. Born out of frustration with a national series exclusively run at beach breaks in the South West, the concept of forecast-driven competitive paddle surfing series had been bounded around by a few of the Northern-based riders over the colder winter months.
SUP Magazine Carolina Cup Week Is Here
SUP Magazine - The 7th Annual West Marine Carolina Cup kicks off today and draws standup paddlers from around the globe for five days of competition and revelry.
Athletes with top online media coverage in April
1. Zane Schweitzer
2. Kai Lenny
3. Connor Baxter
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