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Playak News Flash - April 25, 2018
Playak News Flash - April 25, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
International Rivers Goldman Prize Winner Nguy Thi Khanh- Catalyzing a Clean Energy Transformation in Vietnam
International Rivers - This week, as Vietnamese environmental activist Nguy Thi Khanh is honored with a Goldman Environmental Prize , we reflect on her long and inspiring career.
Jackson Kayak Exploring Caney Lake
Jackson Kayak - I had to work in Monroe last week and I brought a Cuda 12 just in case there was down time.  Unfortunately there wasn't much down time and I was only able to get out for a few hours one day. 
Nigel Foster The desert sculpture wind sounds reminding paddler of water sounds whenever he paddles
Nigel Foster - The sounds remind me of the diverse water songs I hear in my more usual environment paddling kayaks and canoes. Many of these sounds I create myself as I strive for efficiency.
Jackson Kayak How to Splat – Wheel a Kayak
Jackson Kayak - What’s more fun than squirting into a Splat? Smashing the bow down and ‘splat-wheeling’ on across it! The big advantage of having both ends of your boat wafer-thin is that you can get vertical on both sides, and with that ability comes a whole host of aquatic acrobatics you’ll start learning as soon as you are ready.
American Rivers Removal of Bloede Dam: A Ray of Hope for River Herring
American Rivers - Restoration of Maryland’s Patapsco River is re-opening spawning habitat for the first time in a century, but will the fish come?
Traversing Petition to Stop Clear-Cutting in Temagami'S Solace Wildlands
Traversing - The Friends of Temagami have set up a petition at to Stop Road Construction and Clear-Cutting in Temagami's Solace Wildlands.
Samata Mag Sonni Hönscheid & Michael Booth Powerhouses Rockin' the Quicksilver Waterman Carolina Cup
Samata Mag - Arguably the most competitive women’s field ever assembled and without number one seed and five-time champ Annabel Anderson injured a fresh winner was guaranteed.
Am. Whitewater Limited Edition Grand Canyon Inspired Stewardship Gear
Am. Whitewater - American Whitewater is happy to announce that we have partnered with float to bring you limited edition Nankoweap granaries trail inspired river stewardship T shirts and hoodies available this week only.
Adventurous Experiences Spectacular Sea Kayaking.
Adventurous Experiences - Peel is magnificent in hot sunshine today. Relished a stunning sea kayaking experience Saturday afternoon with Kit, Will and Leah, over from London for the weekend.
Canoe Guy BC How to Make Shaped Outwales for a Fancy Antique Canoe
Canoe Guy BC - The outwales found in early versions of production canoes both all-wood and canvas-covered canoes built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s have a number of distinguishing characteristics.
SUPracer Outrigger Canoes and Surfskis Took Over the Carolina Cup on Sunday
SUPracer - Carolina isn't just about SUP the outrigger canoes and surfskis took over on Sunday for another loop around the infamous Graveyard course.
TotalSUP Take Off With The Air Tahiti Nui Paddle Royal!
TotalSUP - Air Tahiti Nui Paddle Royal is coming up in less than 2 weeks, this event has now become a big event in the Tahitian race calendar. It is no surprise that this event is growing in statue with Tahitian Maeva Hargrave steering the ship, recently Maeva taught herself to swim within a month to enter the Ironmana 2017, a skill that took a crazy amount of dedication! TotalSUP talks to organiser Maeva Hargrave about the story behind the Air Tahiti Nui Paddle Royal, and the organisation of the race!
SUP Examiner Paddling Community Headline News
SUP Examiner - Paddling headlines from around the world Paddling is for everyone. Here’s what caught my eye in the last week. Carolina Cup The Carolina Cup in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina may have become the largest multi-disciplinary paddling event in the United States.
Standup Paddle Magazine 7th Annual Standup for the Cure Returns to Newport Dunes
Standup Paddle Magazine - Newport Dunes, CaliforniaMore than 1,000 breast cancer advocates and paddling enthusiasts will unite on Saturday, May 5, for the 7thAnnual Standup for the Cure (SUFTC) fundraiser at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach, Calif.
Keeper Sports Scott Burke Boards Team Rider, Jack Van Wagoner, on the SB Baja Surfboard
Keeper Sports - Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be a team rider for your company. It has been a great pleasure riding on your board. So far, I have been riding your 9’0” Baja longboard and have loved it! My first day out, it took me a few waves to get used to the new board, but after that, I got the hang of it pretty quickly. 
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