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Playak Weekly Digest - week 20, 2018
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 20, 2018.
Palm Blogs Why You Need a Good Spraydeck
Palm Blogs - Your spraydeck is the difference between having a light, nimble kayak and having a water logged submarine. As kayakers it’s the piece of gear on which we place the highest expectations and demands.
Rapid Magazine Blog 10 year celebration of whitewater coming up with the 10th annual Hell or High Water
Rapid Magazine Blog - Hell Or High Water will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary on May 12, 2018 on the Petawawa River. Canada’s biggest whitewater race will be bigger and badder than ever. The late spring means some of the largest river flows…
unsponsored Prijon Cocaine
unsponsored - Prijon have just released their newest creeker. The Cocaine takes some of the features found in it’s previous creekers such as the Pure XL and Cali and have brought it right up to date to make it competitive against the newer designs that have hit the market in recent years.
Kayak Base Best Folding Chairs for Camping 2018 – Camping Folding Chair Reviews
Kayak Base - Best folding chairs for camping. What does that even mean? That's what my friend asked me when I was talking about folding chairs for camping.
unsponsored Liquidlogic Homeslice
unsponsored - The Liquidlogic Homeslice is now on the Liquidlogic site . Take a jump back to the late 1990s.
Jackson Kayak Dealing With Loss
Jackson Kayak - I’ve been debating whether to say anything publicly or not about recent events because of the sensitivity of the subject matter.
Standup Paddle Magazine Brutal Conditions Off Maui Result in Tactical Battles Between Paddle & Sail Craft in Bluesmiths Paddle Imua 2018
Standup Paddle Magazine - This time the Paddle Imua 2018 course was a gruelling race, conditions were hot, there were choppy seas and light winds.
The Paddler ezine Check out the new paddling gear from Palm brand
The Paddler ezine - New Palm gear - Meander highback PFD , Atlas jacket, Blaze water wear series and more.
Northwest Rafting Company Plants and Wildflowers of the Illinois River
Northwest Rafting Company - One of the Outstandingly Remarkable Values that contributed to the designation of the Illinois River as a National Wild and Scenic River is botany. Some of the plants and wildflowers are common and others are rare adaptations to the serpentine geology.
Jackson Kayak How to Plan a Kayaking Vacation on a Budget
Jackson Kayak - Have you ever thought about taking a kayaking trip but thought you couldn't afford it? We've all been there, reading blogs posts or watching videos from theses super cool trips.
International Rafting Federation “Lee Valley Devils” of Great Britain competing on European and World Rafting Championships
International Rafting Federation - Nine young women, who took up white water rafting at Lee Valley White Water Centre following the London 2012 Olympics, have been selected to represent Great Britain and are now heading for Slovakia in July and Argentina in November to take part in the European and World Rafting Championships.
SUP Examiner Healthy Flip Flops
SUP Examiner - Flip flops designed to keep your feet healthy Summer is rapidly approaching and you know what that means: endless days at the beach in nothing but a swimsuit in flip flops.
SUP Connect Flatwater Foundation Announces 9th Annual Tyler’s Dam That Cancer Fundraising Event
SUP Connect - Flatwater Foundation is excited to announce the return of their annual fund raising event, Tyler's Dam That Cancer, taking place on Monday, June 25, 2018.
SUP Connect Paddle Boarding Tri an Lake, Vietnam
SUP Connect - If you ask me what I usually do during the weekend, my answer will be Drag my paddle board and head to Tri An Lake for a quick break from my city life. Tri An Lake is a man-made lake but exudes natural beauty with its spectacular display of the sun, sky and wind. It could very well pass off as a work of nature.
Canoe Kayak River Guide Ken Sleight Remembers a 1959 Glen Canyon Trip
Canoe Kayak - A new museum exhibit celebrates the river running culture of Glen Canyon before Lake Powell.
Athletes with top online media coverage in May
1. Drew Gregory
2. Eric Jackson
3. Connor Baxter
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