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Playak News Flash - May 27, 2018
Playak News Flash - May 27, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SUP Connect Sian Sykes Becomes First to Circumnavigate Wales by SUP
SUP Connect - On the 60th day of her adventure (37 days paddling and 23 off water days due to weather conditions), Sian Sykes completed her solo and unsupported SUP circumnavigation of Wales. With this, Sian becomes the first person to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) around the whole of Wales.
Traversing Looking for a Canoeing Shoe?
Traversing - While I'd happily wear hiking boots forever and always, sometimes they aren't ideal. If you have to hop out of your canoe to do a lift-over, or in mucky water where you might have to slog your way through the murky depths before getting to the portage.
Traversing Alberta Now Has the World'S Largest Protected Boreal Forest
Traversing - The Government of Alberta partnered with The Government of Canada, the Tallcree First Nation, Syncrude and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) on the conservation of more than 6.7 million hectares (67,000 sq. km) of boreal forest.
Adventurous Experiences Skills Development
Adventurous Experiences - Skills Development in the Isle of Man Just in from a glorious day sea kayaking from Port St Mary in the Isle of Man! Adventure Club training at the Drinking Dragon overfall in the morning, beginners experience in the afternoon and Adults Paddlesport this evening.
Blue Paddle SUP UP River on a SUP
Blue Paddle SUP - The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us. Thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing.
SUP Magazine Safe SUP Choices: Check the Forecast
SUP Magazine - Standup paddling is all fun and games, until it's not. The water-whether ocean, river, lake or pond-can be a dangerous place and always deserves respect. That's why SUP magazine has partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to bring you "Safe SUP Choices," an ongoing series of safe-paddling reminders.
Adventurous Experiences 40th Bday Mini-Expedition
Adventurous Experiences - I met Gav whilst ice-climbing in Cogne, Italy just before Christmas and he suggested an idea for his 40th Birthday this May.
ISA ISA Continues Commitment to Equality in Surfing With Gender Balanced World Championships
ISA - The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that the 2018 UR ISA World Surfing Games (WSG) and the 2018 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship (WJSC) will offer equal competition slots for men and women continuing the Federation’s long-standing commitment to gender equity.
SUP Mag UK N1SCO UK One Design Race Series Spring Championships Highlights Vid
SUP Mag UK - It was an epic event. Were you there? Did you get involved? Check out the highlights vid from the N1SCO UK One Design Race Series Spring Championships.
SUP Connect Pier 360 Festival Brings Summer to the Starting Line
SUP Connect - Shore to be a good time. The Santa Monica Pier is officially putting summer on notice with the announcement of the first Pier 360 Ocean Sports & Beach Festival on Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th.
SUP Examiner Paddling Community News
SUP Examiner - Paddling headlines Re-branded and New Dates The long running paddleboard and SUP event at the iconic Santa Monica Pier has been re-branded for 2018 as the Santa Monica Pier 360 Ocean Sports Beach Festival.
Distressed Mullet Things I am Learning Paddling Surf Ski
Distressed Mullet - I’ve only just started experiencing in the surf ski and there’s a full blog post marinating but at this early stage in the transition from double to single and back to double-bladed paddling there are some things that immediately have come to mind.
SUP Magazine Four Steps to Protect Your Skin This Summer
SUP Magazine - Dermatologist Dr. Rebecca Shpall shares four simple ways for paddlers to protect themselves from harmful UV rays and sunburns this summer.
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