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Playak News Flash - November 15, 2018
Playak News Flash - November 15, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Canoe Kayak C&K Wins National Media Award
Canoe Kayak - Canoe & Kayak claims 2018 FOLIO Eddie Award in Column/Blog category for a controversial op-ed on public lands protection; earns Honorable Mention nod in Analysis for story on the lure of Amazon paddling expeditions.
Jackson Kayak A Summer Without Work
Jackson Kayak - To some, a summer without work sounds normal. To others, a summer without work sounds impossible. To me, it was the light at the end of a long and dark tunnel.
SUP Examiner Paddling’s Essential Element
SUP Examiner - Exploring the critical component of balance I am 52 years old. Ok, I've said it. My two teenage sons tell me that I’m really old and they could be right.
Canoe Kayak Voices for Wild and Scenic: Curtis England
Canoe Kayak - Paddling guide and river activist Curtis England, instrumental in the petition to protect the Southeast's Nolichucky River Gorge, highlights the next installment in a four-part profile series of paddlers protecting and speaking for our Wild and Scenic rivers.
Am. Whitewater Charity Navigator Awards American Whitewater Ninth Consecutive 4-Star Rating
Am. Whitewater - November 2018, Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities, announced that American Whitewater has earned its ninth consecutive 4-star rating. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that American Whitewater adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.
RAM Mounts Garmin Spine Mount for Handheld Devices
RAM Mounts - With the new Garmin spine mount from RAM® Mounts, make any Garmin handheld device featuring an integrated spine connection RAM® Compatible™ – it’s as easy as slide, snap, and secure.
Am. Whitewater 2018 Board of Directors Election
Am. Whitewater - Each year American Whitewater’s membership ratifies Board of Director members to serve three-year terms. These candidates volunteer to serve on the American Whitewater Board. Current American Whitewater members can cast their votes through Midnight Pacific Time, December 15th.
Kayak Angler NRS Ultimate Fishing Giveaway
Kayak Angler - Kayak Angler and NRS have teamed up to give away this ultimate kayak fishing gear package. 
Canoe Kayak First Light Deals: Fishing Bargains of the Week
Canoe Kayak - The holidays are around the corner, so we wrapped up the best fishing bargains on the market. We've found a wide range of kayak fishing deals that are sure to find their-selves into your holiday purchasing considerations.
SUP Magazine Surfrider Launches United States and Oceans of America Campaign
SUP Magazine - The Surfrider Foundation's new campaign aims to rally Americans to join the bipartisan fight to protect our oceans and coasts for the future.
American Rivers A River Trip that Changed the World
American Rivers - When I first floated the idea of a river trip to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, it sounded a lot like the theme song to Gilligan’s Island.
SUP Magazine SUP Surfing and Foiling in South Africa
SUP Magazine - Benoit Carpentier took a SUP surfing trip to South Africa and scored perfect waves at Cape St Francis and paddled the crystal waters of Seal Point.
SUP Examiner California State Parks Shares Impacts From Camp, Hill and Woolsey Fires
SUP Examiner - California State Parks closed a number of state parks as a result of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey fires.
SUP Examiner Seven Amazing Places in Europe for Kayaking
SUP Examiner - Virtually every region in Europe has something to offer for paddlers and thrill seekers.
SUP Magazine SUP Surfing Session from Nosara, Costa Rica
SUP Magazine - Standup paddlers score clean waves during this fun session from the SUP-friendly spot of Nosara, Costa Rica.
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