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Playak News Flash - November 17, 2018
Playak News Flash - November 17, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Sharing Experiences, New Memories
Jackson Kayak - This past July I went to Delacroix, LA for a redfish trip. I typically take this trip a few times a year. Every time I return, so many people tell me that they have never caught a redfish and would love to go with me sometime.
NY Outrigger November Member of the Month
NY Outrigger - NYO is proud to announce that our November Member of the Month is Salem Darrow.
Jackson Kayak Winter Kayaking – Mental and Physical Tips
Jackson Kayak - That time of year folks, the inevitable freeze! But that shouldn't stop you from getting after it in your kayak. Especially since the last few winters haven’t even been that good for snow sports but it is still cold enough to want to be prepared because cold water can add in a whole other element.
Jackson Kayak Versatility of the Coosa FD
Jackson Kayak - I want to write about something I have not had the chance to discuss this year because I have been swamped with tournaments and traveling.
unsponsored Bren’s Park Jam – Tees Barrage
unsponsored - Bren made it up to the North East and the Tees Barrage.  Here’s his thoughts – The thing I loved most about this stop of the park jam is how unfathomably keen everyone was to hurl themselves in at the deep end on the short course, the enthusiasm and commitment to just give it a go was simply stunning.
Outdoor Industry Association Industry Key Notes at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018
Outdoor Industry Association - While at the show we also caught up with industry leaders to get a better idea of what the industry is doing to further our sustainability work and our local policy initiatives.
worldkayak blogs Abhainn Dearg
worldkayak blogs - The waterfall in this film did not go very well. I went too close to the eddy on the left and lost all my speed on the lip of the waterfall.
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.
Northwest Rafting Company Exploring rivers in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan
Northwest Rafting Company - Much of my guiding career was spent working with my friend Vladimir Gavrilov on California’s Tuolumne River. Vlad lived in the Soviet Union before moving to the U.S. in 1991 and explored many of its whitewater rivers.
Bellyak Bellyak Versus Kayak
Bellyak - They may look alike from a distance and share the same habitat, but how does a Bellyak compare to a kayak? Well friends, settle in because we’re about to tell you.
Fanatic SUP Sustainable Performance – Fly Eco
Fanatic SUP - At Fanatic we are extremely motivated to make a positive contribution towards addressing the worldwide environmental problem. 
red paddle co Inspiration to Get Outdoors and Connect With Nature
red paddle co - Anyone who knows the Red team personally or in general as a brand, would say we’re passionate about encouraging people to get outside, break away from the daily grind, take some time out, breathe in fresh air and connect with nature.
Paddle Making Pretend Campfire Smores Set
Paddle Making - Here's a little off-season camping project finished up last fall. I ended up using some wood scrapes to make a pretend camp fire set. Left over pine and spruce stock was used to make the firewood and flames with dowels used to make some wooden marshmallows and roasting sticks.
TotalSUP KXT Watermana 2K18 Preview: Expect Nothing, Be Ready for Everything
TotalSUP - The KXT Watermana 2K18 is back and is ready to start. This year it is Huahine, a small tropical island part of French Polynesia that will host the biggest waterman challenge in the world. 
SUPracer Your Tuesday morning briefing: The Aussie Titles
SUPracer - Titouan Puyo has upset the locals to take the marathon race on the final day of the Aussie Titles, with runner-up Michael Booth the best-placed Aussie ahead of yesterday’s beach race champ James Casey, Ty Judson and Lincoln Dews.
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