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Playak Weekly Digest - week 44, 2012
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling links in week 44, 2012.
unsponsored Swimming in Moving Whitewater
unsponsored - With the Tyne Tour coming up very shortly I thought it might be a good idea to release the next article in the student guide series. Although a student guide it is applicable to anyone who may be starting to make the move onto moving water.
Titan Kayaks Ben Marr’S Quick Exile Review
Titan Kayaks - Some years ago my friend Anthony Yap started his own kayak company, Titan Kayaks. He started with taking his freestyle knowledge and putting it into a unique boat design for surfing waves and holes, and recently he released a creek boat design that I was looking forward to trying out.
Seth Ashworth Welcome to Chile…..
Seth Ashworth - It took almost 48 hours of traveling before I arrived at my destination of Pucon, Chile. I started off with a flight from London to Sao Paulo. Then after a grueling 15 hour wait in the airport there I flew on to Santiago. The short 4 hours flight arrived at 2am.
SUP Connect Paparazzi Shoot Young Sup Superstar with Celebrity
SUP Connect - There have been plenty of pictures of celebrities on SUP, but this time it's photos of a young SUP superstar and a celebrity hanging out together!
Jackson Kayak 2012 Jackson Kayak Dealer Summit
Jackson Kayak - There is something special about getting our dealer partners together in one place and having that place be at my home, our factory, and on the water at Rock Island.
Dave Kalama Big. Really Big
Dave Kalama - At the end of November 2009, I was greatly anticipating the coming winter and the waves I would ride. One morning as I was monitoring all the swell prediction sites I came across a WAM (wave action map) that sent a surge of adrenaline into my veins.
Jackson Kayak Rafa’S Beta for Kayaking in Mexico
Jackson Kayak - It was several years ago that we completed connecting the dots on this famed river. Ever since the old Twitch crew days, and even other earlier explorers’ times, this river has gained fame as something spectacular but ultra challenging.
Clavey Free Sandal Deal
Clavey - The Aqualung Cay Beach Sandal is the perfect no-nonsense flip flop. Don't leave home for any river or kayaking trip without a pair these in your gear bag. Makes airing out your feet in the evening all that easier.
Pucon Kayak Hostel Pucon Kayaking Hat Trick
Pucon Kayak Hostel - Directions to Pucon Chile. You are invited to the warm hospitality of Pucon Kayak Hostel. Best Selling Programs: November House Rent Rates for Class V Boaters $100/week Advanced Intermediate Tour [...]
CKS Squad Little White and the Colorado Fall Blues
CKS Squad - Given the exceptionally dry weather in Colorado this fall and little to no great kayaking opportunities, here is to thinking about the next kayaking trip.  Little White Salmon, March 2012 with Ben Luck and Louis Geltman. Lots of water, lots of wood, lots of sunshine ...
unsponsored GoPro Hero 3 Part I – First Look
unsponsored - My Gopro Hero HD3 Hero Silver Edition landed this AM from the guys at Summit to Sea . RRP is around £280 but they can be found for a little less. The camera is the Silver edition which is essentially the Hero 2 but with built in Wifi. You may therefore ask what is the point of changing...
SUP Connect Laura Andon is Lifestyle Ambassador for Suplove
SUP Connect - Recently joining the Suplove team as a Lifestyle Ambassador is surfer, teacher, model, actress, presenter, and brand ambassador Laura Andon!
Bliss-Stick US Moose Fest Part II
Bliss-Stick US - The Moose River Festival was, as always, a healthy mix of class IV-V boating and some pretty serious partying. Levels were as good as can be expected considering we didn’t have any real rain all year and temps were above 50 degrees (for Old Forge in the middle of October ...
Misc. Riding High on American Whitewater (podcast)
Misc. - ...Brendan King goes to the Pacific North West of the United States to speak to kayakers about how the river has changed their lives...
Jackson Kayak My Third Grand Canyon Trip
Jackson Kayak - Paddling the new Jackson SUPerCharger, my first SUP whitewater experience that included surviving some bigger rapids than I ever thought I’d attempt, and catching a fun surf wave on just my second try.
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