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Playak News Flash - November 17, 2012
Playak News Flash - November 17, 2012
The world's latest paddling headlines.
ACA Explore Honduras by Kayak
ACA - Escape the cold winter weather and join the ACA on an excursion this February in Honduras! Hosted by Uncommon Adventures ACA Instructor Michael Gray and ACA Instructor Trainer Educator Josh Hall, two great opportunities await you on this trip!
Astral Currently West Coast of the Americas
Astral Currently - This has been a crazy season for me on the river. I started off with a warm water creeking trip to Far North Queensland. This area is fast becoming an adventure Mecca in Australia, and I will be moving up there full time in a couple of months.
Chris Baer How Young Is Too Young for Kayaking Class 5
Chris Baer - For the last few years I have been "organizing" a race on the Pine Creek section of the Arkansas river. My goal with the race is to have as much fun as possible and create an amazing spectator event.
Jackson Kayak The Hidden Whitewater Gem
Jackson Kayak - This spring, I went on an amazing paddling trip to Japan. Prior to leaving for the trip, I had countless people question why I was going to Japan to kayak.
Jackson Kayak Learning to Paddle Creeks on The East Coast in My Villain
Jackson Kayak - I thoroughly enjoy running rivers and going creeking, but I must admit that I am primarily a freestyle kayaker. I came out to the east coast at the end of the summer to surf on the Ottawa River and compete in the Freestyle World Cup.
Mark Sundin Rob's Mob
Mark Sundin - Some pics from Rob's talented Tuesday crew out amongst it. I reckon there are some beauties here, all photos by Rob Mercer.
Wavesport Blogs Team Wave Sport UK - The Indian Himalayas Part 1
Wavesport Blogs - Team Wave Sport UK kayaker Steve Brooks has been out in India on a 2 month mission.  He led a successful 7 day self-support kayaking expedition down the Tsarap Chu and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh, known as the Grand Canyon of the Himalayas.  “Kayaking on the Roof...
Laird Hamilton Watching Laird Come Alive
Laird Hamilton - Now that we have been back to Hawaii for Laird's surf season he is starting to come alive. Even his physique changes when he has the chance to spend hours in the water and waves.
gnarlydog The 10 Non Essentials
gnarlydog - I keep on coming across lists of the ten essentials; ten essential items that I should not leave home without.Ten essentials to go backpacking, ten essentials to go skiing and of course ten essentials to go sea kayaking.
unsponsored Palm Spark Surface Immersion Suit
unsponsored - The Palm Spark Surface Immersion suit has been awarded Canoe & Kayak UK product of the year for 2012. I picked up a Spark earlier this year shortly after it was launched.
Site Zed Style
Site Zed - For participants in a sport where peeling out at the top of a rapid almost inevitably results in arriving at the bottom, kayakers seem surprisingly indifferent to matters of style. Things can go pretty badly awry, and onlookers might roll their eyes at a particularly bad line...
worldkayak APE’s Creeking Clinic
worldkayak - This classroom clinic will focus on preparing each participant for advance river running/creeking (Class III-V whitewater).
SUP Magazine Nosara Paddle Surf Camp with Dave Boehne
SUP Magazine - Dave Boehne, a Southern California paddler, shaper and surfer, is teaching an advanced SUP surfing workshop in Costa Rica during the best possible time of year: January, 2013.
SUP Magazine Talia Gangini Signs with Sic
SUP Magazine - Sandwich Island Composites (SIC) announces today the signing of Maui standup paddler and 2012 M2O champion Talia Gangini. Talia will join Elite Paddlers Livio Menelau, Andre Mollier, Georges Cronsteadt on the SIC Global team.
Wilderness Systems Installing SuperNova Fishing Lights
Wilderness Systems - One of the biggest impediments to fishing at night is vision. In order to cast to structure and points, you have to be able to see them. However, traditional lighting methods tend to ruin your night vision and/or draw in too many insects.
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