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Playak Weekly Digest - week 45, 2016
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 45, 2016.
Playak Independent Review: Body Glove Cruiser 7'6" Kids ISUP
Playak - An independent review of the Body Glove Cruiser 7'6" Kids ISUP, an inflatable SUP for children.
Canoe Kayak Field Tested: Kokatat’s Idol Drysuit
Canoe Kayak - Kokatat generated a frenzy of excitement within the paddling community last year when they released the Idol, a revolutionary two-piece suit that can be used as either a drytop or as a complete drysuit.
Canoe Kayak Tips for Buying a Used Kayak
Canoe Kayak - Buying a new boat is a lot like buying a new car. While it feels pretty awesome to command a craft that has little to zero mileage, not everyone can afford that luxury.
CKS Blog Liquidlogic Party BRAAAP
CKS Blog - It’s nice to be excited about a current model boat again. I
Rapid Magazine Blog How To Supercharge Your River Running
Rapid Magazine Blog - Running rivers is one of the best ways to spend a day. From excitement at the put-in to battling butterflies before a challenging new feature to laughing with your friends at the evening campfire, engaging with these waterways is life-enriching.
SUP Connect Red Paddle Co Launches New Designs For 2017
SUP Connect - Red Paddle Co is proud to announce the release of its 2017 stand-up paddleboard (SUP) range. Introducing a number of new features, as well as three brand new innovative designs which fall in to the fastest growing categories racing and touring the British brand continues to excel in both design and technical specification.
Kokatat Middle Cherry Creek
Kokatat - Lake Eleanor had not released in quite a long time, and a friend in Groveland discovered the dam was releasing so started to wrangle a crew together.
Jackson Kayak The Rod Delimma- Versatility vs Specificity
Jackson Kayak - The Dilemma We have all been there especially if you kayak fish for bass. While loading our fishing gear we debate whether to bring the A-Rig rod or maybe it’s the drop shot rod possibly the deep cranking rod.
Jackson Kayak Skinny Water Success
Jackson Kayak - Paddling behind my buddy, I heard him yell that we had a little further to go, then we had a little drag ahead of us to get to the next pool.
Rapid Magazine Blog 7 Coolest River Jobs
Rapid Magazine Blog - Every whitewater weekend warrior knows the feeling of paddling rapids on a gorgeous river and wondering, What if this could be every day? Rivers bring life to communities, can be a source of economic and recreational development and add vibrancy.
Mt. Hood H2O Tutorial: Kayak Wheels
Mt. Hood H2O - We have found these to have been pretty helpful for hiking into runs with a nice trail, or more convenient, a gravel or dirt road.  
Goal Zero Lake Powell Excerpts From a Winter Paddle
Goal Zero - Last winter, Goal Zero Ambassadors Forest Woodward and Kalen Thorien, along with adventure storytellers Brendan Leonard, Hilary Oliver, and Sinjin Eberle set out to paddle 90 miles across Lake Powell.
Total WW Fun Misguided Trail Maintenance Hurts the Environment and Our Potential for Fun
Total WW Fun - Over the past year some well-intentioned people have been maintaining the trail at Bull's Bridge. Unfortunately several of their efforts are actually hurting the trail and the environment surrounding it.
unsponsored The Tyne Tour – A Brief Water Guide
unsponsored - The Tyne Tour is one of the best kayak/canoe events in the UK. Since its origins as the Mike Jones Rally the Tyne tour has become a firm favourite of mine.
Adventure Kayak Infographic: How To Get Your Kids To Love Kayaking
Adventure Kayak - There is nothing more fulfilling than a great adventure outdoors with your family. However, a kayaking trip with your kids can be exciting and stressful at the same time. There are many things that you need to consider, especially when it comes to safety. Mike from Kayak Fishing Guy has created an infographic that gives you 15 tips to consider when kayaking with your kids.
Athletes with top online media coverage in November
1. Eric Deguil
2. Pat Keller
3. Adriene Levknecht
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