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Playak Weekly Digest - week 13, 2017
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 13, 2017.
Adventure Kayak Six Accessories Every Standup Paddleboarder Needs
Adventure Kayak - Have you ever been curious how far you’ve gone, how fast your average or top speed was and how long you’ve paddled? Stop guesstimating. Onboard GPS whether on a smartphone, watch or other device tracks your every move, provides feedback and can even help navigate. You can view your progress in real time, or analyze your session post-paddle to improve next time.
Kayak Angler Magazine Three Tips To Mastering Your Fishing Bait
Kayak Angler Magazine - Kayak Fishing bait tips from experts Joe Mouhanna , founder of the Boston Bass Stranglers and chapter leader for Heroes on the Water Boston, JEFF LITTLE, a regional team director for Wilderness Systems and Tournament pro Tim Perkins.
The Paddler ezine Go Fast, Surf Waves. Surfski Courses in Jersey – The Island of the Tides
The Paddler ezine - Jersey Kayak Adventures are running introductory surfski courses this summer with a selection of three-day courses plus day and half-day classes scheduled.
Palm Blogs Meet the Team – Jake Holland
Palm Blogs - There are too many to recount. Honestly! It's funny, because I feel just as fond as some of the earlier memories as I do as the more recent trips.
Palm Blogs Meet the team – Aleix Salvat
Palm Blogs - My last paddle was and epic trip in South America doing some of the best multi-day trips of my life.
SUP Magazine Fundamental SUP Skills- Getting to Your Feet
SUP Magazine - Paddling for the first time can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. With these simple tips from our archives, you’ll have a great introductory experience.
SUP Magazine Exclusive Interview with Chris Bertish Transatlantic Paddler At The SUP Mag Office
SUP Magazine - We had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Chris Bertish the man who completed the first-ever unsupported SUP crossing of the Atlantic Ocean live from the SUP mag offices today! In case you missed the interview on Facebook Live, here it is exclusively from SUP the mag.
SUP Examiner Introducing TJ Munks – Arizona’s newest SUP racer
SUP Examiner - I first met TJ earlier this month when I attended the Cali Paddler Retreat 1.0 at Refugio St. Beach. I may be wrong, but I believe he was the youngest paddler in attendance that weekend. He was almost certainly the most excited paddler to be there. TJ Munks will officially become a teenager on April 20th, two days shy of the sixth annual Stand Up for Clean Water event in Malibu – an event he plans to attend. His journey to the event will be a bit longer than most, for TJ and his family live in Phoenix, Arizona where he regularly paddles on Tempe Town Lake.
Surf Expo Show News Highlights from Surf Expo January 2017
Surf Expo Show News - The January 2017 Surf Expo was an amazing success, take a look at this photo gallery to get a glimpse.
Surf Expo Show News SIMA Awards Honoring the Best of the Surf Industry from 2016
Surf Expo Show News - The 2017 SIMA Image Awards is coming March 30, honoring the surf industry’s most influential and innovative companies for their efforts to advance and grow the industry over the past year. Surf Expo is proud to be the Premier sponsor of the SIMA Awards once again. 
Distressed Mullet Making the Most of the Last Four Weeks Before the Carolina Cup
Distressed Mullet - Making the Most of the Last Four Weeks Before the Carolina Cup We’re 4 weeks out from one of the biggest events of the year – the Carolina Cup.  No matter which one of the three different races you’re entering, this is a challenging event as it’s so early in the year. 
unsponsored Palm Paddle Bag – First Look
unsponsored - Earlier this week we received a 2.0m Palm Paddle Bag for review. Although paddle bags are really useful for keeping paddles safe when there being slung around on/off long haul flights, my prime use for them is actually to protect my car when the paddles are being carried inside.
Austin Kayak Interview with avid Kayaking fishing enthusiast - ACK's Store Manager John Henry
Austin Kayak - Here is John Henry CK San Antonio Store Manage, he tells us how he got the liking to do kayak fishing. For him first it started with hunting in cheildhood, then fishing when he joined job at an amusement park and then after marriage he went on a trip to Alaska and did tandem kayak with his wife and found it complimented things perfectly with his love for fishing.
Orion Coolers Getting Comfortable Sleeping In The Backcountry
Orion Coolers - You arrive at camp, several miles deep in remote wilderness, remove your pack from sore shoulders and begin sifting through gear.
Canoe Kayak Photo of the Day- Fred Marmsater
Canoe Kayak - Fred Marmsater specializing in shooting in remote locations and capturing athletes pushing their limits. From expedition kayaking, to ski mountaineering and ultramarathon trail races, getting into beautiful and seldom-seen locations and bringing back fresh images is the trademark of Marmsater’s photography.
Athletes with top online media coverage in March
1. Casper Steinfath
2. Michael Booth
3. Travis Grant
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