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Playak News Flash - July 16, 2017
Playak News Flash - July 16, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
The Paddler ezine Iconic Paddlers- Gino Watkins
The Paddler ezine - Do you remember your first roll? Or, I should say, your first rolls, because there are a number of firsts in reality. The first roll, the first roll outside the warm clarity of the swimming pool, the first roll on moving water, then the first unplanned roll.
The Paddler ezine Typhoon PS330 Xtreme Drysuit review
The Paddler ezine - The Typhoon PS330 Xtreme Drysuit is a fantastic blend of form and function from manufacturers with a long tradition and pedigree in the world of diving.
Canoe Kayak Photo of the Day- Jasper Gibson
Canoe Kayak - Jasper Gibson is a Washington-based Idaho native whose growing action-sports portfolio is proving what the whitewater world has long known. Gibson can return from remote, difficult-to-document competitions and locations with images that showcase some of the sport’s best kayakers pushing the limits of what’s possible in a boat.
Canoe Kayak A Race for the Vancouver Island Record
Canoe Kayak - Only a day apart on June 9 and 10 two paddlers launched separate attempts to best a hallowed benchmark in sea kayak speed the self-supported circumnavigation of Vancouver Island.
SUP Connect Inside the Venue Change at Surf Expo’s Demo Day
SUP Connect - The September Surf Expo trade show in Orlando, Florida is one of the biggest shows of the year for stand up paddle (SUP) brands and retailers. It’s a pivotal place for the brands to show their latest products to retailers and to get purchase orders for the following season. Attendance at the show is crucial.
CackleTV Ever-Changing Weather
CackleTV - This morning we were camped on such a shallow beach that leaving at high water was desirable! A small push from the ebb current and a wind that swung behind us meant we made quick progress north, playing Russian roulette by taking short cuts inside islands over channels that dry out with alarming speed.
SUPracer Watch Zane Schweitzer Fly From Maui to Molokai
SUPracer - With the trade winds blowing and big bumps rolling between Maui and Molokai last weekend, Zane Schweitzer decided to ditch his race board and compete in the M2Molokai challenge on his SUP foil board.
Jackson Kayak The All Occasion Kayak Tackle Box
Jackson Kayak - There are greeting cards categorized as all occasion why not a tackle box. After staring at multiple tackle boxes full of lures of very description I challenged myself to a kayak one box challenge. If I had to pack one #3600 Plano tackle box for bass fishing year round and almost any location what would the contents look like? The choices and why follow.
red paddle co Share the SUP Love to Win a Board
red paddle co - We are pretty proud of our amazing paddle boarding community and the wonderful people, that’s you who make it so special.
TotalSUP Woo Attracting Stand Up Paddlers With Its Revolutionary New Outrigger Canoe
TotalSUP - French outrigger canoe manufacturer Woo has just pulled off a major coup by launching the smallest outrigger canoe model currently on sale in the world. In doing so, they are single-handedly putting a stop to one of the major sticking points that confronts potential buyers when looking to purchase an OC1, it’s awkward dimensions.
ISA PASA announces Qualification System for Lima 2019 Pan American Games
ISA - During the 2017 ISA World Surfing Games held in Biarritz, France, past may, the Executive Board of the International Surfing Association (ISA)  approved the Qualification System for Lima 2019 Pan American Games , as  previously approved by the PASA Assembly in Lima, last October 2016 .
red paddle co Enter Your Details to Win a Board of Your Choice
red paddle co - Please fill out all the details below and attach an image of you and your board Head to the blog for image guidelines and full details on sharing your inflatable SUP love.
Distressed Mullet SUP Fatalities by the Numbers A Look at 2016 USCG Stats
Distressed Mullet - Dissecting the USCG SUP Accident numbers Good news and bad news this week on the safety front. The bad news Another paddler, a doctor from Toronto, died on Lake Huron over the weekend.  According to news reports, witnesses said 39-year-old Dennis Bowman fell into the water at Sauble Beach, became separated from his board and appeared to be in distress.  
Samata Mag How Fitness Protects Aging Brains
Samata Mag - Three Major Requirements for Brain PowerCognitive changes related to aging are actually related more to today's diet and lifestyle, rather than to the aging process itself.
SUP Fitness Balance and Leg Strength Exercise For Surfers and Stand Up Paddlers
SUP Fitness - Balance and Leg Strength Exercise For Surfers and Stand Up Paddlers. I’ve just developed this new, super fun and challenging exercise, designed to help you increase your leg strength while dynamically balancing on two balance pods on top of Glide plates.
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