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Playak News Flash - July 22, 2017
Playak News Flash - July 22, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Canoe Kayak Canyon Paddling Hazard Fire Train
Canoe Kayak - Paddlers on the Colorado River’s Ruby-Horsethief Canyon outside Grand Junction, Colorado, got a hot surprise in early July when, while floating the river, they were passed by a train on fire.
Adventure Kayak How to Choose a Recreational Kayak Paddle
Adventure Kayak - This online tutorial will help newer recreational paddlers make an informed purchasing decision for their first kayak paddle.
American Rivers Menominee Tribe Fights to Stop Controversial Mine
American Rivers - This guest blog by Chairman Gary Besaw is a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series on the Menominee River in Wisconsin and Michigan.
Rapid Magazine Blog Beginners Guide to Whitewater Kayaking Gear
Rapid Magazine Blog - This video is to help those new to the sport of whitewater kayaking figure out the gear they need to get started.
Kayak Angler Magazine The Bonafide kayak Review after paddling it at the ICAST Water Demo Event
Kayak Angler Magazine - I arrived to the ICAST On the Water Demo early and there was already a line of anglers anxious to paddle the new Bonafide SS127. After a year of build-up, everyone was excited about paddling the new kayak from the folks who make YakAttack kayak fishing accessories.
SUP Examiner 100 Days of Dragon
SUP Examiner - Ready to become a World Champ? The countdown has officially begun. There is now just 100 days until the Red Paddle Co Dragon World Championships, the first ever dedicated team global race event.
Ultimate Bass Here is news about the widely popular bass fishing tournament
Ultimate Bass - The 2018 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour would have the best bass anglers in the world competing in the most competitive circuit in the sport. The Tour that has seven tournaments and would be broadcasted in major sports channels would reward winning and participating anglers by attractive cash prizes. Check the details out...
TotalSUP Interview With Cyril Coste, Founder of Takuma Concept
TotalSUP - Before SUP Foil started to become popular over a year ago, Cyril Coste and some of his friends already had the idea of designing their own foils for SUP flatwater conditions.
Standup Journal Introducing the Fanatic Sup Ripper Aluminium
Standup Journal - About The Ripper Alu is the standard entry level paddle for kids. With its quality, ergonomically shaped oval shaft, and stiff durable plastic blade, it delivers just the right amount of flex for the younger, lighter riders.
unsponsored Kayaking The Lower Rauma Norway
unsponsored - Bren Orton catches some great lines while kayaking the lower Rauma.
SUPracer Watch the Chris Bertish Interview Why I Paddled Across the Atlantic Ocean
SUPracer - While I was in Italy for the excellent Protect.Blue eco summit on the weekend, I caught up with Chris Bertish and asked him why he spent 93 days and nights paddling alone across the Atlantic Ocean. It was a long, fascinating chat with an extraordinary individual.
The Paddler ezine “Which is your favourite river and why?”
The Paddler ezine - The Paddler magazine asked 25 world-class WW paddlers two questions, “Which is your favourite river and why?” Gerd Serrasolses, Joe Morley, Jordy Searle, Mariann Saether, Mat Dumoulin, Mike Dawson and Nick Troutman gave us their answers and more to follow over the next week…
GrindTV Actor Rob Lowe paddleboards with great white sharks in California; video
GrindTV - This past weekend in Santa Barbara, two juvenile great white sharks were spotted. Lowe was on the beach and did what any normal person does: he grabbed his standup paddleboard and paddled out to hang out with the sharks. And it was all captured on camera.
Jackson Kayak How to Controlled Descent of Jared’s Knee
Jackson Kayak - Controlled descent is a big part of kayaking. I try to express to my students how important it is to take control of the rapid, slow down, catch eddies, and pick your next move.
SUP Examiner Choosing a Board for SUP Surfing
SUP Examiner - Tips for selecting your SUP surfing board There is a lot to consider when selecting a board for SUP surfing. Length, width and volume are the most common considerations at the forefront for most paddlers.
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