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Playak Weekly Digest - week 36, 2017
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 36, 2017.
Rapid Magazine Blog Paddlesports Retailer Announces Location Change
Rapid Magazine Blog - Paddlesports Retailer has show in its first year that it truly is the official trade show for paddlers, by paddlers. In the inaugural year, the show has already run out convention center space.
American Rivers Hurricane Harvey Is Reminder to Prepare for Climate Change, Floods
American Rivers - The enormous human tragedy unfolding in Texas, as a result of Hurricane Harvey, is a reminder that communities all over the United State are vulnerable to catastrophe when extreme weather events hit.
American Rivers In the Wake of Harvey, Ten Facts About Floods
American Rivers - As the people of Houston struggle to recover from Hurricane Katrina, people all across America should consider contributing to the recovery effort and preparing for a flood in their own communities. American Rivers offers a few facts about floods to help people and communities prepare.
Jackson Kayak Binge Watch Hooked on Wild Waters Season 3 Right Here on
Jackson Kayak - If you haven’t seen any of the new episodes of Hooked on Wild Waters, this is your lucky day! Below are the first 4 episodes of Season 3, which focuses on river bassin.
The Paddler ezine The English Canoe Symposium 2017
The Paddler ezine - As always we have a fantastic line-up of coaches who will be delivering a diverse selection of workshops over the weekend; some workshops are half day, some full day and all are guaranteed to leave you inspired and thirsty for more.Some of the highlights at the Symposium that takes place on November this year are as follows...
Traversing Path of the Paddle Grand Opening
Traversing - Path of The Paddle, a 1,200km water trail that runs though North Western Ontario into Manitoba had a grand opening ceremony on August 26th. 
Canoe Roots Sandborn Canoe Co. Handcrafted Paddles
Canoe Roots -  Sandborn Canoe Co. specialized in handcrafting wooden canoe paddles. Their Gunflint is their best seller, built from cedar with a bare handle (which cuts down on the formation of blisters) and the shaft is also buffed down to cut down.
SUPracer Bruno Hasulyo Beats World’s Best to Win ISA Marathon Race From Connor, Titou and Brother Daniel
SUPracer - Bruno Hasulyo has claimed gold in the ISA marathon race here in Denmark today, outlasting world number one Connor Baxter in a draining and highly-competitive 18km race around Copenhagen's scenic harbour.
Kayak Base Top 10 Health Benefits of Fishing
Kayak Base - There are several health benefits of fishing. Fishing is a hobby that everyone can grow to love. Plus it is also a great way for a person to improve their mental capacity and physical well-being.
Kayak Base 10 Best Fishing Spots in Ohio
Kayak Base - Ohio, once famously known as The Buckeye State, is a renowned place of natural beauty and great weather. This state has numerous lakes, rivers, and reservoirs where nature-lovers get to enjoy fishing and other activities.
Alpin Action Team Whetman Equipment Spray-Deck Review
Alpin Action Team - I started using Whetman equipment spray-deck about half a year ago. When it was offered to me at Alpine Action store, I felt a bit insecure because of not knowing the brand at first.
SUPracer Day 2 of the ISA Worlds in Copenhagen
SUPracer - Saturday schedule 9:00am women’s SUP and prone distance 1:30pm men’s SUP and prone distance.
Rapid Magazine Blog Pyranha Kayaks Ripper
Rapid Magazine Blog - The Pyranha Kayaks Ripper has a steep bow rocker, with a full volume bow. There are added handles, for extra rescue options, so you can paddle with peace of mind.
Canoe Roots Northstar Canoes Strength Test at Paddlesports Retailer
Canoe Roots - Northstar Canoes brought its new products to Paddlesports Retailer 2017. The highlight is the IXP lamination, designed to be extremely tough. This makes Northstar Canoes excellent for river trips. Northstar Canoes also introduced the new B17 boat.
Kayak Angler Magazine Paddlesports Retailer taking place at a great paddle sport venue next year
Kayak Angler Magazine - Paddlesports Retailer has show in its first year that it truly is the official trade show for paddlers, by paddlers. In the inaugural year, the show has already run out convention center space. Next year the Trade Show happens at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In the addition to providing more space for the show, the venue is a great site for paddlesports as it has courses for various paddle sport disciplines from - spring kayak, white water, slalom etc.
Athletes with top online media coverage in September
1. Bruno Hasulyo
2. Casper Steinfath
3. Annabel Anderson
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