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Playak News Flash - September 14, 2017
Playak News Flash - September 14, 2017
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Traversing Fall 2017 Lee Valley Canoe Related Workshops
Traversing - Woodworking and tool store Lee Valley, is offering various upcoming Canoe paddle carving workshops for Spring 2017.
American Rivers Need for strategies to reduce flooding reducing from hurricanes
American Rivers - Right now, American Rivers is requesting supporters to help them with the relief and recovery efforts from the damages caused by hurricane Irma. Please help your neighbors. However, we need to see how we can reduce the threats from flooding in future. We must have rivers accommodate more flood waters, improve the safety of high-hazard dams and more such things.
Frogma Dust to Deliverance Book Launch/Reading Suggestion
Frogma - For anyone who's read my 9/11 story, you know that after I fled the WTC by subway, I spent the rest of the day at Pier 63 Maritime, where owner John Krevey (now sorely missed after a heart attack some years later took him from us far too young) was able to call in some of the charter boats that would use the barge as a boarding spot to come evacuate people from Manhattan.
Jackson Kayak Gore Fest 2017
Jackson Kayak - Thursday afternoon I was loading boats onto my dads truck, getting ready to head up to Gore Fest. As I started torqueing on a strap to ensure the boats did not fall off, the webbing snapped and sent me flying backwards onto the pavement, roughly 8 feet below my feet.
SUP Mag UK SUP and Outrigger Canoeing, a Beautiful Partnership.
SUP Mag UK - If you take a look at the ocean sports scene across the pond it is easy to see how many great SUP athletes were once, and still are great outrigger canoe paddlers. Dany Ching, Travis Grant, Dave Kalama and so on, the list is huge.
SUP Mag UK Dragon World Championships Prize Purse Confirmed
SUP Mag UK - Red Paddle Co have announced a $6,000 USD prize purse for the Dragon World Championships. The event will be the first of its kind and the first ever dedicated, global team race event. Taking place in Carlisle Bay, Barbados on 28th – 30th October 2017 the inaugural competition will see teams of all abilities, from all over the world battling it out to be crowned the victors. 
SUPracer The Non-Stop Version of the Race Has Already Begun
SUPracer - The Non-Stop version of the race has already begun follow the live GPS tracking map.
Tony Paradise Make your food luggage light for your kayak camping trips
Tony Paradise - When planning for kayak camping and backpacking trips, you must try to make your luggage lighter. Here is food dehydrator that magically does the trick of reducing weight of food and even it’s space/ This makes the food dehydrator a good item to make use of to make your food items be lighter on your overall luggage.
Kayak Session The whitewater competition that took place in the largest rapid in the world this year
Kayak Session - This year was a record high flow of greater than 10,000 Cms (>350k cfs) making this the largest rapid in the world by volume on which a whitewater kayak competition is held. As always, athletes showed up and put on a great show!
Distressed Mullet CHUM for September 6th, Hurricane Irma and the Fires in the Gorge
Distressed Mullet - Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Preparedness, Surf Expo Schedule Shortened, Space Coast Paddlefest Postponed, and the Eagle Creek and Indian Creek wildfires in The Gorge, Oregon.
Jackson Kayak Fine-Tuning Your Approach
Jackson Kayak - In recent years, I have been blessed to learn and fish against some of the best kayak fishermen in the nation. From smaller local tournaments to the biggest stage of kayak fishing, the KBF National Championship.
Distressed Mullet New Kai Lenny Surf Film Out
Distressed Mullet - Paradigm Lost Kai Lenny and Red Bull have been working on a new surf film and it’s ready.  We’re posting the trailer and more details are below.
Trash Paddler Going Up, Going Down
Trash Paddler - This past Saturday I joined with members of the NHAMC Paddlers in paddling the Merrimack River from Greeley Park in Nashua, NH up to Cromwell's Falls in Merrimack.
Standup Journal Paradigm Lost – A Surf Film by Kai Lenny, Featuring Every Great Waterman Alive
Standup Journal - Kai Lenny knows surfing. He knows kite surfing, big waves, windsurfing and foiling. So, when Kai teams up with Poor Boy Productions and Red Bull Media to create Paradigm Lost, a film about the power and enlightenment that comes from surfing, we listen.
International Rafting Federation Looking for Hosts for 2020 R4 World Rafting Champs
International Rafting Federation - If you are interested in hosting the 2020 IRF World Rafting Championships then it is time to get into action! Intention to Bid Forms are to be returned to IRF Admin by 31st October 2017.
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