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Playak Weekly Digest - week 46, 2017
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 46, 2017.
SUP Magazine SUP Expedition Across US/Canada Border
SUP Magazine - La Traversée is a short film about a SUP couple's grassroots expedition to cross the US/Canada border on Lake Memphremagog.
Distressed Mullet The Inland Paddler The End of a Season
Distressed Mullet - So Long, 2017 Paddle Racing Season And just like that boom. The time changes for most of us and the daylight departs way too early and the stand up paddle race season is over.
The Paddler ezine Jersey Kayak Adventures for 2018
The Paddler ezine - Jersey Kayak Trail. Advanced and intermediate Tours 2018 Intermediate and advanced sea kayakers can now experience the superb coastline of jersey – the island of the tides. With tides of up to 12 metres, paddle in places that within a few hours become a rocky lunar-like landscape and no trip is ever the same.
Girls at Play The River People You May Not Know
Girls at Play - By myself Off the gates, Anna shares her love and expertise of the sport. She has taught for Girls At Play in Costa Rica and with Last Descents in China.
SUP Magazine Mo Freitas and Fiona Wylde Crowned Overall APP World Tour Champions
SUP Magazine - With a combination of their SUP surfing and racing results, Mo Freitas and Fiona Wylde have been crowned overall APP World Tour Champions for 2017.
American Rivers Saving the Buffalo River for Future Generations
American Rivers - This guest blog by Lin Wellford is a part of our America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series on the Buffalo National River.
GrindTV The Fall of the Grand Canyon Escalade Development Project
GrindTV - The Navajo Nation Council unanimously decided to reject the plan, which would have carried 10,000 tourists a day to the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers, a Navajo sacred site, via a 1.4-mile aerial tram from the canyon's eastern rim.
American Rivers Neuse River to flow freely after Milburnie Dam removed
American Rivers - A deadly dam along the Neuse River in Raleigh, NC is being removed. Once Milburnie dam is removed, shad will be able to return to historic spawning grounds. Ushering in a new chapter for the Neuse River and City of Raleigh, removal of the unsafe and obsolete Milburnie Dam will begin on Wednesday, November 15.
GrindTV The gear you need for each SUP discipline
GrindTV - SUP is beautiful in its simplicity. All you really need is a paddle and board. But what if you want to run whitewater or try your hand at surfing or get out when it’s windy? The short answer: you’re gonna need some specialized gear. Here, we give you the rundown of what you need for the major SUP disciplines.
SUP World Mag Kai Lenny Teaches You How to Stand Up Paddleboard
SUP World Mag - Kai Lenny teaches SUP technique for GQ magazine In a suit.
Palm Blogs Youngest Palm ambassador talks about his whitewater passion and more...
Palm Blogs - Fun interview with the youngest Palm ambassador who loves kayaking. Here’s a interview with the little person on everything related to whitewater paddling from his favorite whitewater memory, venue, his recommendation of places white paddlers should go paddling and more… He competes at the UK's Younguns Freestyle series for paddling and often plays at the Cardiff International White Water Centre (CIWW). This makes for a fun and crip read.
The Paddler ezine The Paddler Issue 38 Autumn/Fall 2017 Edition
The Paddler ezine - Enjoy all 170 pages of paddling from every corner of the planet by viewing online or downloading and reading offline your free pdf copy here.
worldkayak blogs 2017 Tallulah Race Results
worldkayak blogs - A Benefit Event for Sponsored by Micah Cox charging down Oceana – Photo by Rob Giersch The race starts in the river right eddy beside the wooden launch ramp at the bottom of the 660 steps to get down into the gorge.  The finish line is at the confluence of the river into Tugalo Lake. 
Canoe Roots Kevin Callan's New Winter Camping Book
Canoe Roots - From the publisher of Complete Guide to Winter Camping: The Happy Camper is back. This time Kevin Callan is equipping campers with all they need to know about how to have fun in the great winter outdoors.  
Jackson Kayak October was a great time for kayak fishing
Jackson Kayak - For me it’s the month I live to fish. I typically get pretty lax on my day to day responsibilities in October because the only thing I can focus on is where I am fishing next. This past October we did a great deal of exploring on some unseen water hunting for smallmouth which added a lot of fuel to the fire.
Athletes with top online media coverage in November
1. Ryan McAvoy
2. Kai Lenny
3. Eric Jackson
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