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Playak News Flash - January 22, 2018
Playak News Flash - January 22, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SUP Magazine SUP Foil Surfing With Zane Schweitzer
SUP Magazine - The Maui SUP surfer surfs his SUP foil for over two straight minutes during this session from Lahaina.
Am. Whitewater Speak up for improved access at ward's Ferry Bridge - Tuolumne River (CA)
Am. Whitewater - American Whitewater is advocating for improved access conditions at Ward’s Ferry Bridge on California’s Tuolumne River, which is the take-out for the Wild and Scenic Meral’s Pool run above the Don Pedro Hydropower Project. Take Action! It’s time to put on record that a safe and improved take-out at Ward’s Ferry Bridge for the Meral’s Pool Run on the Wild & Scenic Tuolumne River is important to you, the private boater.
SUP Magazine Stormr Typhoon Watch Cap
SUP Magazine - Stormr Neoprene Beanie $25 Our Take: Keeping your noggin warm should be high on a paddler's priority list. This fleece-lined neoprene beanie from Stormr, glued and blind-stitched for added durability, is a simple solution.
Traversing Reservations Now Required Year-Round at Garibaldi Provincial Park
Traversing - Visitors can soon reserve campsites throughout the year at Garibaldi Provincial Park, a popular backcountry destination for outdoor enthusiasts along the Sea-to-Sky corridor.
SUP World Mag Airs Barrels and Carnage at Jaws
SUP World Mag - Kai Lenny killing it at Jaws! With ups and lows.
Log of Ibi Paddle Art
Log of Ibi - This is a paddle that was used by both of our Oklahoma granddaughters when they were much smaller.   When they out grew the paddle, it collected dust in the shop.  
Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts Alternative to D-rings for Inflatable kayaks (IKs)
Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts - Michael S from BC came up with a good idea for securing stuff, seats or thigh straps to the floor of your IK without resorting to gluing on expensive D-rings – something that takes application and the right glue to do well.
Jackson Kayak Lake Kayak
Jackson Kayak - With low water at my home play park I devised a plan to take a surf lesson on Lake Michigan for the upcoming weekend. For good surf on the Great Lakes I understand it takes wind out of the correct direction to make waves. Usually this includes cold, inclement weather too.
Adventure Kayak Yoga for Paddling: Must-Do Pose for Paddlers With Low-Back Pain
Adventure Kayak - Here’s an astonishing number for you: People in the U.S. spend over 100 billion dollars per year on low back pain relief (trying to get it).
unsponsored Here’s Bren talking about his 128ft descent of the Big Banana Falls!!
unsponsored - Here’s Bren talking about his 128ft descent of the Big Banana Falls!!
SUPracer With Virtual Coaches Larry Cain, Travis Grant and Now Seychelle, Paddle Monster Wants to Make You a Better Paddler.
SUPracer - The post With virtual coaches Larry Cain, Travis Grant and now Seychelle, Paddle Monster wants to make you a better paddler.
Canoe Kayak In 2018 Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championships is not happening
Canoe Kayak - In 2018 Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championships is not happening Hosted each fall on the infamous Wellerbrücke rapid in the Austrian mountain town of Oetz, Sickline been one of steep-creek racing’s premier kayak events.
SIC Maui SIC’s Bayaonet series of SUP boards tested by Connor Baxter is here...
SIC Maui - SIC’s all new competitive downwind race board, the Bayonet, has arrived. After evolving through several different prototypes and being tested by some of the world’s best SUP athletes, including Connor Baxter who went on to take first place riding the Bayaonet 17.1 at the 2017 Maui 2 Molokai, the Bayonet is officially here. With the genius of Master Shaper Mark Raaphorst along with the experience of the entire SIC team, without a doubt the Bayonet is one of the best downwind boards ever created for elite paddlers ...
SUPracer Here’s Why GlaGla Is the First Points Race of Season 2018
SUPracer - We're only 24 hours from the first big race of season 2018: The GlaGla Race in the French Alps. But the "GlaGla" isn't just the first big race of the year, it's going to be one of the biggest races of the year, period.
Jackson Kayak Kilroy Was Here
Jackson Kayak - A few weeks ago a group of friends and I were planning a trip to Tennessee in hopes for some muskie. After losing one and missing a few others on my first trip, I definitely had my hopes up to land one of these toothy critters.
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