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Playak News Flash - February 13, 2018
Playak News Flash - February 13, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SUP World Mag Victoria Burgess Paddle From Cuba to Key West
SUP World Mag - Chica Libre! Awesome project led by Victoria Burgess.
Jackson Kayak Ocean Surfing Hotspots, a plenty in Southern California
Jackson Kayak - There aren’t many rivers in Southern California, but there is the Pacific Ocean. Southern California surf is so much fun and my favorite boat to take out is the Jackson Rockstar. I frequent spots such as Huntington’s Beach, Salt Creek, and Trestles. Like a river that can fluctuate in flow, the ocean fluctuates in wave height.
American Rivers McCombs Honored for Conservation Work in North Carolina
American Rivers - American Rivers congratulates Erin McCombs as the winner of the 2018 Fred A. Harris Fisheries Conservation Award which is presented by the NC Chapter of the American Fisheries Society to individuals or organizations who have distinguished themselves in the conservation of fisheries and aquatic resources in North Carolina.
Jackson Kayak A unforgettable day of smallmouth fishing just before it poured
Jackson Kayak - Recently Chris Slaughter, Adam Cunningham and I had a day of smallmouth fishing that none of us will ever forget, in a good way.
Kayak Base 10 Best Life Jackets For Kayak Fishing 2018 – Fishing Life Jackets
Kayak Base - Bob was one of a kind… The most passionate paddlers I’ve ever had the chance to meet and incredibly passionate about taking care of this planet we call home. Pod of Dolphines having a whale of a time at sea - At first Mike was oblivious to the pod of bottlenose dolphins which had been playing in Donald's wake. What a spectacle they made against the backdrop of the Eigg and Rum mountains.
SUP Connect What to Expect at Air France Paddle Festival 2018
SUP Connect - Tahiti's biggest stand up paddle event, the Air France Paddle Festival, is back for its 5th consecutive year and will be hitting the beautiful shores of Maeva Beach on Saturday April 7, 2018. Recently announced as the first event of The Paddle League's new World Tour, the event is expected to attract even more competitors than previous years, especially high profile athletes that are gunning for the crown.
Tony Paradise Risen From the Almost Dead
Tony Paradise - Anyone following my blog may have thought I went into the afterlife.  I haven't paddled in just over seven weeks,  since December 16th.  I have a good excuse.  Its been very windy around here since.  I can recall only one day that I could have paddled but did not. 
TotalSUP How to achieve that great SUP Video!
TotalSUP - So now you’ve got the camera, you are itching to get out there and capture it all, in order to make some killer videos! So what is the best way to mount it for SUP? Continuing kayak journey after photographing dolphins earlier - This is the P&H Scorpio HV Mk2 in CoreLite X. It is very large but supremely comfortable and as can be seen from the previous post, made an excellent stable platform for photographing bottlenose dolphins.
Paddle Surf Canada Remembering passionate paddler Bob Purdy who cared and paddled for the planet
Paddle Surf Canada - Bob was one of a kind… The most passionate paddlers I’ve ever had the chance to meet and incredibly passionate about taking care of this planet we call home.
SUPracer Welcome to the Paddle League.
SUPracer - Welcome to The Paddle League, where we aim to help build a better, brighter and more sustainable future for stand up paddling that benefits everyone who's part of this amazing community.
SUP World Mag Shortboard Surfing with Mo Freitas
SUP World Mag - Mo Freitas, Shredding on any type of board.
SUP Connect Standup Paddle the Guadiana River in Portugal
SUP Connect - 2017’s Guadiana Challenge exceeded all our exceptions’, explained Nick Robinson from Algarve SUP, founder, and organizer of the successful Portuguese stand up paddle event. Over 140 paddlers and hundreds of spectators came out to enjoy an amazing 3 days of fun in Mértola, Southern Portugal on the Guadiana River.
Paddle Making Border Country
Paddle Making - A recently published book may interest those with a keen interest in historical canoe tripping and vintage wood-canvas canoes.  
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