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Playak News Flash - February 18, 2018
Playak News Flash - February 18, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Increasing Mobility for Better Performance
Jackson Kayak - When I think about whitewater kayakers having good mobility I kind of laugh a little to myself. Unless you consistently work on it, chances are shoving yourself into your boat has taken a toll on your mobility. In order to have the best control in your boat- whether its creeking, river running, or play boating- you have to be in there snug.
Distressed Mullet Joe Sheridan talks freediving and Waterman Survival courses from the 2018 Surf Expo
Distressed Mullet - Waterman Survival 101 Joe Sheridan from Waterman Survival talks about freediving safety, instruction and certification camps and clinics from the Smith Optics booth, 2018 Surf Expo in Orland Florida.
Frogma Meet the Breeds - Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 2018
Frogma - Last weekend's wonderful rainy-day fun - a trip with an old friend to the Meet the Breeds event and Agility Competition run in conjunction with the world-famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show! And I loved it that this is what we saw just as we got out of the cab.
Jackson Kayak 2017 Colorado Kayak Fishing Club Bass Series
Jackson Kayak - The Colorado Kayak Fishing Club (CKFC) was established in 2012 with the purpose of promoting fishing education and conservation while enjoying the sport of kayak fishing. Since its establishment the club has put on tournaments for human powered vessels including float tubes, canoes, and of course kayaks.
Atlantic Paddle Surfing Eco Boards From Starboard
Atlantic Paddle Surfing - Build boards, plant trees and fight plastic. While shaping boards and our company’s culture, we also need to keep the Oceans in shape, they are our core business in all respects.
SUP Magazine A Winter Solo Expedition in Finland
SUP Magazine - For some, three weeks alone in a snowy winter wonderland is the gateway to happiness. That’s what Thomas Oschwald discovered a few months ago under trial by fire, or ice rather, when he embarked on a solo SUP mission in the frozen waters of Finland.
Paddle Making Historic Paddle Photo Rough Waters on the Restigouche
Paddle Making - Here's a wonderful action shot of bark canoe rushing down down some rapids. While the blade of the Guide's paddle is submerged under the water, the long flat grip is faintly visible in the photo.
Boarders Magazine Laguna Paddlers Stand Up Against Off Shore Drilling
Boarders Magazine - On Saturday February 3rd, protestors took a stand (literally) against offshore drilling. Stand up paddlers and surfers gathered in Laguna Beach and voiced their opinion about the impact of drilling gone wrong.
Tony Paradise Arrr, no pirates
Tony Paradise - This morning, Thursday, I got mail from Dean wondering if some of us were interested in  paddle.  It was going to be a beautify day with low wind. 
SUP Connect Top Mistakes Made When Paddling With Your Pup
SUP Connect - Taking your pup for a ride on your paddle board is a really fun way to spend more time with your furry friend while also getting some time on the water.
Elder SUP Kindergarten: A Standup Beginning
Elder SUP - Zane Schweitzer released his first book (yes, more to come in 2018) in November of 2017. In spite of a competition and travel schedule that fills most of 10 months of the year, he is actively adding one more podium to his quiver – that of being a speaker sharing the same energy and spirit that flies off the pages of his book,  Beneath the Surface.
SUP Mag UK Kite & SUP Youth Tour 2018 events coming up in UK
SUP Mag UK - Kite & SUP Youth Tour 2018 is coming, the events aim is to have youth and people get involved in SUP and kitesurfing. These events are free for youngsters from 12 to 18 years. The Tour takes place throughout Easter Holidays, visiting nine tour stops around UK country. Check details.
AirKayaks Review of Hala’s Carbon Nass 12’6″ Inflatable Paddle Board
AirKayaks - Well-known for eye-catching graphics and innovative technology, Hala Gear is one of the few standup paddle board companies focused on the inflatables market – most feature hard-shells with a few inflatables thrown into the mix.
supboardguide.com 5 Cheap Inflatable Paddle Boards You Can Buy For $500 or Less
supboardguide.com - Is that wallet feeling a bit light? Still super keen to get out on a SUP though? Next thing you’re probably wondering is, is it possible to buy a decent SUP for under $500?
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