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Playak Weekly Digest - week 18, 2018
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 18, 2018.
Am. Whitewater Those who fought for white water paddling rights - Green River, Vermont
Am. Whitewater - American Whitewater is proud to recognize attorney Ryan Kane and the Law Firm of Tarrant, Gillies & Richardson for their extraordinary efforts to protect whitewater boating on the Green River in Vermont .
Palm Blogs Tips on planning a wonderful paddle trip to British Columbia, Canada
Palm Blogs - I spend three weeks last summer paddling in British Columbia, Canada. Before we left we found it difficult to find a good plan as to where exactly the best paddling spots were in BC during the month of August. Here are some tips to help with your trip.
American Rivers There’s No Sweet Spot – What the Colorado River Needs Is Real Balance
American Rivers - Over the last week, those of us who eat, sleep, and drink Colorado River issues have watched with alternating measures of surprise, concern, and alarm as water users from the Upper Basin states publicly called out the operators of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) for gaming reservoir levels to maximize water deliveries to Arizona.
American Rivers Angling Memories from the Nooksack River
American Rivers - A diehard steelheader relives one of his greatest days chasing Washington’s most prized gamefish on a proposed Wild and Scenic River.
unsponsored Kayakers vs Whirlpools
unsponsored - Kayakers vs Whirlpools – As the Ottawa river begins to rise the eddylines start to get way more powerful and at the top of the Butchers Knife rapid, some really powerful whirlpools begin to form.
Simon Wyndham How to Improve the Roll
Simon Wyndham - The best way to practice realistic rolling is to go over in real environments, even on the flat. How to improve the roll is possibly one of the most asked questions in white water kayaking.
Jim Krawiecki Road Trip to Scotland
Jim Krawiecki - With Easter fast approaching, it was time to make a plan. It had been a while since I had visited the west highlands of Scotland so I joined some folk from Liverpool Canoe Club on their Easter break based in Kinlochleven.
International Rivers Groups Seek Fundamental Legal Rights for Serbia'S Wild Rivers and Ecosystems
International Rivers - Today, a coalition of organizations launch a campaign to establish rights of nature in Serbia. The goal is to permanently protect sensitive Balkan ecosystems, including from threats of enormous pesticide use and a flurry of dam construction.
SUP Connect Fun and exciting race Carolina Cup had new champions emerge this year
SUP Connect - After another grueling year yet again on the Graveyard course at the Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup new champions were crowned among a record field of elite competitors in an exciting race that didn’t disappoint. For the first time since 2014 the direction of the course was reversed (clockwise around Wrightsville “island”) to take full advantage of the wind and tides.
Traversing The World'S Thinnest Lifejacket
Traversing - The Wingman Lifejacket is marketed as the World's Thinnest Lifejacket and was first seen on the entrepreneurial show Shark Tank and Kickstarter.
Canoe Kayak By the Numbers: Salmon Speed Descent
Canoe Kayak - Adding up three Idaho kayakers' nonstop 32.5-hour speed descent of the Salmon River
The Paddler ezine The Paddler Late Spring 2018 Issue 41 Now Available
The Paddler ezine - Early spring may have felt more like mid-winter so here’s to late spring. The brand spanking new Late Spring issue of the Paddler magazine certainly is alive and kicking.
unsponsored Movie Monday 30 April 2018
unsponsored - It’s Monday so welcome to Movie Monday 30 April 2018 at Unsponsored HQ. We have a fine selection of edits to distract you from that thing that you should be really cracking on with.
Jackson Kayak How to beat the Weekend Warrior
Jackson Kayak - Last year I had big changes happening in my personal life. I went from full time kayaker based in France and traveling 8-10 months out of the year to getting married, and settle down in Colorado with my wife.
Jackson Kayak January to March 2018
Jackson Kayak - It has been a busy first three months of the year, but I have still been able to sneak out and get in some diving here and there off my Kraken 13.5, from shore, and even once from my buddy Jeff’s boat.
Athletes with top online media coverage in April
1. Eric Jackson
2. Michael Booth
3. Sonni Honscheid
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