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Playak News Flash - May 24, 2018
Playak News Flash - May 24, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Cold and Frustrated- L Stories From Stakeout Episode 4
Jackson Kayak - This Week Seth and new co-pilot Raoul Collenteur (NED) are exploring a new region of Canada in search of giant river waves.
SUP Connect Paddle Boarding Tri an Lake, Vietnam
SUP Connect - If you ask me what I usually do during the weekend, my answer will be Drag my paddle board and head to Tri An Lake for a quick break from my city life. Tri An Lake is a man-made lake but exudes natural beauty with its spectacular display of the sun, sky and wind. It could very well pass off as a work of nature.
Palm Blogs GB Freestyle Team Selections
Palm Blogs - Forget the royal wedding and FA Cup final, this weekend’s big event was GB freestyle selection event for the 2018 team. Under bright blue skies and wall-to-wall sunshine, over forty paddlers took to the water in Nottingham to strut their stuff for the judges.
Palm Blogs Early spring kayaking in Morocco
Palm Blogs - This Easter eight of us booked a trip with Ur Nomad to Morocco. Txus Ruiz de Erentxun (Ur Nomad) has been running kayaking trips to Morocco for twenty years. He and his team ran an excellent trip for us.
Traversing Canada & U.S. Working Together To Standardize PFDs
Traversing - Canada and the United States are working together to harmonize their flotation standards in order to improve the products and streamline the regulations. This will also mean that PFDs that meet the new standards will be approved for use in both the United States and Canada.
Canoe Kayak Rob Choi With Potential World Record 53lb Redfish
Canoe Kayak - Rob Choi has recently submitted his application for a world record red drum caught fly fishing to the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) while on his Old Town kayak.
Lina Augaitis Traveling Across the World With My 6 Month Old
Lina Augaitis - I wasn't sure what I was getting myself into only 4 days after coming home from 5 days with Aiste in North Carolina to compete at the Carolina Cup. My first race back from post second baby.
The Paddler ezine The New Women’s Range by Rooster – why unisex just won’t do!
The Paddler ezine - Women who feel at home on the water are each unique, yet all require the same warmth and comfort from their kit. Gear need not be restrictive in order to keep you warm. Rooster have been working tirelessly to innovate a range of kit for women who live to sail, surf, paddle and ride, completely in their element. Buying The Best PFD For Kayaking - PDFs ensure safety for their users by preventing them from falling below the water’s surface. Knowing what kind of life vest you should use can be a bit tricky, so we’ve done our best to make the process easier for you.
SUP World Mag DIY Electric Hydrofoil
SUP World Mag - How would you like flying over calm waters and surfing the wind.
SUP Magazine Japan’s Rising SUP Star
SUP Magazine - Top Japanese paddler Yuka Sato burst onto the SUP racing scene this year with a win at 12 Towers, get to know this rising star.
SUP Tonic Magical Diving Experience With Humpback Whales
SUP Tonic - This sent shivers down my spine! In September, migratory humpback whales go to Tahiti to raise their young after traveling thousands of miles from the Antarctic Ocean.
SUP Magazine Dreamy SUP Surfing in Costa Rica with Fisher Grant
SUP Magazine - SUP surfer Fisher Grant rips on Costa Rica's pristine waves in this recent edit.
SUP Tonic BOTE Rackham Paddleboard
SUP Tonic - Featuring a large flat deck and thick rails providing unmatched stability and capacity, especially for large paddlers. Their most feature-rich platform, the Rackham is perfect for those looking to take their fishing and expedition adventures to the next level.
International Rafting Federation Taking People With Disabilities Out Onto the Water in Iran
International Rafting Federation - For a long time we, the Iran Rafting Association (IRA), have been thinking about how to grow water sports for all. That’s why we formed the Para Rafting Committee in our association with the cooperation of Mr. Saeed Zarori, who is a well-known person, with disabilities, in the field of adventure activities.
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