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Playak News Flash - May 26, 2018
Playak News Flash - May 26, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Am. Whitewater Breakwater Falls and Gorge-Rapids of Pine River (WI) to Flow All Summer!
Am. Whitewater - From June 1st through the fall of this year, the Pine River (Florence, WI) will offer a rare opportunity for Wisconsin whitewater. 
Canoe Roots The New Canoe Boom
Canoe Roots - Canoeing has boomed and gone bust before. At the turn of the 19th-century there was no better way for young people to seek romance beyond the prying eyes of their elders.
Sea Eagle Ingenuity Opens New Doors for Disabled Paddlers
Sea Eagle - By Tom Schlichter I can’t tell you how good it feels to get back on the water and paddle, says David Jones. It’s taken a lot of experimenting over the years, but we finally have something that works really well.
The Paddler ezine The Stunning Remoteness of Antarctica
The Paddler ezine - While flicking through January’s Paddler magazine and reading about other people’s paddling trips, an advert caught Mark’s eye: Antarctic kayak expedition. Four weeks. Last-minute space available.
Adventure Kayak National Safe Boating Week - PFD Brand showcase
Adventure Kayak - Mustang Survival®, the North American brand known for innovative solutions for the most demanding marine environments, has created a comprehensive Guide for PFD Inspection and Maintenance (available for download) for recreational boaters in recognition of National Safe Boating Week (May 19-25, 2018).
SUP Connect Sian Sykes Becomes First to Circumnavigate Wales by SUP
SUP Connect - On the 60th day of her adventure (37 days paddling and 23 off water days due to weather conditions), Sian Sykes completed her solo and unsupported SUP circumnavigation of Wales. With this, Sian becomes the first person to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) around the whole of Wales.
red paddle co Dragon World Championships 2018 10 Things You Need to Know
red paddle co - The 2018 Dragon World Championships will be based in the picturesque village of Fuschl am See at the Alpine leisure resort of Fuschlseebad , twenty minutes from Salzburg, Austria. The races will take place on the emerald waters of Lake Fuschl surrounded by incredible mountains and alpine scenery.
Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts Gumotex Sunny in the Summer Isles
Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts - A few shots from our first visit to the Summer Isles in 2006 with my original Gumotex Sunny and Mk1  Safari and when it seems the weather was unusually good for August.
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.
unsponsored Soul Waterman – Proton Paddle
unsponsored - After some soul searching (pun intended) of our ultimate goals with the paddle line, we once more have the paddles ready to go. The biggest focus the main reason for delays was making the paddles bomb proof.
SUP Magazine Forget Wilson Castaway Discovers SUP
SUP Magazine - The Greek city of Agios Nikolaos made a tourism video featuring a castaway who discovers a SUP and proceeds to paddle to their charming seaside town.
Level 6 Dress for the Weather or Dress for the Water?
Level 6 - Late spring / early summer paddling can be a tricky time to figure out what to wear out on the water. The weather here in BC the last week has been fantastic - with plenty of sunshine and mid-summer temperatures.
Jackson Kayak Spring Rain
Jackson Kayak - Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. The weather is getting warmer, the wildflowers are blooming, and the the days are getting longer.
Distressed Mullet Paddle Coach Larry gives tips for older paddlers, on staying fit for paddling
Distressed Mullet - If anyone is the visible personification of the saying “age is just a number” it’s probably our friend and Paddle Monster coach Larry Cain.In the interview, he talks about the increased importance of rest and recovery and clean eating for the older athlete, among other things.
SUP World Mag Stand Up Paddle Board Surfing at Its Best – SUP Surf at QLD Titles 2018
SUP World Mag - QLD titles 2018 is a wrap, Awesome surfing.
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