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Playak News Flash - June 23, 2018
Playak News Flash - June 23, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
International Rivers Last four rivers of Sweden protected from dams
International Rivers - Majority of Sweden’s rivers got damed but four rivers are protected and remain free flowing rivers, so nice(:
Frogma Four Plus Many More to Take Me Home
Frogma - Just finishing off the one paddle, two paddle series I started but stalled out on in favor of pretty pictures from vacation.
Canoe Kayak 17 kayakers talk about their love of Banks, Idaho
Canoe Kayak - Interviews with 17 kayakers about what they believe makes Banks, Idaho so special. What To Wear While Kayaking (Whether It’s Summer Or Winter) - Whether you are casually paddling around your local lake or heading down a fast-paced rapid, kayaking is an activity that is both versatile and all seasonal. In addition to the weather, there are additional factors to take into consideration including hydration, sun protection, and the level of activity involved.
Jackson Kayak Become A More Efficient Angler
Jackson Kayak - As an avid kayak tournament angler I’m always striving to improve my efficiency while out on the water. To me being more efficient means an increased opportunity for putting more fish in the boat. Most kayak fishing tournaments are 8 hours long. I want to make sure I’m getting the most out of every minute of my day.
Werner Packrafting revolutionizing backcountry travel river exploration
Werner - When you can put your boat and your paddle in your backpack, the world is your oyster. Packrafts – ultralight, ultra-packable inflatable rafts – have been quietly revolutionizing backcountry travel in Alaska and the Rocky Mountain states for some years.
unsponsored Bren Is Broken
unsponsored - I unfortunately took a huge crash a few days ago and busted my ribs up really good. Which means I unfortunately can’t compete at the gopro games this weekend, hoping to heal up and be back on the water soon.
Am. Whitewater AW Comments on Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program (AK)
Am. Whitewater - American Whitewater provided Scoping Comments this week on the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). In December of 2017, Congress Passed the Tax Act of 115th Congress.
Exploring Elements BFG KM3: Terrain Takeover On The Rubicon
Exploring Elements - Life is all about experiences. The BFGoodrich KM3 tire launch is one of those experiences that I won’t soon forget! It involved an impressive new tire, exceptional people, the Rubicon Trail, Ultra 4 race vehicles, RZRs, helicopters and SO much more.
Paddle Making Anonymous Algonquin Couple Paddle Replica
Paddle Making - Another unique paddle design replicated for the upcoming WCHA assembly  is from an illustration by an anonymous artist. Dated to between 1750-1780, the painting in the collection of the City of Montreal archive illustrates an Algonquin couple in period clothing.  The male figure holds a paddle over his shoulder.
SUP Magazine Paddle for Recovery | SUP Brings Relief to Cancer Survivors
SUP Magazine - Rynkowski realized she could use the benefits of standup paddling to help cancer survivors on their journey to recovery. And just like that, the idea for Paddle for Recovery class was spawned. Here she explains how her program has touched the lives of cancer survivors, how she hopes to expand the program and how you can help get involved.
Kayak Yak Kayakers in the Gorge
Kayak Yak - Yesterday, Louise and I discovered some kayakers playing in The Gorge under the Tillicum Bridge.
TotalSUP Starboard Rider Sean Poynter qualifies for the ISAs with a Magnificent Score!!
TotalSUP - Last weekend Starboard rider Sean Poynter won his 2nd consecutive US championship and booked his place for ISA in Brazil held later on in the year.
Standup Paddle Magazine Coresport - The Magic Workout Shirt, the More You Sweat, the Cooler You Are
Standup Paddle Magazine - Coresport arrived in the mail. Opened it up and it looked pretty unassuming, nothing special, almost like any other workout shirt. The weather is getting humid now that the trade winds aren't blowing and summer is definitely here as temperatures are starting to rise.
SUP Magazine The Gear You Need for Seventy48
SUP Magazine - The inaugural Seventy48 required specialized gear to stay warm, fed and safe. Here's what we used to complete the race.
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