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Playak Weekly Digest - week 28, 2018
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 28, 2018.
Jackson Kayak Whitewater and Freestyle experience - The Colorado Tour
Jackson Kayak - Each summer I look forward to the competing in the “Colorado Tour.” For me, this tour consists of 4 or 5 events around the state during the months of May and June. This year, for whatever reason, I executed my best rides and was rewarded with my highest finishes. To kick off the season, I entered the Golden Games.
SUP Magazine Standup Paddler Breaks Skull of Man in San Diego
SUP Magazine - On June 26, a paddleboarder got into a confrontation with San Diego swim coach Kevin Eslinger and hit him in the head with his paddle, breaking his skull.
unsponsored A New Disco?
unsponsored - Corran has been designing again. This is what a new Disco V2 could look like.
SUP Magazine Annabel Anderson on Gender Equality in SUP
SUP Magazine - SUP racing champion Annabel Anderson shares her opinions on the issue of gender equality in the industry and her ideas to level the playing field.
American Rivers Walnut Creek’s Waters of Justice
American Rivers - The story of Walnut Creek isn't just about a river coming back to life it’s about a community reclaiming its voice. Tiny and meandering, the creek flows through a cluster of urban neighborhoods in southeast Raleigh, North Carolina, before joining up with the Neuse River.
Jackson Kayak Kayak Fishing tournament - Ricks Cabaret/puglia’s Sporting Goods Tournament 2018
Jackson Kayak - I came into this one with high hopes, having won the inaugural year with a 3-man kayak team. This year, the format was slightly different; instead of two days of fishing, there was just one day of fishing.
Rapid Magazine Blog Eight Camping Essentials To Survive This Season's River Gatherings
Rapid Magazine Blog - Bringing a pillow on a multi-day river trip is usually out of the question. Take advantage of festival camping by treating yourself to a few simple luxuries like this incredibly plush and comfortable.
American Rivers Treasures of the Lost Gorge: An Urban River’s Redemption
American Rivers - Work has been done to improve water quality in the Mississippi River Gorge, but dam removal would help improve water quality further while bringing rapids and riverside parkland back to the Twin Cities.
unsponsored Bren Is Back
unsponsored - This section of whitewater is not actually that easy, but I have done so many laps down it and I know it so well now, that in my head it is a chill run.
Canoe Roots My Only Prospect
Canoe Roots - I found my first canoe at the dump. It was a prospector design, made of fiberglass, had three keels and no company logo on it just a roadrunner sticker pasted on the bow.
SUPracer The Paddle League World Tour in Bilbao
SUPracer - In brief: Michael Booth has flexed his muscles once again, breaking and then holding off an ultra-strong field of international talent to claim the fifth stop of The Paddle League World Tour and week 7 of the EuroTour here in the Basque city of Bilbao.
Canoe Kayak Ron Champion - Catching Up With the Georgia Family Man on a Tournament
Canoe Kayak - A look into a faith-led, family-oriented fishing professional's life. The post My Backyard Adventure: Ron Champion appeared first on Canoe & Kayak Magazine.
Rapid Magazine Blog Why Rivers Have No Patience for Multitasking
Rapid Magazine Blog - We live in a time where multitasking is king. Job postings call for applicants who can skillfully handle many duties at once. Families eat breakfast together while scrolling through photos on their phones, periodically tuning into the conversation.
Angling International Icross Flyfishing’s watercraft Icross going to exhibited at ICAST next year
Angling International - Icross Flyfishing’s Icross, a craft that sits between a belly boat and a kayak going to be showcased at the world’s largest fishing tackle trade show, ICAST. The Swedish-based company is eyeing the North American market.
Kayak Angler Magazine Raf Vargas - Beyond The Reef
Kayak Angler Magazine - Raf Vargas heads out for some deep water jigging in Guam.  Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific . Warm waters are driving me to fish deeper and deeper.
Athletes with top online media coverage in July
1. Kai Lenny
2. Travis Grant
3. Kelly Slater
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