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Playak News Flash - July 21, 2018
Playak News Flash - July 21, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Kayak Angler Magazine BOTE Blows Minds With Inflatable Rover Aero At ICAST 2018
Kayak Angler Magazine - Blow-up Standup Paddle Board can be powered by six-horse gas engine
American Rivers California Protects New Wild and Scenic River - Mokelumne River
American Rivers - After thirty years of fighting for protection, California’s Mokelumne River is the latest addition to the state’s Wild and Scenic River system.
SUP Magazine SUP Cross at the Country’s Oldest Whitewater Festival
SUP Magazine - FIBark, the longest-running whitewater festival in the country celebrates its 70th year with ferris wheels, fried food and, of course, SUP cross.
Simon Wyndham The Pyranha Ripper Puts the Zing Back Into Kayaking
Simon Wyndham - Review: The Pyranha Ripper is one of the most talked about white water kayaks at the moment, and it would appear to be flying out the doors at a rate of knots. Is it worthy of the hype, and what’s it like to paddle for people who’s name isn’t Bren Orton, Kyle Hull, or David Fussilli?
TotalSUP Connor Baxter King of the Run
TotalSUP - Last weekend saw the the Maui 2 Molokai SUP Race, a traditional race that has been held for the past 8 years and part of the SUP Paddle league regional race.
Traversing 2018 Temagami Canoe Festival Postponed
Traversing - Temagami Canoe Festival organizers, in council with representatives of the Municipality of Temagami and Ontario Parks, determined late this afternoon to postpone the outdoor portion of the Temagami Canoe Festival until further notice. 
SUP Connect Circumnavigating Mallorca’s 555km Coastline by SUP
SUP Connect - Two women SUP around the 555km coastline of Mallorca raising money and awareness for Marine Conservation. Cat Friend (British) and Valerie Bisbal (Mallorcan) have become the first people to circumnavigate the Spanish Island of Mallorca (Majorca) on Stand Up Paddle boards (SUPs).
Canoe Kayak Paddling Accidents video series - educating paddlers on making safe paddling choices
Canoe Kayak - Here is the first episode of the four-part Paddling Accidents video series, it features a real life incident where a paddler was saved after she was drowning off the coast of Laguna Beach, California. It was her paddling partner who saved her, so it’s good to go paddling with a partner always.
Frogma Still Trying to Keep the Plastic Use Down
Frogma - Just copying an update from Facebook. There was a period in 2015 when I did a few reports on my efforts to achieve a Zero Net Plastic day - I did eventually manage one but it's not an easy thing to do.
The Paddler ezine Paddle On, Artists Algonquin Outfitters’ Popular Paddle Art Contest Is Back
The Paddler ezine - You asked for it. Following the incredible success of the inaugural Algonquin Outfitters Paddle Art Contest, which doubled both the expected number of entries and the fund raising goal, AO has launched it again, this time in celebration of Algonquin Park’s 125th anniversary (1893-2018).
TotalSUP Olivia Piana Overpowers Sonni Honscheid, Lincoln Dews Outlasts Michael Booth in Germany
TotalSUP - Last weekend saw the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup held a Scharbeutz, Germany. It was the 7th stop of The Paddle League World Tour and week 9 of the EuroTour.
SUP Examiner How to Extend the Life of Your SUP: Five Easy Tips
SUP Examiner - Easy tips for getting the most out of your SUP One of the most critical factors in being a sustainable paddler is extending the life of your gear.
International Rivers Activist Training School in DRC Strengthens the Movement for Rivers
International Rivers - International Rivers' advocacy training in DRC aimed at strengthening the movement of civil society partners and community groups to effectively advocate for the protection of rivers, rights of dam affected communities, and energy access.
unsponsored Whitewater Scenario : Phil Miller’s Epic – Classic Foot Entrapment
unsponsored - I wanted to take a week before I wrote this, to gain some perspective, but last Saturday I barely survived a classic leg entrapment on my local run, my comfort river, on a Grade 3+ feature. Here is what happened.
SUP Mag UK Comedian and entertainer Bill Bailey is also a cool stand up paddle boarder
SUP Mag UK - Many will know Bill Bailey from the telly box as the Metallica loving comedian, actor and ready wit who graces many a prime time panel show and has appeared on the odd film screen as well. But did you know that Bill is a keen stand up paddler, champion of SUP in the heart of London and the namesake behind expedition SUP brand Billboard SUP? SUPM caught up with BB to find out more.
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