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Playak News Flash - July 23, 2018
Playak News Flash - July 23, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
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?
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.
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.
SUPracer History Awaits Sonni Hönscheid in Scharbeutz
SUPracer - Watch the SUP World Cup LIVE on The Paddle League thanks to VMG Blades. The seemingly-unstoppable Sonni Hönscheid stands on the brink of history at home in Germany this weekend, with the Starboard Dream Team rider set to clinch The Paddle League World Title if she's victorious on Sunday afternoon.
SUP Connect Body Glove Signs World Record Holder Chris Bertish as Ambassador
SUP Connect - Body Glove International, a leading watersports and outdoor active brand since 1953 has announced the signing of legendary athlete, speaker and philanthropist Chris Bertish as an official ambassador.
Jackson Kayak 5 Tips for Introducing Kids to Whitewater Kayaking
Jackson Kayak - Team member and long time kayak coach Seth Ashworth gives us a un down of his five top tips for getting kids involved in Whitewater kayaking so that they will want to stay involved. What do you think of his advice?
Jackson Kayak Raising Little Kayakers
Jackson Kayak - So this might be counterintuitive, but I firmly believe that how you start getting your kids into kayaking, is by not kayaking.
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).
SUP Magazine The Devastating Impact of Plastic Pollution
SUP Magazine - We explore the statistics of how plastic pollution is damaging our oceans, two brands making an effort to help and how you can make a difference.
TotalSUP Starboard Release New 2019 Range
TotalSUP - Starboard has just launched its new range for 2019, the 3 boards that have been revealed are the starboard  All Star, Sprint, and Ace. The All Star race board has been deigned for an all round performance, the starboard Sprint is the Ferrari of the range and the Ace, developed to withstand ocean conditions.
Norm Hann Expeditions The New Blackfish Nootka 520 Steersman Adjustable Paddle
Norm Hann Expeditions - This is a paddle that has a design deep in story, history and coastal legend and is a partnership between Norm Hann Expeditions and Blackfish Paddles.
American Rivers Outdoor Industry: Rivers in the Spotlight
American Rivers - Rivers are in the spotlight in Denver at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, North America’s largest tradeshow in the outdoor industry.
Kayak Session Freestyle on the Kuttiyadi, Malabar River Festival 2018, Day 1
Kayak Session - Freestyle on the Kuttiyadi, Malabar River Festival 2018, Day 1Words: Anna Bruno Rain drumming on the roof woke up athletes at the aptly named Thushara International Hotel bright and early for the first day of the 2018 Malabar River Fest.
SUP Industry Association Welcome Newest Members to SUPIA
SUP Industry Association - Welcome Newest Members to SUPIA. Here is a highlight on each company and a spotlight on what they do in the SUP Industry! We are happy to have them a part of the Association.
Standup Journal Body Glove Signs Guinness World Record Holder Chris Bertish as Watersports & Footwear Ambassador
Standup Journal - Body Glove International, a leading watersports and outdoor active brand since 1953 has announced the signing of legendary athlete, speaker and philanthropist Chris Bertish as an official ambassador.
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