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Playak News Flash - September 25, 2018
Playak News Flash - September 25, 2018
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Grand Rapids Whitewater River Restoration plans for Grand River move forward
Grand Rapids Whitewater - MLive: How they’ll bring the rapids back to the Grand River beginning in 2019
unsponsored Paddle entertainment for you taken from social media posts
unsponsored - Enjoy these paddle stuff taken from social media.
Jackson Kayak Floating the Stanislaus River and catching fishes
Jackson Kayak - It’s been awhile since my Dad and I first floated the Stanislaus River, almost a full year. So, it was about time we did it again! It’s one of the more scenic rivers here in the Central Valley and to top it off there are a variety of species that inhabit the water. Everything from Trout to Smallmouth, and even the occasional Striped Bass.
Jackson Kayak Pick a suitable kayak paddle, it’s important for kayak fishing as well!!
Jackson Kayak - I fall into the category of folks who got into kayak fishing as an angler first and a paddler second. Not taking the time to select the right paddle is a mistake! Your paddle is nearly always in your hands and one of the most important pieces of equipment in your kayak angling arsenal.
unsponsored GoPro Hero7 Series Announced
unsponsored - It’s no great surprise that GoPro have a new camera coming out as it was all over the net a few weeks ago when a store display unit was photographed showing the promo shots for the new series of cameras.
SUP Connect Surftech and Prana’s ultimate line of SUP boards -Take a peek
SUP Connect - In 2018 Surftech and prAna collaborated to create the ultimate line of Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) boards, paddles, and for 2019 they’re back at it! Blending prAna's versatility and Surftech's art of technology, together both Surftech and prAna are proudly introducing a collection with amazing aesthetics, proprietary constructions, and sustainability features. Connor wins the Overall Title of The New York SUP Open – Event Recap by Connor Baxter - The New York SUP Open was an incredible event and definitely a bucket list of a race. This was the second stop of the APP World Tour after London and they did it again with an amazing race around the Statue of Liberty.
Jackson Kayak Why I Kayak
Jackson Kayak - For more seasons than I would like to admit I’ve fished. Walking the bank of a farm ponds, wading creeks, small lakes in a small boat, (10 foot Jon boat), and big lakes in a big go-fast boat, canoeing dozens of years in Canada, I’ve caught walleye in “tin” V-hulls, cast from pontoon recreational boats and then being “late to the party” climbed into a kayak. Truthfully I enjoyed each one but there is something special about kayaks
SUP Connect Grey Duck Group Launches New Patent Pending Touring Board
SUP Connect - The Grey Duck Group has announced the launch of the Quetico14, a revolutionary new touring SUP. The patent pending Quetico14, which comes standard with the Greyduck Portage System, is an industry first transport system that allows a paddle board to be carried overhead with ease. It also doubles as a seat, giving riders the ultimate in comfort both on and off the water.
British SUP Association SUP stuff that’s suitable for all kinds of paddlers at the BSUPA event this October
British SUP Association - 2018 is a milestone for BSUPA as it celebrates its 10th Anniversary of the BSUPA National Sup Surf Championships. It all started off as a group of enthusiastic waterman and women engaging in an exciting new ocean sport and over time developed into a National  Championship. BSUPA now showcases the best of British in what has became the fastest growing participation water sport.
Hala David McBee’s self supported SUP descent down the San Marcos River
Hala - The Hoss is the BOSS! Hala Ambassador and Scientist David McBee plans to descend down the San Marcos River to raise awareness for one of the most biologically diverse aquatic ecosystems in the Southwest.
SUPracer Athletes battle the tyhoon swell of Chigasaki - Updates from the SUP Japan Cup
SUPracer - World number number two Lincoln Dews and number three Fiona Wylde have each produced a clean sweep in Chigasaki, surviving the challenging combination of an international field and typhoon swell to claim the 300-strong Mynavi SUP Japan Cup and earn another 40x Paddle League points along the way.
Standup Journal World Wildlife Fund Panda Paddle
Standup Journal - Jump in with our sport’s pros, heroes & local sup families at the Panda Paddle race & festivities, Bonita Cove, San Diego – a fun, all-levels and all-ages Saturday sup event, sponsored by Target
TotalSUP New York: Lizzie Carr’s 275 KM Paddle for Plastic On The Hudson.
TotalSUP - Lizzie Carr, a British activist and adventurer completed a 275 KM (170 mile) paddle boarding challenge along the Hudson River in New York to highlight plastic pollution. The double world record holder paddled from Albany to the Statue of Liberty in an eight-day endurance challenge, calling for companies to take responsibility for plastic they produce.
Annabel Anderson Annabel Anderson on life, besides paddling and yeah society in general
Annabel Anderson - If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked ‘what are you doing’ in the past three months…I may almost have a contract of the financial size that Mo Freitas has been reported to have signed in recent days.
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