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Playak Weekly Digest - week 14, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 14, 2019.
Palm Blogs Kwanza River – First Descent of the Lauca Gorge
Palm Blogs - It’s impressive that a pounding heartbeat can still find another gear. But then again I guess it’s also kind of impressive the stupid situations some of us are willing to enter freely.
Jackson Kayak These safety tools inside my life jacket at all times!!
Jackson Kayak - Your life jacket is a great place to keep necessary safety tools. Often times people keep much of their safety gear in the back of their kayak, but this can cause an issue if your kayak is the one pinned and you are unable to retrieve the gear needed from the back of your kayak.
Jackson Kayak How I Like to Outfit My 4.0
Jackson Kayak - If you are lucky enough to be one of those people out there that has a sexy new Rockstar 4.0, hell yeah. I hope you are as stoked on the boat as I am.
unsponsored Zwift Enters the Virtual Paddle Sports Market
unsponsored - For those of you who follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I am a big user and fan of the Zwift platform.
Jackson Kayak Kayak Angling Nutrition
Jackson Kayak - One of the more important parts of kayaking fishing that most of us never talk or think about is proper nutrition. Having some sort of nutrition plan for a day on the water should be something everyone thinks about.
unsponsored Low Water BC, Eh?
unsponsored - Nouria Newman posted this great edit last week.
American Rivers The EPA Can’t Ignore Threats to Water Quality From Polluted Stormwater.
American Rivers - Going forward, we have the responsibility of making sure that the EPA, its regional administrators, and state agency partners respond diligently, and commit to meaningful measures to reduce stormwater from large commercial, industrial and institutional properties that discharge harmful pollutants to our waters. 
unsponsored Social Media Saturday 30 March 2019
unsponsored - Welcome to Social Media Saturday 30 March 2019 at Unsponsored.
International Rivers The MRC Council Study and the Impacts of Hydropower Development on the Mekong
International Rivers - The Study on the Sustainable Development and Management of the Mekong River, including Impacts of Mainstream Hydropower Projects known as the Council Study was conducted by the Mekong River Commission (MRC). Initiated in 2012, the final report was released in 2018.
Jim Krawiecki Canoe
Jim Krawiecki - A few years back I tried my hand at canoing. At the time it was all about developing my paddling skills in preparation for doing some coaching qualifications.
ICF ICF Impressed With Progress at Tokyo 2020 Venues
ICF - The International Canoe Federation has praised Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers after a visit to the planned slalom, sprint and paracanoe venues.
Small World Adventures How Much Gear Is Too Much Gear? What We Think You Should Carry While Kayaking
Small World Adventures - What to carry on a river trip (day trip) We get a lot of people asking us what sort of gear they should carry in their life jackets, on their bodies and in their kayaks for a day out on the river.
Canoe Kayak How to Have the Best Paddle Weekend Ever in Key Largo, Florida
Canoe Kayak - How to Have the Best Paddle Weekend Ever in Key Largo, Florida. The post How to Have the Best Paddle Weekend Ever in Key Largo, Florida appeared first on Canoe & Kayak Magazine.
ICF India Shows Its Ready to Host Big Canoe Events
ICF - Athletes from all over the world converged on Bhopal, India, last week for the International Kayaking and Canoeing Open Championships, one of the biggest canoeing events ever staged in the country.
Sea Eagle Big Salt, Big Adventure
Sea Eagle - By Warren Maddox At first glimpse of the chocolate powerhouse, I knew we were in for an epic river run. I hadn't seen water this powerful in person since running the Lions Head section of the Matanuska River in Alaska.
Athletes with top online media coverage in March
1. Casper Steinfath
2. Dane Jackson
3. Eric Jackson
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