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Playak News Flash - April 24, 2019
Playak News Flash - April 24, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Bending Branches Angler Pro Carbon, a “Wow” Factor Paddle
Jackson Kayak - I have been giving kayak fishing talks for 10 years and in each one I suggest to those in the audience that they don’t scrimp on their paddle.  I tell them to buy the most expensive, lightest paddle they can afford. 
International Rafting Federation WRC 2019 participants - Are you ready to Tame the Tully?
International Rafting Federation - Are you ready to Tame the Tully? WRC 2019 is approaching fast! We hope you’re looking forward to it as much as we are! Below are a few reminders to make your championship memorable for all the right reasons!
ACA 2019 USA Canoe Slalom and Extreme Canoe Slalom Team selected!!
ACA - Here are 2019 USA Canoe Slalom and Extreme Canoe Slalom athletes who will represent the USA at international events. The team was selected based on their performance in the 2019 USA Canoe Slalom National Team Trials that took place recently in Oklahoma City. These athletes delivered excellent performances in challenging race conditions that had cold weather, heavy rains and winds. Congratulations to the 2019 US Canoe Slalom Team Members. Best of luck in the 2019 race season.
Jackson Kayak Time at France competing at the SPBriverfest 5.0
Jackson Kayak - One of the yearly highlights for the French kayaking community is the SPBriverfest. Usually this is one of the earlier competitions for most paddlers, the kayaking community is awakening out of its yearly winter sleep and sets off to compete in Saint Pierre De Boeuf. ]
Canoe Kayak WEEKEND EXPEDITIONS: Connections Across Maine - Part 3—The Highlands
Canoe Kayak - Two days exploring central Maine's northern Highlands region canoeing Lobster Lake, with a paddle out "the greatest introductory river canoe trip in the world," the West Branch Penobscot out to a night on Chesuncook Lake's Gero Island.
TotalSUP Go Paddle to Celebrate World Earth Day
TotalSUP - Do you have a SUP adventures planned? This is the campaign for you! Red Paddle Co  one of the world’s leading inflatable SUP brand have just launched their new spring campaign.
ICF New Zealand all stoked to be hosting their first canoe slalom world titles in 2021
ICF - Excitement levels are building in New Zealand as the two-year countdown begins for the country's first-ever canoe slalom world titles.
Jackson Kayak Taking the lightest kayak for paddling, fishing and bird watching to Tampa
Jackson Kayak - A recent work trip had me pointing the rental truck south and heading to the flats around Tampa…. I mean had me working near Tampa. I did have a job to do, but with a couple hours of daylight left each day I knew there was better things to do than stay in a hotel room. The problem was, I didn’t know the area or what I might be in for as far as launches or places to fish or photo.
Canoe Kayak Tent Reviews | Six Shelters For Paddlers
Canoe Kayak - Canoe and Kayak takes six tents into the backcountry for a full test and we found which shelters will keep you dry during your next paddling adventure.
Outdoor Industry Association A meeting for Outdoor Industry Players to adopt best sustainability practices
Outdoor Industry Association - Outdoor brands, suppliers, retailers OIA’s Sustainability Working Group Meetings going to be held at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019, you can register for it. It would talk about best environmental and social best practices for outdoor industry to adopt.
SUP World Mag The 2019 Riber iSUP Range Compared
SUP World Mag - SUPBoarder Mag shares their review of the 2019 Riber iSUP range.
Badfish SUP Welcome Yacu and Yuka to the Badfish Family
Badfish SUP - Badfish is very honored to announce two new team paddlers, Yacu Takahata and Yuka Sato. These dynamic athletes are arguably two of the most passionate, talented, and kind people on the scene.
SUP International Looking into a paddler's psyche - Make the right decisions when paddling, for your own safety
SUP International - Heuristic techniques are fine when you’re shopping for groceries for example, but heuristic thinking in critical situations that we as paddlers might find ourselves in, can lead to disaster. This issue, I want to talk about how to recognise and avoid heuristic traps. Otherwise known as, ‘check yourself before you wreck yourself ’.
Isle Surf and SUP ISLE team cleaning up the San Diego Coastline on Earth Day
Isle Surf and SUP - In honor of Earth Week, our entire office took the day off to clean up the San Diego Coastline. 1 day – 4 beaches – 30 miles of coastline...
SUP World Mag Sunset SUP Surfing
SUP World Mag - A little wave to ride in the sunset.
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