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Playak Weekly Digest - week 21, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 21, 2019.
Simon Wyndham What playboat should I get if I can’t afford a new one?
Simon Wyndham - One question that is starting to come up from time to time is what playboat you should get. Now I will say from the start that nobody on a forum can tell you which boat to buy, but you can glean some incidental info from people’s experiences. There have definitely been some designs to avoid over the years!
Level 6 Level Six King of the Alps 2019
Level 6 - Europe's premier whitewater festival: The Level Six King of The Alps. Located in Merano in the Passeiertal Valley in Italy this beautiful area offers an abundance of outdoor opportunities and is especially known for its beautiful scenery and amazing whitewater.
Jackson Kayak Reno River Festival 2019
Jackson Kayak - This year the Truckee River was a terrific high flow with an enormous snow pack in the Sierras and warm weather arriving just in time for the 2019 Reno River Festival.
Jackson Kayak Eric Jackson Rediscovers Tennessee’s City, Knoxville
Jackson Kayak - In 1984, as a 20 year old Yankee from New Hampshire, I was traveling to the Ocoee River in Eastern Tennessee for the Ocoee Double Header kayak races in March. This was my first year of training full time to make the USA Kayak Team, and of my annual pilgrimage to the South.
AirKayaks 2019 Comparison Table Guide to Selecting an Inflatable Kayak at AirKayaks
AirKayaks - As the weather heats up in the Northern Hemisphere, thoughts turn to outdoor activities and fun-in-the-sun. If you've arrived at this blog article, you’re already intrigued with the idea of paddling across a lake, down a lazy river or along a coastline, and are looking into inflatable kayaks.
unsponsored Social Media Saturday 18 May 2019
unsponsored - Welcome to Social Media Saturday 18 May 2019 at Unsponsored.
Jackson Kayak Fly Fishing for Trout
Jackson Kayak - As a rule I like my Pike & Perch fishing and when possible sea fishing for Cod & Pollock, however now and again I like to do a spot of fly fishing.
worldkayak blogs One of the Best Money-Making Niches in Essay Writing Service
worldkayak blogs - High quality writing sites have seen a current industry recovery within recognition. More and more consumers are switching to these types of services to help them finish tasks at the office or maybe in college.
PADDLEexpo Award-Winning Movies at the Industry Dinner
PADDLEexpo - What kind of movies will be screened? Every year, we select a panel of six short films from the movies sent our way by various producers & film-makers that showcase all aspects of Paddlesports.
Kayak Session How to McNasty- Nick’s Kayaking Tips and Tricks
Kayak Session - In this video Freestyle world champion, Nick Troutman, teaches you some techniques for the McNasty.
Leif and Natalie Nice wave on the Rouge River to do freestyle tricks in this competition
Leif and Natalie - This freestyle event was held on the White Dog wave on the Rouge. For many people, this feature felt like kind of a small feature for a Stakeout Unleashed event, but given uncertainty with water levels we needed to make sure we could fit in another event and it was a perfect wave for a technical freestyle, completely different than the Rib wave from stage one,
Shasta Boyz Productions Kayaking Safely
Shasta Boyz Productions - Kayaking is a wonderful experience that every outdoor enthusiast should get to check out at some point in their life. But the truth is that if you are going kayaking for the first time, you will have to take the proper safety precautions.
Angling International Fishing Division Again Leads Way for Johnson Outdoors
Angling International - Fishing sales again played a key part in the improved figures reported this week by Johnson Outdoors for its second financial quarter.
System X New kayak fishing life vest - Kokatat's Leviathan
System X - Just arrived, Kokatat's Fishing and Recreation vest the Leviathan. Available this year in Orange as well as Green.
Outdoor Industry Association OIA Trade Alert: President Proposes Fourth Round of Tariffs
Outdoor Industry Association - In a further escalation of the U.S.-China trade dispute, President Trump yesterday proposed a fourth round of punitive tariffs on $300 billion worth of products that cover nearly all remaining imports from China, including apparel and footwear.  
Athletes with top online media coverage in May
1. Eric Jackson
2. Casper Steinfath
3. Kalob Grady
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