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Playak Weekly Digest - week 22, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 22, 2019.
Palm Blogs Top Five Kayaking Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Palm Blogs - We have all been there and some of us will still be there. There are so many nuances to kayaking that can take a while to pick up on. Below are my top five kayaking mistakes and how to fix them.
Jackson Kayak Cold and Frustrated: Flood stage kayaking - Ottawa river
Jackson Kayak - This is how things look after the Ottawa river floods places, but kayakers can have a good time enjoying kayaking and pitching in to restore homes that are flooded!! ... A good thing about kayaking, is that when there is a flood, you can kayak and help out affected people, its happened before.
ICF First athlete tests water at impressive Tokyo slalom venue
ICF - The water has been turned on, the first athlete has been on the course, and the canoe slalom venue is fast taking shape in Tokyo ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.
ICF Updates from the opening day of ICF canoe sprint world cup in Poznan - Poland
ICF - World champions Fernando Pimenta, Sebastian Brendel and Laurence Vincent-Lapointe and Katie Vincent were among the big names to impress in the preliminary rounds of the opening 2019 ICF canoe sprint world cup in Poznan, Poland on Friday.
ICF The paddlers coming to Poland for the ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup
ICF - A fisherman from Tahiti, tourist guide from Easter Island, and an athlete from Chile who had to rely on crowdfunding to get to Europe are among the paracanoe paddlers set to take to the water when the first ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Cup of 2019 kicks off in Poznan, Poland.
unsponsored Inspiration behind the creation of this whitewater kayak - Dancer 3
unsponsored - The Danza or Dancer 3 as it is now known is going into production. Corran Addison gives a run down of what the new boat is designed for and the inspiration behind it.
The Paddler ezine Helly Hansen creates heads-up design with new kid safe+ PFD
The Paddler ezine - Helly Hansen has spent the last 140-plus years creating designs that enhance safety to ensure all ages enjoy their time around the water, whether a professional sailor or juniors just beginning to get their sea legs.
Canoe London Kayaking Around Canvey Island
Canoe London - A short sea kayaking adventure within easy reach of London A kayak circumnavigation of Canvey Island is a surreal experience, taking in big, estuarine seascapes, a massive gas refinery and wildlife-rich sea marshes.
Jackson Kayak Big Rig FD First Impressions
Jackson Kayak - Spring has finally sprung here in the Northeast Ohio, ah yes good bye snow and ice hello cold rain and high winds. It’s the price we northern kayakers pay to fish some of the nations most beautiful waterways. We toil and tinker all winter in our basements and garages. Amassing vast quantities of tackle and gear.
Traversing Take Your Newborn Camping With DriButts Reusable Outdoor Diapers
Traversing - DriButts has taken what they have learned making diapers for babies in harsh climates and created the DriButts Reusable Outdoor Diapers. Coming this Summer, these are the first reusable diapers aimed at outdoors families.
The Paddler ezine Latest Episode of the Green Wave
The Paddler ezine - Emmanuel Bouvet and Carine Camboulives are glad to present you the latest episode of their film series The Green Wave. This time they traveled to two of the least visited regions of Colombia.
Will Herman The Bob Graham Round
Will Herman - Much has been written of the Bob Graham Round, by better writers and better runners than me. I will not attempt to emulate them.
The Paddler ezine Renewing the Tradition in Georgia
The Paddler ezine - By Andrew PearcyThe club pool session has just finished, everyone has a pint in hand and inevitably the conversation turns to the club’s Summer Tour.
Jackson Kayak PAC Bayou Classic
Jackson Kayak - I really enjoy fishing saltwater tournaments and the spring offers quite a few opportunities to fish tournaments. On February 24, the PAC Bayou Classic was a tournament I was planning on fishing until a nasty front decided to come in the day before the tournament.
Kayak Session Fun kayaking the french classic, Upper Tarn river
Kayak Session - Nouria & Leo Saguis head to paddle the Upper Tarn river, the most classic of the french classics.
Athletes with top online media coverage in May
1. Eric Jackson
2. Casper Steinfath
3. Kalob Grady
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