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Playak Weekly Digest - week 24, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 24, 2019.
Michele Ramazza Brace Stroke
Michele Ramazza - To re-establish the balance in your kayak, the paddle can be used as a support point. However, this maneuver may not be immediate, as instinct tells us to bring the body back immediately. 
Adventurous Experiences Anglesey Sea Kayak Symposium
Adventurous Experiences - A team from the Isle of Man were at the Anglesey Symposium (experienced paddlers from the Adventure Club and Keirron and Tim from our coaching team) joining the 130 participants from around the world, at this magnificent venue.
Five 2 Nine Productions The Top Down Rig
Five 2 Nine Productions - We know that April & May will be slow for us. It is the time of year where the season doesn't quite know what to offer in terms of the outdoors. Weather can be unpredictable and often companies are unsure of what their plan is for media shoots for the upcoming season.
Jackson Kayak Bite Me
Jackson Kayak - I have had a couple of months now to put the new Bite through its paces. I have got to say, it has become one of my favorites.
RAM Mounts How to Enter for a Chance to Win Popular RAM® Mounts
RAM Mounts - Are you ready to gear up for summer with RAM® Mounts? With the weather getting warmer and the great outdoors calling, we’re giving you a chance to win some of our most popular products.
Kayak Base 10 Best Kayak Trailers 2019 – Kayak Trailers Review
Kayak Base - Kayaking is fun. However, transporting your kayak might not be. If you are not using a kayak trailer, the process of moving a kayak from one point to another can become extremely annoying. Kayak trailers are designed in such a way that they will help you transport your kayak more easily and quickly.
ICF Top K1 and C1 performances at the Marathon world cup in Norway
ICF - Wanda Kizli and Zsofia Czellai-Vörös fought out the women's K1 long course, with Kizli as the gold medalist. The fight for the bronze was tough, seeing Jenna Ward, South Africa and Jane Swarbreck, Great Britain side by side for the later phase of the race with the British paddler winning the medal after a tough final sprint.
Traversing Garmin Announces Updated GPSMAP & eTrex GPS Units for 2019
Traversing - Garmin announced new updates to two of their GPS lines. Available 2nd Quarter of 2019 Garmin will release the GPSMAP 64x/64sx/64csx and available now is the eTrex 22x/32x.
Jackson Kayak California 2k19
Jackson Kayak - This past spring I got the chance to travel to Northern California to take advantage some classic whitewater that does not get tons of traffic. On this trip, we spent a week checking out the Trinity watershed. I made a short video of some of the amazing whitewater we got to see.
unsponsored Black Witch magic to repair your paddling gear
unsponsored - It must be the season for a load of kit damage as over the last couple of days I have had several emails about repairing gear. Probably the glue I have used the most for the repair of gear has been been McNett Black Witch neoprene glue .
SUP International Psyched Paddleboarding - Family Sup Experience
SUP International - Join the guys at Psyched Paddleboarding for a tailored made Family SUP Experience. A wonderful way to have fun whilst floating on water with the family.
RAM Mounts The Most Trusted Mounts on the Water
RAM Mounts - The days are long and summer is right around the corner, which must mean ICAST is almost here. With the show only a month away, we thought we’d let you in on some of the exciting marine and paddlesports products we’ll be featuring at this year’s show.
SUP Examiner Cool Gear for Hot Adventures
SUP Examiner - Summer is just around the corner and with it comes warmer weather and longer days, allowing for ample time to get out on the water.
unsponsored Enter to win a Nookie Neoprene Ti-Vest
unsponsored - Nookie’s June 19 giveaway gear for those who enter this competition is a Ti-Vest
Kayak Session Here is Alex Vargas , well known for a hilariously disastrous incident on Gauley River
Kayak Session - Before Alex Vargas was known among paddlers for his tacos, he was known for his hilariously disastrous canoe swap on the Gauley River. Here is the story of a canoeist, his tacos and his goal to run 100 rivers.
Athletes with top online media coverage in June
1. Eric Jackson
2. Nouria Newman
3. Casper Steinfath
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