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Playak News Flash - June 20, 2019
Playak News Flash - June 20, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Damn good whitewater at Haut Tarn, France
Jackson Kayak - French rivers are no Little White Salmon or North Fork of the Payette. I come from a country which doesn’t have many clean drops or big water. We have good cheese and real bread though ! Our whitewater isn’t the best and the paddling season is pretty short but we still have some amazing rivers.
Outdoor Industry Association Testimony of Richard W. Harper, Jr., Manager of International Trade, Outdoor Industry Association on $300 Billion Annex to Section 301
Outdoor Industry Association - On behalf of Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), I am pleased to be here to provide testimony on the impact of the proposed tariffs of up to 25 percent on outdoor companies and their specific products.
FLW Fishing Tips Jackson Kayak Bite
FLW Fishing Tips - In the burgeoning fishing kayak market, there’s still a pretty large gap, on the whole, between entry-level boats (think $500 or less) and the top end of the market. It’s hard to find a really good kayak that blends quality, stability and afford-ability for anything less than $1,000.
ACA Change in ACA Leadership
ACA - The ACA Board of Directors regretfully announces the departure of our Executive Director, Wade Blackwood. Mr. Blackwood has been with the ACA for more than a decade, serving initially as Chief Financial Officer before becoming the Executive Director.
SUP Tonic Hawaiian Foiling Dream
SUP Tonic - James Casey foil surfing Hawaiian reefs with Derek Hama and Benoit Carpentier.
Kayak Session Entry 1 for the 2019 King of the Alps video contest, there is more to it than just whitewater action
Kayak Session - Watch this video which is a contest entry for the 2019 King of the Alps video contest. These films had to be made during the event duration only.Winning entry gets cash prize.
SUP International SUP Expedition in Greenland - Episode 2
SUP International - Episode two with Ingrid Ulrich stand-up paddling in Greenland.
Jackson Kayak Alberta Tiger Trout
Jackson Kayak - What do you get when you cross a female brown trout and a male brook trout? Well, let me tell you. A Tiger Trout! It takes brown trout egg’s and the milk of a brook trout to produce these beautiful tigers.
Kayak Session Short Film Awards Entry 13 - A beautiful run on Germany’s Rur River
Kayak Session - Two kayaks, two paddlers, two friends and a cold winter day on the river Rur (Germany).
Level 6 We ask you to vote for the whitewater video that deserves to win this contest...
Level 6 - Vote for the top whitewater film video to determine the winner of the Level Six King of the Alps 2019 Video Contest. Here is what you should do...
SUP Examiner Virus International: Ultimate Training & Recovery Gear
SUP Examiner - When you’re constantly on the water, you want gear that is reliable so that you can simply focus on your paddling. You also want gear that is comfortable, versatile, looks good, and is built for speed and recovery. Virus is a brand that does just that.
TotalSUP Fueling for SUP – Nutrition Tips for Stand Up Paddlers
TotalSUP - Are you training  to get faster? Are you training to get in shape or are you training for a 100 mile race? There is quite a bit of information out there about how to fuel for training and competition, and chances are you have tried a few ways.
SUP International Tale of the Spencer Boys chasing their passion of hydrofoiling - The Spencer Boys
SUP International - The Spencer Boys is a film about Jeffrey and Finn Spencer that tells the tale of chasing their passion of hydrofoiling and follows them on a fairy tale journey of their 2018 competition window
Norm Hann Expeditions A Review of the Sunova Skate
Norm Hann Expeditions - A big thanks here to guest reviewer Neil Gilson from Bearfoot Performance Paddle for this short and sweet review of the Sunova Skate.
SUP International Fanatic Sup Academy | How to SUP and Race
SUP International - “Want to know the key to success when it comes to SUP racing? Performing at a higher level takes more than just a lot of time on the water. Check out our latest SUP Academy episode with Paulina Herpel and Valentin Illichmann to learn more!”
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