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Playak News Flash - June 22, 2019
Playak News Flash - June 22, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Palm Blogs Meet white water enthusiast Rowan James as he shares with us his whitewater journeys
Palm Blogs - Rowan best paddling memories was paddling the Kopili in India.. Let us hear more from
ICF Tough course set to test world's paddlers in Bratislava
ICF - Gate placement has made an already challenging course even more difficult for canoe slalom athletes competing in the second ICF world cup beginning in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Friday.
Leif and Natalie Last leg of the Unleashed at the Basse Cache with technical creeking competition
Leif and Natalie - After finishing up the technical freestyle, boater cross and big wave trick competitions, Unleashed moved on to wrap up the event with a technical creeking section. The plan was to head up and do an Unleashed event on the Nielson River just before the Nielson race, but after running the course it was apparent that the river level was just a tad too low and the rapids not quite up to snuff for a giant slalom race.
Angling International Milestones for Pure Fishing and Wiley X at show awards
Angling International - Four wins for a rejuvenated Pure Fishing and a third success in a row for protective eyewear brand, Wiley X, were two of the highlights of the EFTTEX Best New Products Awards last week.
Kayak Session Entry 2 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.
Outdoor Industry Association Thank You for Making the Outdoor Foundation Give Back Bash a Success
Outdoor Industry Association - With your help we were able to raise $125,000 for our Thrive Outside Community Initiative focused on getting kids and families outside.
Palm Blogs Moristion Enduro 2019
Palm Blogs - With the petering out of the Moristion River Race, Callum Strong and I were left with a gaping hole in our racing hearts. The demise of the Adidas Sickline was almost as galling.
Standup Journal Paddlers overcome their own personal challenges doing the Crossing for a Cure
Standup Journal - Crossing for a Cure prone paddler, ocean lifeguard and extreme watersports athlete, Alice Henley fights sea sickness, overcomes personal challenge and wins herself a new perspective crossing the Florida Strait in support of people who struggle with Cystic Fibrosis. Here is her tale.
Kayak Session Check out the Verdon Canyon with these two paddling the river there in France
Kayak Session - Follow Nouria Newman and her buddy Max down the Verdon Canyon. A world class climbing spot and also one of the most beautiful river in France.
Palm Blogs Stay Safe at Sea on Your SUP
Palm Blogs - Stand up paddleboarding is simple fun – you don’t need training to give it a go, and there are loads of really wonderful places you can explore using your SUP, inland and around the coast. The sea is by far my favorite place to paddleboard.
Jackson Kayak Epic time at CKS PaddleFest - whitewater competition, fun and more...
Jackson Kayak - Our weekend in Buena Vista Colorado for the CKS PaddleFest was filled with paddling and competing, and racing and tons of fun with family and friends.
TotalSUP It’s fun to paddle Dragon SUPs even after the Dragon World Championships are over
TotalSUP - The 2019 Red Paddle World Dragon Championships has just finished. The weekend was packed full of SUP action, and racing, with teams displaying new Dragon Paddle techniques that have been developed in the last year.  This year teams varied from veteran Dragon Paddle teams, 1st timers and ad hoc teams. Exactly what the Dragon […]
Distressed Mullet SUP Paddler who fights for our Oceans health - Catherine makes the Mullet
Distressed Mullet - If the Oceans of the World had to choose a standup paddler to hand a trident and send into battle, it’s be Catherine. From water quality to public water access, to reducing plastics, Cat is EVERYWHERE and she’s fighting.
Adventurous Experiences Nedbank Exco
Adventurous Experiences - Another stunning series of adventures in sunshine central, on the west coast of the Isle of Man, Afternoon facilitated Risk Utilization training for the Nedbank Executive Team.
The American River Mother Lode Rafting
The American River - Mother Lode River Trips, Ltd. is one of California’s original rafting companies and a leader in finding new ways to make whitewater adventures more exciting and fun.
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