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Playak Weekly Digest - week 39, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 39, 2019.
Palm Blogs Wet West Paddle Fest 2019
Palm Blogs - Beginning as a memorial paddle for the legendary Andy Jackson, Wet West Paddle Fest has grown into it’s own space through the past several years and these days it is much less about remembering the unfortunate passing of a pioneering Scottish kayaker and far more about celebrating the spirit that he encapsulated and the collective love for Scottish whitewater.
The Paddler ezine Typhoon’s New 2020 Drysuit Range Uses Cutting Edge Technology
The Paddler ezine - Typhoon International, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of drysuits, has today launched its brand new surface drysuit range for next season.
unsponsored Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks
unsponsored - Mid-July we left towards Southern Asia and joined an international group of kayakers to go and explore the whitewater in Tibet. Being known as the roof of the world and containing the tallest mountains in the world left us to wonder what rivers must lie deep in the heart of the Himalayas.
unsponsored Exploring Tibet In Our Kayaks Part 2
unsponsored - Bren and Adrian headed out to Tibet earlier this year. Check out their second video instalment.
Guigui Prod New Carbon Rail
Guigui Prod - New Carbon Rail available on the Helixir plastic. This new carbon outfitting will make your plastic boat 1,5kg lighter, and you’ll keep control the boat into a super comfortable foam seat. The rail shape is exactly the same shape as your boat shell and make the boat stiffer than the old version.
PaddlingLight PaddlingLight News Update
PaddlingLight - Just a quick news update about the PaddlingLight website. Over the last year, I’ve been meaning to update the website to increase the speed and load times. I finally had a few days to do that, so before the craziness of my fall schedule kicked in I sat myself down into my office and worked on the website. This is step one of getting things updated around here.
Down Hill Kayaking DR 2018: Part IV - the Staircase Section of the Rio Jimenoa
Down Hill Kayaking - The Staircase Section of the Rio Jimenoa is an incredibly special place just outside of Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. I'll let the pictures and video tell the story, but this one makes you work for passage through its fun rapids and amazing scenery.
Sea Kayak Stonington Mellow Days Along He Bold Coast
Sea Kayak Stonington - We’d been working without much break since June. The guiding business had done well, and in addition we’d kept-on with some of the home improvement work, hedging our bets in case the kayaking work didn’t come-in. But it did come-in, so we worked every day, trying to keep up with it, the rest of the summer stretching ahead like marathons yet to be run.
Jackson Kayak 10 Years of Travel
Jackson Kayak - To me, a decade has always seemed like a long chunk of time. However, as I get older, the time seems to pass more and more quickly. Somehow, my husband Daniel and I just celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary and 14 years of knowing each other.
unsponsored Student Kayaker Gear Guide 2019
unsponsored - Although this buyers guide is directed at students in reality it will apply to anyone thinking about taking up the sport
Jackson Kayak Hummingbird Helix Fish Finder Mount
Jackson Kayak - There are a few options out there to mounting a fish finder and I chose to go with the Yak Attack Fish Finder Mount with Track Mounted LockNLoad Mounting System. This one is specifically for the Hummingbird Helix series, which will fit the 5, 7 and 9 units.
Jackson Kayak Slippery When Wet
Jackson Kayak - Whether your goal is fun or food this applies to you. You fooled that fish, you want to play it carefully, it surges, jumps, disappears under your boat, skillfully it comes closer to being within reach now the moment of truth, landing your prize.
Standup Journal 5 SUP Adventures Waiting for You in Gunnison, Colorado
Standup Journal - If you’re looking for the best place to SUP in the mountains, look no further than Colorado’s Western Slope. Nestled high up in the Rockies, Gunnison offers endless opportunities to get out on the water whether you’re looking for the thrill of a fast paced mountain river, or the serenity of an alpine lake.
Outdoor Industry Association Seven Climate Actions Your Company Can Do Right Now
Outdoor Industry Association - Corporate climate action can be complicated. We know that for most outdoor products, the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions are associated with our supply chains, the raw-material extraction and cultivation, processing, and assembly stages (Scope 3). But operational emissions buildings, shipping, etc.
Kayak Base Best Ice Fishing Chairs 2019 – Ice Fishing Chairs Review
Kayak Base - Are you looking for the best ice fishing chairs? Well, you are in the right spot. Ice fishing is fun. And to make it more enjoyable, it is necessary to bring the necessary ice fishing gears. One of the most important things to buy for ice fishing is the ice fishing chair.
Athletes with top online media coverage in September
1. Bart De Zwart
2. Arthur Arutkin
3. Olly Sanders
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