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Playak Weekly Digest - week 42, 2019
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 42, 2019.
unsponsored Peak Uk’s new eco-friendly paddling jackets
unsponsored - For 2020 we are proud to announce Peak Eco. All of our new whitewater and touring jackets are made from fabrics containing recycled plastic.
American Rivers From the Stanislaus to the Klamath: Speaking Up for Free-Flowing Rivers
American Rivers - In this episode of We Are Rivers, we take a look at the cultural shift in how we value free-flowing rivers – from the fight to save California’s Stanislaus River forty years ago, to the Klamath River today, which will soon be home to a major dam removal effort to restore the river and its salmon runs.
Adventurous Experiences Sea Kayak Festival 2019
Adventurous Experiences - 7 Kingdoms Isle of Man Sea Kayak Festival '19.
Outdoor Industry Association #16! New Hampshire Announces the Newest Office of Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Industry Association - Today, New Hampshire announced the creation of the nation’s 16th office of outdoor recreation (OREC). The New Hampshire Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Development will be housed in the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs.
Jackson Kayak Deep Water – Big Fish
Jackson Kayak - There are some fishing trips that start as a one off event to target a single species, but then end up as an annual thing with good friends.
Jackson Kayak Outdoor to the Core – Survival
Jackson Kayak - A quick grip to the local creek or across the continent to a wilderness area, both require some degree of awareness as to what you might unexpectedly encounter. Don’t give up your dreams for outdoor activity out of fear, the unknown is part of the excitement. My adventures have taken me into the jungles of Mexico, the Canadian wilderness and places not easily accessible. Preparation is your friend and as you gain experience you will feel more comfortable adding or subtracting necessaries.
Jackson Kayak Catching the small mouth fish in mid summer!!
Jackson Kayak - Smallmouth are easily my favorite fish to target year round; however, at seasonal points such as mid summer and late winter they can become more difficult to catch. As a college student, my prime time to fish just so happens to fall right in the middle of summer. Being forced to fish during one of [...]
ICF Olympic and World Champion Among Nearly 200 Entries for SUP World Titles
ICF - Entries for this month’s ICF stand up paddling world championships in China are climbing towards 200, with three-time Olympic gold medalist Sebastian Brendel and four-time canoe marathon world champion Marton Kover among the athletes already confirmed.
Tsunami Rangers Surf Sirens Shred 2019! the Sirens’ Annual Gathering in Pics and Prose
Tsunami Rangers - What a great weekend! Three days on the water with a great group of badass women. I love this event for many reasons. One, it takes place on one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve seen, Hobuck Beach on the Makah Reservation at the tip of the northwest corner of Washington State.
unsponsored Bren’s Park Jam
unsponsored - Nic Berger, Swiss Wave SUP Champ 2018, is shredding the 7’4 Stubby Wave Carbon in front of his door. Guanico Beach, Panama.
Traversing Safe adventure at the backcountry - Check this out
Traversing - Heading out to the backcountry for some adventure. Here is how you can get the maps and the tracking of a reliable GPS locator, for your safety.
4Corners Riversports Moenkopi Riverworks Door to Door Review
4Corners Riversports - One of the toughest things about organizing a private Grand Canyon river trip, aside from pulling the permit itself, is the logistics. Boats, gear, food, shuttle, etc. are all an integral part of making your trip as memorable as possible and making sure you don’t have a mutiny on your hands mid-trip because you forgot to pack enough toilet paper.
SUP International Relax With Sarah in Beautiful Tobago Cayes
SUP International - Sarah is in Tobago Cayes, the water transports us to a state of maximum plenitude. All floating on our paddle board.
SUP World Mag Swiss Wave SUP Champ Nic Berger Shredding
SUP World Mag - Nic Berger, Swiss Wave SUP Champ 2018, is shredding the 7’4 Stubby Wave Carbon in front of his door. Guanico Beach, Panama.
SUP International Fanatic Ray Touring 2020
SUP International - Designed to go the distance with its effortless glide, the narrow, stretched style houses endless design features to take you to new territories. Come swell, chop or smooth seas this Ray is ready to go.
Athletes with top online media coverage in October
1. Eric Jackson
2. Connor Baxter
3. Dan Gavere
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