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Playak News Flash - October 20, 2019
Playak News Flash - October 20, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
CKS Blog What you need to know about Moose Fest
CKS Blog - The culmination of the kayak races in New York is on the Moose River near Old Forge, NY. Taking place in October it is peak foliage season and definitely drysuit weather! It is one of the most underrated kayaking festivals, as the Moose offers pool-drop style rapids that are marvelously beautiful and unique.
PaddlingLight Lightweight Camping Cookware for a family on their outdoor/wilderness trip
PaddlingLight - When I used to solo canoe trip, it was easy to pick cookware. I’d just go with the lightest cookset that made sense for the time of year and trip. As my family has grown from one to three, I’ve found that it’s a little harder to balance lightweight camping cookware against ease of use and the desires of everyone on the trip.
TotalSUP This year’s Red Bull Heavy Water was totally gnarly with giant waves and fog
TotalSUP - It’s a wrap! The 3rd edition (4th year) of Red Bull Heavy Water on the 2019 APP World Tour Schedule did not disappoint. Giant surf arrived, coupled with an aggressive flood tide and fog almost completely whiting out the course at some points made for one of the most intense and gnarly race courses ever seen.
Jackson Kayak The Swedish Neighbor
Jackson Kayak - Norway is a whitewater paradise but there is still some days a need to go somewhere else, escape home, go exotic, have a mini break, cross the border. On such days I drive to Sweden.
International Rafting Federation U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica gives thumbs up to safe rafting industry
International Rafting Federation - Last Friday, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, Sharon Day, showed her support for improving safety in the rafting industry by going rafting on the Pacuare River during the World White Water Rafting Summit finale.
Standup Journal SUP Training Technology: What is Out There & How To Use It
Standup Journal - SUP training technology maximizes your performance. Here is an overview of the latest SUP training technology and how to use it for maximum benefit.
Jackson Kayak The Albion Open 2019
Jackson Kayak - The Albion Open is the largest and oldest kayak fishing tournament on the West Coast. The Albion Open is held on the Northern Coast of California 14 miles south of the town of Mendocino at Albion River Camp Ground.
SUP World Mag SUP Yoga and Estuary Paddling
SUP World Mag - Camp Crystal Kai is a health and wellness stand-up paddleboarding experience at North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. The all-inclusive, week-long adventure is in one of the Southeast’s premier vacation destinations. Camp goers paddleboard through paradise along 85 miles of gorgeous coastline and escape for a week full of fitness, relaxation and fun on the a paddle board.
SUP Tonic Ultimate “foil mixer” by the Slingshot crew on North Carolina
SUP Tonic - Last month, The Slingshot crew headed north from Charleston, SC to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a first of its kind mission at Slingshot. A surf, kite, foil, and boat trip all packed into one!
International Rafting Federation Delivering a powerful message: river guides and rafting operators are river guardians
International Rafting Federation - The message from several international speakers during the World White Water Rafting Summit 2019 was loud and clear: river guides and rafting companies should be the guardians of the world’s rivers. Not only does their livelihood depend on clean and healthy rivers, they spend a considerable amount of time on rivers and, with clients in their rafts, are perfectly positioned to spread positive conservation messages.
SUP World Mag Glassy October Day at Mauka Lodge Portugal
SUP World Mag - Mauka Lodge is showing some perfect conditions to increase your surf skills at Mauka Lodge in Portugal.
Isle Surf and SUP Learn How To SUP The Fast & Easy Way - Tips
Isle Surf and SUP - Before you can begin to learn how to paddle board, there are four crucial beginner paddle boarding tips you need to know. These tips will keep you safe in the water and help you learn the fundamentals much faster.
SUP International Red Bull Heavy Water - Friday 18th October at 10am Pst
SUP International - As the holding period for Red Bull Heavy Water is now open, the APP is excited to announce that the event has been green lit and will run this coming Friday 18th October at 10am PST.
Standup Journal Even pros do fear SUP surf the giant waves coming up at the Red Bull Heavy Water
Standup Journal - Casper Steinfath, aka ‘the Danish Viking’, is determined to defend his 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water title Friday morning at Ocean Beach, San Francisco. But the 26-year-old Casper Steinfath is ‘scared to death’.
Distressed Mullet Chattajack Season is Upon Us!
Distressed Mullet - Chatta-time! We are less than two weeks out from the Inland Molokai to Oahu!!
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