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Playak News Flash - November 12, 2019
Playak News Flash - November 12, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Jackson Kayak Some tips to get you kayak surfing on the Lake Tahoe
Jackson Kayak - We have been chasing waves on Tahoe for years now, and have starting dialing in the best conditions. And sometimes the best conditions for surfing, are the worst conditions for everyone else. Here are some tips for the best days on the lake:
unsponsored Keeping those hands warm in cold conditions during your paddles
unsponsored - Cold hands will limit your ability to hold stuff. If you aren’t able to hold your paddle then you are pretty stuffed.
Trash Paddler Exploring Merrimack River's upper section above Penacook - Report
Trash Paddler - I've been wanting to explore the Merrimack River's upper section above Penacook for awhile, and managed to spend a couple of days doing so this past Sunday and Monday.  Thanks to the Halloween storm, water levels in the river were ideal for my style of up-and-back paddling. 
SUP International Standup Paddle-Board Yoga in Honolulu
SUP International - Join Rachael Finch as she tries yoga with an ocean twist on the waters of Ala Moana with Kelsey Barden from Yoga Floats.
SUP International Atem Mini - First Look at a New Part of Our Upcoming Webcasts
SUP International - Blackmagic Design sent us an Atem Mini to do some Beta testing on. Were about to leave for Barbados and make it part of our bigger webcast system here is our first look at the unit.
SUP Tonic New York SUP Open - Dryrobe
SUP Tonic - The APP World Tour hit Long Beach and Manhattan for the 2019 New York SUP Open, with some thrilling racing taking place around some truly iconic locations.
unsponsored Here's Dagger Rewind - Check the images...
unsponsored - A few images of a couple of Dagger Rewinds from today. Dagger Rewind – A Few Images Nice to see the Rewind lined up with a RPM. Seems quite fitting. The green one is pre-production and seems to have a larger volume than the other boat. The post Dagger Rewind – A Few Images appeared first on Unsponsored .
American Rivers Heat + drought strike Southeast rivers and communities…again
American Rivers - This year, the weather really started drying out in north Georgia in late August. But conditions have been largely similar: hot and dry, with rivers and reservoirs dropping fast. The upper reach of the Flint River here in Georgia dropped quickly to very low levels just like in fall 2016—and lower than the river had been in any recorded droughts before 2000.
SUP International A Smik Weekender
SUP International - The Smik team had a ball at the Australian SUP titles at Philip Island in Victoria.
SUP Tonic 2020 Naish Javelin - Flatwater Race
SUP Tonic - The 2020 Javelin combines more than a decade of racing experience with input from the fastest paddlers in the world to set new records.
SUP Mag UK The review of this paddleboard with a pointy nose - Redwoodpaddle Funbox Pro
SUP Mag UK - This is the second pointy nose job that we’ve handled to feature this. In the case of Redwoodpaddle’s Funbox Pro 12’6 the tuning ability of the separate nose chamber is there to affect the V concave underneath. So does it work?
International Rivers Need to protect Queensland's Channel Country rivers of Australia
International Rivers - With International Rivers running campaigns for river protections globally, I was keen to see one of the biggest fights currently being fought for rivers in my country, Australia. I’ve come here four months after the last big rains to learn more about the life that’s at stake if these free-flowing rivers aren’t protected from their latest threat - fracking.
unsponsored Bren’s Park Jam 2019 – Teesside
unsponsored - The glorious North East was the venue for today’s Park Jam.
Jackson Kayak Home Turf Victory
Jackson Kayak - As the title hints this was my local Irish Kayak Angling Competition of the year, situated in my local village Ardglass. Last year was the first year I ran this competition here and even tho I could not attend as my partner was in labour it turned out to be a big success with brilliant feedback from all.
Jackson Kayak Kayaking With Auto Immune Diseases
Jackson Kayak - Auto Immune disease What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear those words? For most, an auto immune disease doesn’t mean much, but for other individuals it is a serious thing that severely impacts their lives. Dealing and managing a disease 24/7 is hard, but luckily some of us having kayaking to help. I wanted to share how kayaking helps me and others deal with the ups and downs of our diseases and just how much these diseases effect our lives.
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