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Playak News Flash - December 24, 2019
Playak News Flash - December 24, 2019
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Brittany Parker Sometimes All We Need Is a Little Perspective
Brittany Parker - I’m in Southern Florida visiting family for the holidays. Every time I come back to the states I have some sort of revelation. Going from one very different culture to another always gives perspective.
Jackson Kayak What’s Your Adventure Vehicle?
Jackson Kayak - Ask this question to any boater and you’ll get a plethora of answers and opinions. Our current adventure vehicle is a 2006 Chevy Express Van 2500 that we found at a local used car lot.
SUP International SUP Star Training
SUP International - Psyched paddle-boarding have announced today, 18th December 2019 the launch of the world first personal progression SUP Star training program, purely for stand up paddle-boarders and to focus on their specific needs.
SUP Connect Tahiti'S Poenaiki Raioha Takes Home World Title in Gran Canaria
SUP Connect - The Gran Canaria Pro-Am, 4th and last event of the 2019 APP World Tour, has delivered some amazing action this past weekend in perfect waves of Las Palmas. The event was dominated by the impressive Brazilian Wellington Reis and the local legend Iballa Moreno. And, with a 3rd place at this event, the Tahitian Poenaiki Raioha ends the 2019 season by winning his first APP World Title in a very emotional moment.
Jackson Kayak Inexpensive Christmas Gifts for the Cold Weather Paddler
Jackson Kayak - Inexpensive Christmas gifts for the cold weather paddler Looking for Inexpensive Christmas gifts for the cold weather paddler? Greg Parker is here to help with his top presents for the kayaker in your life.
SUP International Loco Inca 9’6 Wood Edition Test Review
SUP International - The wood edition Inca is a beautiful performance nose-rider long board with big progression potential that means you will want to hold onto this one for a very long time. This board is easy to live away from the surf but the focus really is on wave-riding performance be that walking up to the nose or surfing it aggressively off of the tail. This 115 liter version starts working when waves appear but the thinned out rails make it really dance when the surf does turn on.
Frogma 300 Miles Done - Christmas Bird Count in the Fog, Part 1
Frogma - So I am delighted to report that last Saturday, December 14th, I wrapped up my personal challenge of making it to 300 miles of paddling here in 2019.
SUP World Mag Endless Supper - Paddleboard Full Movie
SUP World Mag - A surfing and paddle-boarding movie about a group of friends in paradise.
SUP World Mag Antonin Salaverria
SUP World Mag - You don’t know him yet? It’s normal. This 19 year old Angloy is discreet and devotes all his time to his favorite sport, surfing and more particularly SUP, Stand Up Paddle, as well as to his university studies in Staps in Anglet.
American Rivers Governor Inslee’s Lower Snake Dams report: why it matters and what’s next
American Rivers - Washington Governor Jay Inslee today released a draft report detailing findings from the Lower Snake River Dams Stakeholder Process. Here’s why this report matters for rivers, people and salmon in the Northwest, and what comes next.
SUP World Mag Stand Up Paddle Surfing
SUP World Mag - Couple days of storm, heavy winds and promising conditions. Big Tuesday (morning) turned out to be messy, peaky and sometimes pretty heavy, until the wind came right back in.
WaterTurtle 2007 - 2012: My First 5 Years in SUP
WaterTurtle - I was recently nominated on Facebook for the 10 Day Paddle Photo Challenge - to post a paddling photo a day, for 10 days, and nominate someone each time to do the same.
SUP Tonic 2020 Starboard Generation ~ One Paddleboard for Surfing, Racing & Touring
SUP Tonic - Starboard’s 2020 Generation is the best of 3 worlds; Surfing, Racing and Touring. It is aimed to be an easy surfing, race and touring paddleboard for everybody and anybody; the perfect board for a one board quiver.
SUP International SUP Surf Coaching Week
SUP International - Nosara Paddlesurf tell us about their recent SUP Surf Coaching week.
American Rivers To Break Bread, We Need Water
American Rivers - Water connects us across generations, cultures, geographies. And, though we may often forget, water also connects us across tables. We need water. Food, needs water. The production of one apple requires 18 gallons. A 1/3-pound hamburger is 660 gallons of water in the making.
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