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Playak Weekly Digest - week 01, 2020
Playak Weekly Digest
The world's top paddling news in week 01, 2020.
Canoe London Hear this sea kayak adventure story from these ladies who did it!!
Canoe London - In summer 2019, three women set out to circumnavigate Ireland by sea kayak. Join kayaker, Lindsey Harris, as she shares their adventure with us at Allenburys in Ware.
Jackson Kayak How to Make Your Kayak an Extension of Your Body
Jackson Kayak - One of my favorite parts about Jackson Kayaks is that, in tandem with some accessories, I can get the best fit out of any boat I’ve ever been in. For me, having my boat be super snug is the most important thing for me while kayaking.
unsponsored Kayaking in the Shadow of Everest
unsponsored - Before he was guiding for Backshall, before he became synonymous with the Himalayas, before so much more Daz Clarkson-King was kayaking in the shadow of Everest in October 2003.
Simon Wyndham Active Thoughts on the Flat Water Loop
Simon Wyndham - I’ve called this article Active thoughts simply because I wanted to get my thought process, along with the things I am learning or have discovered into writing while they are fresh. Hopefully they will give others some food for thought if they are trying to get this move.
Michele Ramazza How to load the kayak on your shoulder
Michele Ramazza - After seeing the most bizarre ways of carrying a kayak on the shoulder, I decided to present my technique. Over the years I always think it has saved me a bit of effort in transporting the canoe.
Jackson Kayak Courtney Kerin – A Decade of competing at Worlds
Jackson Kayak - For the last ten consecutive years I have competed in every World Cup and World Championships of Freestyle Kayaking. From my first World Cups back in 2010 as a 16 year old in Augsburg and Plattling, Germany; when i first found my way into the greatest international family of athletes anyone could dream of, to this year, 2019’s World Championships in Sort Spain, marking my 10th consecutive year of competing at freestyle worlds events.
Jackson Kayak Irish Kayak Angling Donegal Competition
Jackson Kayak - Well as the title suggests it was time for my favorite competition of the year literally as far North as one can travel in Ireland, North Donegal. I would also head up this direction a few times a year to fish with the well know big game kayak angler Graham Smith.
TotalSUP How the Inspirational Mike Shoreman, the Unbalanced Paddleboarder Became a SUPer Hero
TotalSUP - In November 2018, Toronto-based Stand Up Paddle coach Mike Shoreman was diagnosed with a rare disease, the Ramsay Hunt Syndrome. All at once, he lost his balance and as a direct consequence, his independence, his SUP-coaching business and his social life.
SUP World Mag Salitre Fest: SUP Race 2019
SUP World Mag - Organized by the Galician Surf Club and the Spanish Surf Federation, the Salitre Fest SUP Race 2019 held on September 7 and 8 at the City Council of Baiona.
SUP World Mag Paddleboard Surf Racing Challenge at Riverfest 2019
SUP World Mag - Watch the Women’s Elite Racing paddleboard surfing (SUP) challenge at Salt Life Riverfest in Columbus, Georgia, competing for the 2019 Salt Life Columbus Cup.
unsponsored Yak Taurus PFD – Review
unsponsored - A brand new Yak Taurus PFD landed at Unsponsored HQ at the end of August 2019. Since then it has seen a hundred hours of use.
SUP World Mag Aquamarina Race Board 12’6
SUP World Mag - Find the 2020 Aquamarina Race 12’6 inflatable paddle board. This Boards designed with a V shape helping the board keeping it’s speed.
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.
Frogma Happy Solstice
Frogma - Spectacular 22 degree halo during today's solstice bird watching paddle on Jamaica Bay, NYC. Looking forward to the return of the light. Click on the photo for a better view.
unsponsored Run of the Minus Rapids - Epic!!
unsponsored - Here is a quick GoPro mashup of the minus rapids and the last few days enjoying one of my favorite rivers of all time!
Athletes with top online media coverage in 2019
1. Eric Jackson
2. Casper Steinfath
3. Dane Jackson
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