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Playak News Flash - March 2, 2020
Playak News Flash - March 2, 2020
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SUP International Sup Surf - Parede Beach Lisbon Portugal
SUP International - Stand up paddle action from Parede Beach, Lisbon Portugal on the 21st February 2020.
SUP International Create Happiness in Banff, Alberta
SUP International - Check out the Body Glove and the Performer 11 take to Banff National park to explore and tackle the Bow River.
SUP International Sup Surf & Kook Control
SUP International - More stand up paddle action and visits from the maritime police from Parede Beach, Lisbon Portugal.
Jackson Kayak Spring Spinnerbaits for Bass Fishing
Jackson Kayak - Spring is the season of the spinnerbait for bass. I would characterize spring season by surface water temperatures of 58 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. All types of spinners are popular because of ease of casting, simple performance and the high likelihood of connecting with a fish make it a staple in the tackle box of most kayak anglers. The draw of the whirling spinners is the ability to consistently convince game fish to bite. All species of bass will readily hit them, but many more of our finny friends chase em’ down too, walleye, northern pike, musky and even panfish gulp the downsized versions.
Loco SUP The Canarian SUP Debacle
Loco SUP - Heading back to Fuerteventura after a couple of years’ break was always going to be a challenge as shortly after my last visit life started to unravel.
SUP World Mag Travel Edit / Norway S.U.P Adventure
SUP World Mag - Short edit of Jaeren Claus day adventure from Sweden to Norway Paddelboarding. Hope you will enjoy it.
SUP World Mag Blue Zone SUP Surf Retreat – Nosara, Costa Rica
SUP World Mag - Blue Zone SUP had a great week with there guests improving their paddle surfing in waist high waves with offshore winds all week. Here is a great recap from that awesome week.
Sea Eagle 50 Years of Selling Inflatable Boats – Part 3 – From the Internet to The Future!
Sea Eagle - Testing of new models came to be an ever-expanding way of life. Often this meant testing products when most folks would be inside sitting before a fireplace. Here I am testing our then new model Sea Eagle FastTrack. My rule for testing in the winter was, “Do not go out when the ice is thicker than a 1/4”.
The Paddler ezine Win an Islander Odyssey Marine Recycled Kayak
The Paddler ezine - Are you passionate about protecting our waterways and seas? Islander Kayaks and Odyssey Innovation are giving away a recycled kayak every month to groups and individuals with projects that take action in the fight against marine waste, rubbish and pollution.
SUP Connect Tenth Anniversary Carolina Cup Gains Key Supporter
SUP Connect - The Carolina Cup, one of the largest gatherings of water paddlers in the world, gained key support from SweetWater Brewing Company as title sponsor in 2020.
Trash Paddler Spring time feel paddling around these rivers
Trash Paddler - Spent the past three days on three different rivers all within 12 miles of home and each one had the rock-solid feel of spring. Started with the Concord River and its Old North Bridge on a warm and sunny Sunday...
Standup Journal The SUP Vets & GenRation Offer Paddle Surf Retreat for Veterans
Standup Journal - Imagine five days all expenses paid, in a luxury resort with world champion SUP surfers and coaches, top of the line equipment and multiple surf sessions daily including video reviews & analysis to boost your paddle surfing performance through the roof.
SUP World Mag First Ever SUP YOGA Class With Meryl Mukenge
SUP World Mag - Meryl Mukenge went to her first Sup yoga class, shows so nervous but also so excited to try this out for the first time. Sup Yoga is basically stand up paddle yoga. This approach form yoga is so much more fun, and enjoyable than normal one.
Distressed Mullet 2 paddle races on a weekend of March in Florida - Plan your trip there!!
Distressed Mullet - In a few weeks, we have 2 races coming up on the same weekend. When winter lifts it’s heel off your throat, run to your car and drive or fly south. If you want to jump on a plane, there are boards to rent. It’s totally worth the effort.
TotalSUP The Golden State of SUP: Infinity SUP Kristin Thomas’ Guide to SoCal
TotalSUP - If you’d ask what place is the epitome of coastal vibes, it would have to be California. What determines the enduring pull of the Golden State? To name just few, it’s the surf and skateboarding culture, the cinematography, the road and the Googie (SoCal’s signature architectural style), the In-N-Out burgers, the hype of tech giants and start-ups of Silicon Valley, the hyperreality of America and now stand-up paddleboarding.
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