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Playak News Flash - March 3, 2020
Playak News Flash - March 3, 2020
The world's latest paddling headlines.
SUP International Introducing the New Naish S25 Wing-Surfer
SUP International - Naish introduce their new Wing-Surfers. The new S25 Wing-Surfer’s overall outline and shape has been re-designed to provide a more balanced power delivery. Available in five sizes; 2.8, 3.6, 4.6, 5.3 and 6.0.
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 International Zane Schweitzer - Foilmaster
SUP International - Check out Zane Schweitzer making the most of a miserable day by cutting up on his Starboard foil.
SUP International Blue Zone Sup Surf Retreat - Nosara, Costa Rica
SUP International - Check out the Blue Zone guests improving their paddle surfing in waist high waves with offshore winds.
ACA ACA & SafeSport Training
ACA - As we look ahead to a fun and active paddling season, we would like to remind you of the education & training policies required by the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The U.S. Center for SafeSport works collaboratively with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and ACA to create a healthy, supportive environment for all participants in our sport.
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.
Standup Journal What Do You Do if You Get Caught Inside With a Wing?
Standup Journal - What do you do if you get caught inside while foil surfing with a wing?  That’s a lot of equipment to manage, right?  We asked the ever-stoked, shred-master & fun culprit Julien Bouyer of Team Naish what to do.
ACA 2020 Marge Cline Grant Recipients Announced
ACA - A family rafting trip to West Virginia in the late 1970s hooked Marge "River Mom" Cline on river sports. She became hooked immediately and made it her life's goal to introduce others to the thrill of whitewater. She began teaching others within a few years and became certified by the ACA.
SUP Connect The Ultimate SUP Destination
SUP Connect - With constant sunshine, ocean views, and an abundance of flat-water locales, San Diego is a fantastic SUP city. Below are the best places to go paddle boarding in San Diego - and where to rent a board (if needed) for the adventure.
Kokatat Sweet South Georgia
Kokatat - The wind whipped, wildlife packed, glacier-ridden island of South Georgia rises sharply from the ocean hundreds of miles from land. Despite this isolation, millions of penguins, elephant seals and birds congregate there to breed, turning the frosty island into a noisy, orgy of life. The sub-Antarctic island is rarely visited by sea kayak.
SUP Industry Association Co-founder & ceo of 4ocean – alex schulze – joins piper’s angels foundation advisory board
SUP Industry Association - Alex Schulze, co-founder and CEO of 4ocean, will bring his years of business expertise and insight to the Piper’s Angels Foundation as the newest member of its Advisory Board. As a Board member, Schulze will advise organization leaders as they navigate the Foundation’s direction and growth over the coming years.
SUP Connect Zane Schweitzer Is 2020'S Master of the Ocean
SUP Connect - The fifth day of the Master of the Ocean 2020 got to a later start as no wind was in the forecast and competitors were resting from 10 hours of continuous muscle action the day before. Conditions were crystal clear and glassy waves with 5 foot faces came rolling through. Some sets were 6 foot high.
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