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Playak News Flash - March 5, 2020
Playak News Flash - March 5, 2020
The world's latest paddling headlines.
Traversing Nova Craft Announces 50th Anniversary Paddle
Traversing - Nova Craft canoe announced a limited edition 50th Anniversary paddle in collaboration with Hunter & Harris…
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.
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.
SUP World Mag Stand Up Paddle Board Construction
SUP World Mag - Check out how Simon Winograd build his own Stand up paddle wood board in Norther Michigan
ACA The Value of the Paddle Golden Gate Symposium (And Events Like It)
ACA - I recently had the opportunity to attend the Paddle Golden Gate Symposium in California; I won’t attempt to paraphrase their vision as it is worth sharing in its entirety
SUP Tonic Takuma 1600 & Fanatic 6-3 Sky
SUP Tonic - Life vicariously through Robert Pirie in this one.
SUP Tonic Don’t Miss These Three Minutes of Mick Fanning in Blazing Form in Oz - RAW
SUP Tonic - In honour of Mick Fanning’s return to the brine, Lachlan McKinnon put together a highlight reel from this time last year, when the Gold Coast was lighting up with endless summer swells, and the man they call White Lightning was in career-best form.
SUP Tonic Reliving Kai and Chumbo’s Young Bulls Performance at Praia Do Norte, Nazaré - Sessions
SUP Tonic - When a massive swell showed up in the forecast, just in time for the World Surf League’s Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge, all eyes were on team Young Bulls — Hawaii’s Kai Lenny and Brazil’s Lucas Chumbo Chianca.
SUP International Sup Under the Herzogstand in the Two-Lake Region of Kochelsee & Walchensee
SUP International - What about stand up paddling in one of the most beautiful areas in Upper Bavaria.
SUP International Stand Up Paddle Guadeloupe - Tom Paddle Evasion
SUP International - Discover the great Cul-de-Sac marin de Guadeloupe with a private excursion, GoPro on board, lunch and cocktail served by the water and aerial photography by drone.
SUP Connect This week's SUP news from SUPConnect Weekly Recap
SUP Connect - This month’s SUPconnect Weekly has valuable SUP tips on SUP Basics, and competitive SUP training and more.
TotalSUP Dordogne Intégrale 2020: Three SUP racers, One Ultra Endurance Story
TotalSUP - 23rd May 2020 will mark the 11th edition of Dordogne Intégrale, one of the most extreme open SUP races in the world. Ahead of this iconic event, TotalSUP caught up with three extremely experienced endurance paddlers competing worldwide in ultra-distance paddle competitions, Shara Dubeau, Christian Moutsakos and Miguel Martorell, as they embark on the 130 km challenge through the Dordogne Valley in Southern France.
SUPracer Downwind in Paradise: Tahiti’s Air France Paddle Festival Ditches the Grind, Embraces the Wind
SUPracer - In an announcement that will surely spread delight among the international ocean paddling community, one of the toughest races in the world just got a lot easier (and a lot more fun). The famous Air France Paddle Festival, long known as the premiere international race on an island long known as the world’s premiere paddling nation, has changed course this year. Literally.
SUPracer Chased by the Midnight Sun: The Documentary About Canada’s 715km-Long ‘Yukon River Quest’ Is Finally Complete
SUPracer - It was 3am Tuesday. I’d been staring at the remote Canadian wilderness for 16 hours straight. I hadn’t slept much, and I was seriously questioning why I was doing it all in the first place. This was the Yukon River Quest, which at 715km is the longest annual paddle race on the planet. It’s a mind-bending experience that pushes the body to its limits and the mind well beyond.
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