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The famous Playak News Flash informs tens of thousands of paddlers around the world about the most popular paddling news each day. Playak editors hand-pick the best headlines 24/7, and those that are viewed most by our readers are sent out in the News Flash. Each Friday, we send out the Weekly Digest (instead of the daily News Flash), containing the top headlines of the past 7 days, as well as the most popular videos and forum topics, plus a list of upcoming events.

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Kody Kerbox Lip Smacking Action in France

SUPboarder (21 min. ago) - A look back at the action from Kody Kerbox at the La Torche Pro France. Kody is an outstanding SUP surfer however unfortunately only managed to grab a joint 5th finish. This just shows the impressive level of SUP surfing from many riders around the world. Kody finished the year in the top ten of the overall Stand Up World Tour 2014.  read more...

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Beyond The Drop

Rapid Media (1 hour ago) - Six pro kayakers from around the world meet up in the rainforests of Southern Mexico to run the Rio Tulijá. Also known as the Agua Azul, the river features impossibly blue water and a series of five large waterfalls. Led by Rafa Ortiz, the kayak team, including Rush Sturges, Evan Garcia, Aniol Serrasolses, Martina Wegman and Casper Van Kalmthout, have fun exploring the river and the local culture, showing us that when it comes to running waterfalls there's a lot more to it than just the drop."  read more...

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Starboard's New IQ handle for the 2015 models

Atlantic Paddle Surfing (2 hrs. ago) - The new IQ handle is constructed from EVA to provide a soft and comfortable feel when carrying the board.  The handle itself is designed as two separate compartments. The outer layer is made of ABS and compressed into the EPS core and then secured with a layer of glass. The EVA handle is then fitted into the box sealed with a layer of silicon. This means the EVA handle is not fixed internally to the board, eliminating the chance of cracking or damaging the glass of EPS core.    read more...

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New Ottawa Valley River Access Fund

Rapid Magazine Blog (3 hrs. ago) - Mike McKay of Five2Nine Productions and Whitewater Ontario partner to create the Ottawa Valley River Access Fund The Ottawa is a gem of a river blessing both local and international paddlers with a unique and friendly paddling experience. Not only…  read more...

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COSTA RICA Sarapiqui River Festival!!!

worldkayak (4 hrs. ago) - The 4th Anual Sarapiqui River Festival in Costa Rica is well underway. Friday was the boater-cross on the Sarapiqui River and today the Extreme Creek Race on Poza Azul River. Tomorrow the festivities continue with the ramp, freestyle, an open down river competition, music, awards, good food and much more! PURA VIDA from COSTA RICA!!  read more...

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15 hrs. agoSUP Surf Wednesday Training Group
16 hrs. agoJackson Kayak New lines at Gauley Fest
17 hrs. agoSUP Surf Search For SIC Maui Junior Development Team Athletes With TPA
18 hrs. agoSUP International Finn Mullen Wins Circle One East Strand Open 2014
19 hrs. agoRob Casey Safety Lasso for Inflatable SUPs
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Nov 25Rapid Media Kayak Angler Wins Magazine of The Year
Nov 25Distressed Mullet All I Want for Christmas Riviera Paddlesurf Edition
Nov 25Pirate Production News for 2015
Nov 24unsponsored Sweet Protection – Hunter Shorts
Nov 24unsponsored Yak Hallertau PFD – First Look
Nov 24Kayak Angler Magazine Kayak Fishing ClassicS World Fishing Open–Results
Nov 24Jackson Kayak The Kayak Fishing show returns to Puerto Rico
Nov 24Kokatat Blog The mental game
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Nov 24CKS Blog Hail to The Rio Baker
Nov 24Standup Journal BIC Sport Receives Men’s Journal Gear of the Year Award
Nov 24Standup Journal Watch the World Series Finals at Turtle Bay on NBC
Nov 24Kokatat Blog Waiting for rain in the South East
Nov 24Kayak Angler Magazine Crocodile Kayak Cart
Nov 24Riding Bumps Training for a 100 mile SUP event
Nov 24Distressed Mullet Dan Gavere, The Newest Kanahas Ambassador
Nov 24Jordan Searle BC - The Final Push
Nov 24Jackson Kayak River Bassin Championship Recap
Nov 24YakAngler Tournament of Champions One Anglers Story
Nov 24Simon Wyndham Pyranha 9R Review
Nov 24SUP Magazine Backwaters The Olympic Peninsula
Nov 24iSUPworld Werner Nitro SUP Paddle Review
Nov 24A whole bunch of Ing's Hiatus
Nov 24Paddle Into Fitness Fall SUP Adventures on Cape Cod
Nov 24Heliconia Press New Reality Series That'S Knot Right with Chad Hoover
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