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Surf Snowdonia – Team Starboard SUP the first public Wave Garden

SUPboarder (1 hour ago) - Surf Snowdonia is the worlds first public Wave Garden, an artificial wave technology developed in Spain. The wave pool is located in North Wales, UK and opens to the public tomorrow 1st August 2015.  read more...

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The first ever SUP's on Surf Snowdonia Wave Garden, Team Starboard crew

Atlantic Paddle Surfing (3 hrs. ago) - Surf Snowdonia is the worlds first public Wave Garden, an artificial wave technology developed in Spain. The wave pool is located in North Wales, UK and opens to the public tomorrow 1st August 2015. This week Surf Snowdonia's SUP sponsors Starboard UK hosted Starboard International riders Zane Schweitzer, Izzi Gomez, Sean Poynter and Finn Mullen at Surf Snowdonia during the final testing stages of the wave.  read more...

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Shell Oil icebreaker turns back from scene of kayaktivist protest, Greenpeace fined

Canoe Kayak (5 hrs. ago) - Interesting news where kayakers, climbers along with Greenpeace activists block Shell ship bound for Arctic, they protest against Shell ship leaving the city where it was docked for repairs. Read on, even on the face of being fined, Greenpeace activists stay on with their protest against Shell’s oil aspirations in the Arctic region which shows people’s growing concerns for the oceans.  read more...

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End of an Era: A look back at the Wave Sport legacy

Canoe Kayak (7 hrs. ago) - Paddlers reflect on legendary whitewater kayak brand Wave Sport leaving North America. Everyone from former world freestyle champions Eric Jackson and Ken Whiting to Dan Gavere, Jimmy Blakeney and more did their time in Wave Sport’s team trenches, launching careers that continue to this day. Iconic boats like the X, Y and Z, as well as the Frankenstein, Diesel, foot-pinching XXX and Stubby (“Have you seen my Stubby?”) all graced retailers shelves at one time or another...  read more...

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U.S. should modernize the Columbia River Treaty with Canada now

American Rivers (9 hrs. ago) - Today’s guest blog is a part of the America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series highlighting the Columbia River in Washington State. Our guest blogger is Greg Haller, Conservation Director at Pacific Rivers Council. Pacific River Council’s mission is to protect and restore the watershed ecosystems of the West in order to preserve our freshwater heritage.  read more...

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