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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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Waiting For Electricity in the DRC

International Rivers (23 min. ago) - In March I spent a week in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to celebrate the International Day for Action for Rivers with our local partners. I experienced first-hand the hard truth of what it means to live without electricity, as we spent three full days without power – one of the units at the troubled Inga 2 hydropower project had failed.  read more...

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Stand up Paddling inland Mexico.

SUP Mexico (2 hrs. ago) - Just about everyone is familiar with Mexico's beaches. Gulf, Caribbean and Pacific sides all offer opportunities for great SUP surfing. My annual pilgrimage takes me to the Rivers of this amazing country.  read more...

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Confluence Outdoor Supports Initiatives that Advance the Sport of Kayaking, Protect Rivers and Support Community in 2015

Confluence (4 hrs. ago) - Confluence Outdoor, parent company to nine leading paddlesports brands is sponsoring events, projects and organizations in 2015 that protect rivers, unite communities and push the sport of whitewater kayaking to new levels.  read more...

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Dave Kalama’S Inspiring Tale of a Near Death Surfing Experience

SUPracer (4 hrs. ago) - A quick little throwback to last year, when Dave Kalama delivered an entertaining and motivational speech about his near-death experience surfing big waves in the early days of Jaws.  read more...

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Overnight on The Santa Maria

Vermont SUP (6 hrs. ago) - NRS Ambassador, Aaron Koch, flees the brutal temperatures of the States and seeks winter refuge in Mexico. With girlfriend in tow, Aaron sets out on his SUP to paddle the scenic Santa Maria River.  read more...

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14 hrs. agoSUP Magazine  Urban Paddle Guide
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16 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Top Beginner Schools The Kayak Centre
17 hrs. agounsponsored Yak – Wrapz
18 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Kayak Fishing on Dry Land
19 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Mexico Highlights from Isaac
20 hrs. agoSUPracer Supaa’S Chase Kosterlitz Releases Supersized Race Training Guide
21 hrs. agoElder SUP Outrigger to SUP – Seat to Feet
22 hrs. agoSUPracer Could The Air France Paddle Festival Be Tahiti’s First Big International Race?
23 hrs. agoNewfoundland Kayakoholic Post 15 – Jenny Gets a Little Dolled Up
Apr 20Andraz Krpic Making the Best of Life Lessons
Apr 20Boofington Heights Fav Photos from 2010 & Whitewater Difficulty vs. Run Difficulty in Regards to the Zion Narrows Mess
Apr 19Bryant Burkhardt Bad-assery
Apr 19ACA East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival Kicks Off Today
Apr 19American Rivers Two Weeks, For the Rivers
Apr 19Blue Planet Surf 2015 Molokai 2 Oahu race board rental and buyback program
Apr 19ICF Future Stars Set for Brazilian Showdown
Apr 19Canoe Kayak Filmmaker Q&A: Mike McKay’s ‘Chaos Theory’
Apr 19NRS Duct Tape Diaries Uganda Road to The 2015 Worlds
Apr 19My Kayak Pursuit Thrills & Spills amongst the Surf & Rocks
Apr 19SUP Examiner Laird Hamilton to host LA Waterkeeper’s Stand Up for Clean Water Event
Apr 19SUPboarder Help Change Lives with Sup4life
Apr 19Jackson Kayak Cck Opening Day and Aw Fundraiser
Apr 19Jackson Kayak Coosa HD Lovin’
Apr 19Bote Sausalito to San Rafael - with Tim Bluhm
Apr 19Kayak Angler Magazine Boat Review: The NEXT Big Thing
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Apr 19PeakUK Matty and Sal Do Corsica
Apr 18SUPracer Meet The World’s First Self-Inflating Stand Up Paddleboard
Apr 18International Rivers Climate Change isn't the only problem
Apr 18Pete Holliday Round Hayling Isand Outrigger Canoe Race
Apr 18Brittany Parker 'Can I Surf That Grand Premier
Apr 18ICF ICF Canoe Marathon Classic Series: Waterland Marathon
Apr 18Kokatat Blog New Zealand 2015 Citroen Extreme Race
Apr 18American Rivers With new thinking, flood control projects can ease drought
Apr 18International Rivers Status of hydropower dams in Bhutan
Apr 18Tony Paradise Fearless - A book review
Apr 18Kokatat Blog US tour recap

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