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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
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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.
Zen Waterman (1 hour ago) -
When I first started Stand Up Paddling, I was struggling to catch waves. I was pulling on the paddle as hard as I could and figured the harder I pulled on the paddle and the more the shaft was bending, the more power I was applying and the faster the board would go. read more...
Down Hill Kayaking (4 hrs. ago) -
In December of 2015 Matthew Beauchamp, Steve Krajewski, Shannon Goshorn, and I headed to the island of Hispaniola to check out the rivers of the Dominican Republic. Although the island was experiencing a pattern of dry weather, we still found options to paddle daily and enjoyed a great time in this lesser known paddling destination. The Rio Blanco flows out of the steep mountains east of the city of Banao, almost in the center of the country. We were presently surprised at how great this section of river turned out to be! read more...
Jackson Kayak (4 hrs. ago) -
Two weeks ago, we had a fun competition inside our club (NUIG KC). Teams of 4-5 we made with every member of the club. Each team was composed of first years and old kayakers, so everyone could meet !The competition began with polo on Friday Night. Meeting Saturday at 9 to go to Tuam, for the freestyle part. The level was absolutely perfect: good hole, deep, retentive and sticky. read more...
Kokatat Blog (5 hrs. ago) -
Morgan Arnaud and Val Bernard No Pasa Nada, head to India to kayak in the Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh area.
Located in the Northeast of India between, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Tibet, extend the mountain of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. This area is one of the rainiest places in the world. It's also India’s area with the most gradient.
After 2 planes, 56 hours of train, they arrive ready to paddle some of the most fantastic rivers in the world.
by Morgan Arnaud - Kokatat Regional Ambassador - France
We arrive in Bombay without our kayaks... No worries, they are sending them to Guwahati in 2-3 days, which is perfect as now we can travel the 2500 km between Bombay to Guwahati with a local train.
We arrive to Shillong check point with a mass of kayakers!!! Among us is an En... read more...
SUP Examiner (6 hrs. ago) -
On the 20th-21th of January, Starboard’s Dream Team rider Rok Puvar from Slovenia successfully finished the first winter SUP offshore Adriatic Sea Crossing. read more...
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