Playak News Watch
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Playak News Flash
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.
SUPracer (6 min. ago) -
The Countdown to Idaho is on. In just under a month, a whole stack of the world's best paddlers will descend on the sleepy little hamlet of Cascade, Idaho, for a long weekend of festivities on and off the water. The Payette River Games has two simple new rules this year: No boards over 11 feet in length, and you’ve gotta race the same board all weekend.
Confluence (2 hrs. ago) -
Wilderness Systems is proud to be sponsoring several fishing events and tournaments in 2015 that benefit Heroes on the Water, an organization that works with American soldiers, providing opportunities for them to discover and have access to the joys of paddling and fishing.
ACA (4 hrs. ago) -
When we heard that a member of the ACA was proposing an outrigger canoe journey of over 1000 miles, we were intrigued. Long distance paddling can be both exhilarating and stressful; with exposure to the elements, long periods of exhausting activity, and extreme psychological strain all working against the paddler, it is certainly no simple feat. However, when Margo Pellegrino told us she was attempting this paddle in order to bring attention to the environmental issues currently affecting our waters... read more...
Canoe Kayak (6 hrs. ago) -
Oru Kayaks redefined folding boats with its origami-inspired design. Rather than a stack of frame components and a separate skin, the Oru is one artfully folded piece of corrugated polypropylene–the stuff postal tote bins are made of. The whole boat packs George Jetson-style to the size of an artist’s portfolio. read more...
Canoe Kayak (7 hrs. ago) -
The new Dagger Roam is a rare beast: a sit-on-top kayak made for moderate whitewater. The design blends massive primary stability with surprising edging performance, rendering it capable of Class III waters.
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