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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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Helixer Promo

unsponsored (29 min. ago) - James Pringle Bebbington is now paddling the Guigui-Prod Helixer freestyle kayak. Check out his awesome edit.  read more...

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Kayaking with Florida Manatees

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - The freshwater springs of northern and central Florida are a definite must see for anyone visiting the Sunshine State... About the time we were going to throw in the towel and head back to the RV to drive into the park, a giant light gray shadow passed under Abby’s brightly colored boat and a head the size of a basketball surfaced within inches of her paddle. It startled her so much that she almost tipped over in her kayak! Once over the initial shock of the close proximity and girth of the manatee...  read more...

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Dusi favourites show their hands at Drak Challenge

ICF (2 hrs. ago) - Several Dusi Canoe Marathon title contenders gave a clear glimpse of their current form in the build-up to the three day classic between Durban and Pietermaritzburg that takes place from 19 to 21 February with strong performances at the tough N3TC Drak Challenge in Underberg on the weekend.  read more...

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January in the Gorge

worldkayak blogs (3 hrs. ago) - It’s January in the Gorge. What does that mean? Well every year is different. Sometimes it means snowy roads and hills. Sometimes it means frozen rain which makes our roads a nightmare to drive on and freezes to the trees which causes them to break and fall into the river.  read more...

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Winter on the Mountain

Down Hill Kayaking (4 hrs. ago) - Fresh off a winter Grand Canyon trip, I probably should be working on sorting pictures and video from that trip. However, ever since I arrived back to my home the opportunities for great boating have kept me happily distracted.  read more...

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8 hrs. agoJackson Kayak The Playboating Bible Instruction – The Splitwheel
9 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Surftech Bark Eliminator
10 hrs. agoVermont SUP La Siesta Hammocks At Surf Expo 2015
11 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Gotta Love New Plastic!
12 hrs. agoInternational Rivers PR-MRC Must Safeguard the Mekong River As they Decide Fate of the Don Sahong Dam
13 hrs. agoInternational Rivers Lifeline for over 1 million in Mali under threat by World Bank dam plans
14 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers It is Scientifically Proven That What Happens Upstream Will Affect Downstream
14 hrs. agoJust Liquid Relay for Life 2015
15 hrs. agoACA New Water Trails
15 hrs. agoStandup Journal Beautiful Sup Journey to Phi-Phi-Le island Thailand
16 hrs. agoRapid Magazine Blog Why Some Kayak Companies Are Selling Boats Online
16 hrs. agoPete Holliday Battle of the Rock 2014
17 hrs. agoInternational Rivers Laos is Ignoring Significant Concerns of its Neighbours on Mekong dams
17 hrs. agoYakAngler Freddy York - The Pedaling Pirate
18 hrs. agoLarry Cain More Thoughts on SUP Technique – Part 2
18 hrs. agoSUP Magazine A Skeptic Looks at SUP Yoga
19 hrs. agoPaddle Making Maliseet Guide with Paddles
19 hrs. agoLarry Cain More Thoughts on SUP Technique
20 hrs. agoJackson Kayak A Compilation of Ej Rolling Articles
21 hrs. agoSUP for the Soul How to SUP river surf part 6: stances and footwork for surfing the wave
22 hrs. agoBrittany Parker My Sunday Muse I'M Home
23 hrs. agoKokatat Blog Tequila Diaries
23 hrs. agoPucon Kayak Hostel Standup Paddle Board SUP First Descent Seven Teacups- Rio Claro, Chile
Jan 27Simon Willis Big Changes - Downloads of Sea Kayak with Gordon Brown
Jan 27PDX River Explorers Oregon Coast Range Wilson River 6.5'Ft
Jan 27Am. Whitewater Bill Restricting Access to Washington's Rivers Introduced
Jan 26SUPboarder Peter Kosinski – 72 Hours in Fuerteventura
Jan 26Distressed Mullet Share Your Love Mullet Charity of Choice Day – February 14
Jan 26SherriKayaks SUP Maintenance
Jan 26Jackson Kayak Rio Alseseca Race – 2015
Jan 26Kokatat Blog Slalom Training in San Marcos, TX
Jan 26Mark Tozer SGS USA Class Timetable - March 6, 7 and 8
Jan 26SUPracer The Hanohano Race Attracts Over 500 Paddlers
Jan 26Tony Paradise The Thing About Winter Paddling
Jan 26Kayak Angler Magazine Last Chance Steel
Jan 26Jordan Searle Brazil - Sport NZ and a Quick Whip South.
Jan 26Canoe Kayak Inside the Lumpy Waters Symposium
Jan 26American Rivers Illabot Creek
Jan 26SUPracer New Boards, New Courses And Even More Fun For The Payette River Games
Jan 26Boarders Magazine Board of Winter- Top 3 Activities for Boarders in the Off-Season
Jan 26SUPboarder Why you should get involved with your local SUP club/school.
Jan 26Mark Tozer Anglesey Adventure - April 6 to 10, Anglesey

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