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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.
Atlantic Paddle Surfing (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. 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...
Canoe Kayak (3 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.
Canoe Kayak (5 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...
American Rivers (7 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.
unsponsored (9 hrs. ago) -
It’s great to see Drone footage being used to capture some interesting kayaking action. Sam Grafton’s RAW edit of Money Drop shows this off really well.
Money Drop RAW from Sam Grafton on Vimeo .
My favorite kind of drop a 40 foot chute with 37 CMS (1298 CFS)
Drone footage Ari Walker
Shot on DJI Phantom 3 and GoPro Hero 4
My favorite kind of drop a 40 foot chute with 37 CMS (1298 CFS).
Shot on DJI Phantom 3 and GoPro Hero 4 .
Drone footage by Ari Walker
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