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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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Wave Training – The Build to Worlds

Jackson Kayak (14 min. ago) - In 8 months time the ICF World Championships will be taking place on ‘Garb’ wave on the Ottawa river in Canada. The Ottawa River is renowned amongst freestyle kayakers as one of the best training venues and is home to some of the best surf waves in the world.  read more...

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Jackson Kayak Journey in the Wild Swamp of the Ghost River

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - The Ghost River section of the Wolf River between LaGrange and Bateman is approximately nine miles wild swamp river representing five distinct ecosystems.  read more...

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King of the Waves — Piha 2015

SUP Magazine (2 hrs. ago) - The 2015 New Zealand Surfing Nationals Standup Paddleboard Surf Race King of the Waves went down in epically wonky and wild conditions last week at Piha Beach, and made what one local competitor called, “One of the roughest, nastiest races we’ve ever done at Piha.  read more...

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5 Life Lessons from Ecuador’s Jondachi Fest

Canoe Kayak (3 hrs. ago) - The jungle whitewater mecca of Tena, Ecuador recently hosted the first (and hopefully not last) Jondachi Fest. Check out the results from the elite-class Upper Jondachi Race, posted on the Ecuadorian Rivers Institute website.  read more...

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Third Time Lucky As South Africa’s Downwind Dash Continues To Roll Down The Cape

SUPracer (4 hrs. ago) - Last Wednesday night, January 21st, marked Week #3 in the new edition of the ten week PRIMI Naish Downwind Dash Series. And finally we had some well-timed wind here in Cape Town.  read more...

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8 hrs. agoSUPracer Team Canada Announces Complete & Competitive Squad For The ISA Worlds
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10 hrs. agoKayak Angler Magazine Monster for Dad
11 hrs. agoRapid Magazine Blog NRS Flux Drytop
12 hrs. agoSUPboarder Sup Towing Tips By Wsa
13 hrs. agoAm. Whitewater Common Sense on the Colorado River
14 hrs. agoKayak Angler Magazine At Paddles Oracle Angler
15 hrs. agoRiviera Paddlesurf Hano Hano 2015
16 hrs. agoSUPracer With Sean Poynter First Up, Starboard Launches Its Team Tiki Talks
17 hrs. agoSUPracer Paul & Angie Jackson Depart Fanatic – Where To Next?
18 hrs. agoJackson Kayak I Can’T Stop Thinking About The 2015 Zen
19 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Yellowstone Oil Spill Proving Difficult to Clean Up
19 hrs. agoYakAngler Florida Anglers Strike Back for the Extreme Crown
20 hrs. agoCalifornia SUP An Infinity Speedfreaks Lifehack
20 hrs. agoACA Funding For Your Stewardship Efforts
21 hrs. agoYakAngler Stohlquist Fisherman PFD Great All Around Fishing PFD
21 hrs. agoYakAngler Yakattack Blackpak Perhaps The Ultimate Gear Management Solution for Your Kayak Tankwell.
22 hrs. agoPete Holliday The Great River Race 2014
23 hrs. agoOutdoor Industry Association Bomber Gear’s All-New 2015 Technical Apparel Collections Offer Protection for Every Type of Paddler
Jan 28Jackson Kayak Jackson Kayak Tupelo Brings Invites Casual Paddlers to Geek Out with Gadgets
Jan 28YakAngler Emotion Kayaks Comet 11 Angler
Jan 28Kokatat Blog King of the Rogue
Jan 28unsponsored Helixer Promo
Jan 28Jackson Kayak Kayaking with Florida Manatees
Jan 28ICF Dusi favourites show their hands at Drak Challenge
Jan 28worldkayak blogs January in the Gorge
Jan 28Down Hill Kayaking Winter on the Mountain
Jan 28unsponsored Scottish Kayaks & Paddles & Theft
Jan 28Am. Whitewater AW and NPS Co-Host Access Meetings in Harpers Ferry (WV/MD/VA)
Jan 27Canoe Kayak An Impromptu Source-to-Sea Paddle Down on the Mississippi River
Jan 27Jackson Kayak The Playboating Bible Instruction – The Splitwheel
Jan 27SUP Magazine Surftech Bark Eliminator
Jan 27Vermont SUP La Siesta Hammocks At Surf Expo 2015
Jan 27Jackson Kayak Gotta Love New Plastic!
Jan 27International Rivers PR-MRC Must Safeguard the Mekong River As they Decide Fate of the Don Sahong Dam
Jan 27International Rivers Lifeline for over 1 million in Mali under threat by World Bank dam plans
Jan 27American Rivers It is Scientifically Proven That What Happens Upstream Will Affect Downstream
Jan 27Just Liquid Relay for Life 2015
Jan 27ACA New Water Trails
Jan 27Standup Journal Beautiful Sup Journey to Phi-Phi-Le island Thailand
Jan 27Rapid Magazine Blog Why Some Kayak Companies Are Selling Boats Online
Jan 27Pete Holliday Battle of the Rock 2014

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