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Habitat 67 Wave

Exploring Elements (27 min. ago) - The Habitat 67 wave is one of the best surf waves in the world. It is wide, fast, glassy and easy to get to. I’ve been coming to this wave for over 14yrs now and have watched the lineup change over that time.  read more...

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Boardworks SUP to Debut at 2014 Paddle Expo with System X Distribution

Playak (1 hour ago) - Boardworks Surf will be using System X Distribution to distribute Boardworks Inflatable SUP’s and Badfish SUP products to the European Market. System X is based in the UK and distributes to retailers across Europe. This will be the first time Badfish SUP will be available in Europe.  read more...

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Model testing Rio 2016 slalom course

Sportscene (2 hrs. ago) - A scale model of the Rio 2016 Olympic Canoe Slalom course, a key element of the X-Park that will be located within the Deodoro Olympic Park, has undergone extensive testing in a laboratory at Prague’s Czech Technical University. Commissioned by specialist whitewater designers John Felton and Bob Campbell, whose US-based company was behind the London 2012 slalom course design, the 1:13 model (one 13th the size of the real thing) has helped to confirm that the Rio course will meet Olympic technical specifications.  read more...

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Labor Day Weekend Is Pure Awesomeness When You Are a Kayaker

Kokatat Blog (3 hrs. ago) - Labor Day weekend can mean two completely different things to me depending on which part of my life I look at it from. For the educator part of me, Labor Day weekend causes great anxiety. The beginning of a new school year is always fun, but there are so many unanswered questions surrounding the day after Labor Day, which also happens to be the first day back to school for teachers.  read more...

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Onot river in siberia

Immersion Research (3 hrs. ago) - It seems , that russia has a deeper effect on me, cause i joined a trip to siberia now for the third time. There are some reasons, why this is easy to explain. The rivers and the landscape are just awesome. This summer we went out to explore the onot river in the lake baikal area, which was only run by two groups before us. And they left some stuff for us which wasn't run so far.  read more...

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20 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Anglers Fund Conservation Update Part 1
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Sep 16Jackson Kayak Killin’ it in the Coosa
Sep 15Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts Kayaking the Last of the Summer Isles
Sep 15Exploring Elements  Flying Off Everest
Sep 15Jackson Kayak Planning for Catch, Photo, Release
Sep 15Kialoa Evelyn O’Doherty 3rd Annual Paddle for Pink
Sep 15Rob Casey Preparing your SUP Paddle for Night Trips
Sep 15SUPracer Battle Of The Paddle BRAZIL Returns: New Date, New Location, New Prize Money
Sep 15SUPracer Zane And Fiona Win At Huntington As The Blue Crash Helmets Return
Sep 15SUP Magazine A Sup Adventure, Pt. 1
Sep 15SUP Radio Show Summer Loosens Its Grip as Autumnal Equinox Approaches
Sep 15The Lake is the Boss Lucky, stupid, or a bit of both?
Sep 15Canoe Kayak Chasing The Ride of a Lifetime in The Galveston Bay Ship Channel
Sep 15Vermont SUP  Torch Paddles
Sep 15Boarders Magazine Get Fit with Fitness Onboard
Sep 15Paddling Life Slalom Racers (and Spectators) Ready for Maryland's Slalom World Championships
Sep 15Kialoa Interval Training
Sep 15Kokatat Blog Canadian National Team Trials & Pre World Championships
Sep 15Sportscene 10 Predictions for the Deep Creek Worlds Canoe Slalom
Sep 15Jackson Kayak The Atlantic IFA Tour in Georgetown

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