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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.

Wetsox Originals Goes 100% Recycled

SUP Connect (1 hour ago) - WETSOX, the company dedicated to making it easier to get in and out of your cold-water gear, announced today that all of the designs in their Originals collection are now made from 100% recycled material. In the past, surfers used plastic bags over their hands and feet as a way to slip in and out of their wetsuits. Often, those plastic bags would end ip on the beach or in the same ocean.  read more...

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Nile river festival 2016

Team Pyranha (3 hrs. ago) - The Nile river festivals’ aim is simple; to celebrate the warm water, big rapids and perfect waves of the mighty white Nile with awesome people. The NRF is a four day event which begins with an evening big air ramp competition at the NRE base camp, beer fuelled, aerial antics promptly kick of the start of the festival. Day two marks the beginning of the white water events with a gruelling 40km endurance race through big rapids...  read more...

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5 Places Worth Paddling In Cold Weather

SUP Connect (5 hrs. ago) - When thinking of stand up paddling many imagine the warm, clear waters of somewhere tropical like Hawaii, Tahiti, or Florida as the perfect, most beautiful places to get on a SUP and explore. While there is no doubt that the places listed above are dreamy, there are places farther away from the equator that require a bit more than wearing just a bikini or board shorts but are still breathtakingly beautiful when paddling around.  read more...

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BOTE Announces Operation Phoenix | A Man Who Never Quit

SUP Magazine (8 hrs. ago) - Here is veteran Josh Collins, how from alcohol and trauma due to various injuries got back to life. Now he is raising awareness and funds for the foundation that saved his life with “Operation Phoenix” His journey entails a four month long paddle that Josh will begin in March from Corpus Christi, TX to New York City, NY with rallies being held along the way. BOTE is the company that is supporting Josh in his expedition supplying him Stand Up Paddle Boards.  read more...

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Top-5 February Paddling Events

SUP Magazine (10 hrs. ago) - Despite cold weather on the East Coast and El Niño hitting the West, some fun SUP events and competitions are coming up this February. Whether you’re in racing-shape or struggling from off-season sluggishness, these lighthearted events give us an early opportunity to find our competitive rhythm and, if you’re up for it, race with some of the best in the world. Better start training!  read more...

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More headlines:

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12 hrs. agoSUP International Bsupa Surf Series Putsborough Beach
14 hrs. agoSUP Magazine SUP Women Penelope Strickland-Armstrong
16 hrs. agoPaddle Surf Canada Photos From The Amazing Glagla Race in The French Alps
18 hrs. agoCKS Blog Brittany Parker Review’s the Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot
20 hrs. agoSUPboarder BSUPA National SUP Surf Series – Putsborough
22 hrs. agoJackson Kayak In the 40s
22 hrs. agoworldkayak blogs APEs Downriver Freestyle Jam Session with Pat Keller‏
Feb 5Down Hill Kayaking Dominican Republic 2015 - Part 1: Rio Yaque del Norte
Feb 5American Rivers Watch Adventure Films and get inspired to conserve rivers
Feb 5First Ascent Stookesbery and Korbulic Reach the River on the Irrawaddy Mission
Feb 5Paddle Making Shou-Sugi-Ban Decorated Paddles
Feb 5American Rivers Celebrating 25 Years of National River Cleanup®
Feb 5Canoe Kayak Nile River Fest 2016: Will It Be The Last?
Feb 5WWTCC Looking for your first kayak to use on the River Thames?
Feb 5Jackson Kayak Botella – A look at the impact of the Alseseca Race
Feb 5International Rivers World Bank’s Kandadji Dam Leaves Niger Communities High and Dry
Feb 5Trash Paddler Navigating a Quagmire
Feb 5Trash Paddler Cocoa Island
Feb 5Trash Paddler A Friendly February
Feb 5Standup Journal Sick Drone Footage of Nelscott Reef Classic 40′ Monsters
Feb 5Standup Journal Puerto Rican Grom Alek’s Dreamy Winter Sup Session
Feb 5Standup Journal 10 Reasons Why The Werner Rip Stick Belongs In Your Quiver
Feb 5SUP Connect Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Camping Tips
Feb 4Canoe Guy BC Chestnut Bobs Special Wood-Canvas Canoe, A Restorer’s Guide
Feb 4Canoe Guy BC A Preview of This Old Canoe: How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe
Feb 4Northwest Rafting Company First Descent of the North Fork of Rough and Ready Creek
Feb 4SUP Magazine Paddling Beneath Norwegian Whitecaps
Feb 4SUP Magazine Looking Back at the 20th Annual Hanohano Race in San Diego
Feb 4SUPboarder Film Review – Standing on Water / Casper Steinfath
Feb 4SUP Magazine Paddlefit Announces 2016 Certification Tour
Feb 4SUP Magazine Desolation Outdoors and Antrim Associates Naval Architects Announce New Design Partnership
Feb 4The Shimoda Group Kayaks to be designed specifically for women paddlers
Feb 4Lee Royle Silly Epics, and Some Lessons Learnt- Rio Claro
Feb 4International Rivers Working Together for a Benchmark Report International Water Power & Dam Construction
Feb 4International Rivers What Does The Magdalena Mean to You?
Feb 4canoeing.com Calling all Paddling Clubs
Feb 4Leif and Natalie LW boof dedications and Darin McQuoid interview
Feb 4Chris Wing H2o Dreams Partners with Dagger Kayaks
Feb 4Kialoa A Paddlers Expectations by Vic Anthony Allen
Feb 4Waterman League Conditions lining up for a great start to the Turtle Bay Pro: Women’s Draw
Feb 4SUP Magazine Indoor Sup Studios, So Hot This Winter
Feb 4SUP Magazine 2016 Nelscott Reef Classic Big-Wave Surf and SUP Contest
Feb 4SUP Magazine Dave Boehne Joins Hippo Stick Paddles
Feb 4SUP Magazine Freediving with Fernando Part 2
Feb 4SUP Magazine Groms An Epic Season for 14-Year-Old Canadian Champ, Jeffrey Spencer

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