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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.

Build your own SUP Ergo trainer for less than £50

SUPboarder (1 hour ago) - Sometimes a problem needs a bit of innovation to get a solution. SUPboarder contributor Dr Bryce Dyer needed to find a way to train for his SUP racing when he couldn’t get on the water. And taking some inspiration from rowing he built his very own SUP Ergo Trainer.  read more...

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What You Need To Know to Start Kayak Fishing

Wired2Fish (2 hrs. ago) - Learn what you need to get and know before you start kayak fishing and hear what one professional angler had to say about his first kayak fishing trip.  read more...

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Surftech Announces Aroona as New Distributor for Australia

Distressed Mullet (3 hrs. ago) - Surftech announced today that Aroona Pty Ltd will become its new distributor in Australia. Surftech is the one of the world’s largest designers and suppliers of surf and stand up paddleboards globally, manufacturing brands like BARK, Channel Islands, Robert August, McTavish and others.  read more...

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Greenjacket LE8 : Rise Up

Astral Currently (5 hrs. ago) - This fresh new vest is a collaboration between ASTRAL’s design team, pro athlete Evan Garcia, and artist Walker Howard Regarding the influence for the LE8, Evan explained Ive always loved the Rasta lion style, and that is the theme of our media company ‘Substantial Media House’ so I wanted to get a unique spin on the lion and mix that with some water for obvious reason. The condor and mountains came from the crazy amount of time I’ve spent in Chile it was just some ideas I had that I knew Walker would be able to run with.  read more...

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Dispatch from a shrinking reservoir

American Rivers (6 hrs. ago) - Sweat is draining down from under my sun hat, drenching my shirt – and I’m not even working! Simply bobbing along in my bright orange sea kayak, out on a massive, man-made reservoir in the middle of June is enough to wick the hydration straight out of my cells.  read more...

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More headlines:

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4 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet Luke Hopkins River SUP at Howard’s Plunge on the Payette River
7 hrs. agoSUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days Lake Clark Alaska
8 hrs. agoAm. Whitewater West Rosebud Release This Weekend (MT)!
9 hrs. agoSup Currents Another Lights Out Race The Lake of The Sky
10 hrs. agounsponsored Northern Territory – River Swale
11 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Oh Those Devil Fish
11 hrs. agoSUP International Starboard’S Connor Baxter Wins in Barcelona
13 hrs. agoIsle Surf and SUP 10 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Go on a SUP Vacation
14 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak Gear Review: Old Town Next
15 hrs. agoAdventurous Experiences Personal Development Week - part 1
16 hrs. agoDash Point Pirate This One Weird Trick Will Improve Your Greenland Rolls
17 hrs. agoACA Paddling Tips For Beginners
18 hrs. agoSUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days | Pearl Lake | Colorado
19 hrs. agounsponsored NFC IV GoPro Top 4 Runs
20 hrs. agounsponsored Cheoah High Water
21 hrs. agoInternational Rivers Dirty Business Unraveling Corruption in Brazil’S Dam Industry
22 hrs. agoWaterman League SUWS Stop 2 sees a wealth of international athletes head to Finland for the Sieravuori Masters
23 hrs. agoPaddleFit A Little Pivot Turn Action At Paddlefit Kids Camp
Jul 4International Rivers Taking Rivers Into My Future
Jul 4Paul Kendrick Post Storm Surf Play
Jul 4NorCal Surfer Review: Quickblade V-Drive Paddle Vs. Quickblade Trifecta Paddle
Jul 4SquareRock Coming Back From Injury
Jul 4Patagonia Study Abroad Chile’s Southern Highway – Road Trip or Road Kill
Jul 4Jackson Kayak Baja Road trip with The Kayak Fishing Show
Jul 4ICF Liptovský Mikuláš set for Slalom Showdown
Jul 4Palm Blogs A Journey to Freedom
Jul 4Canoe Kayak Bahamas Sea Kayaking
Jul 4Canoe Kayak Everglades National Park, Florida
Jul 4SUPfm Kai Lenny, Stand Up Paddle Super Hero
Jul 4unsponsored TV2 Norway – Kayaking Accident Story
Jul 4Canoe Kayak 8 more swampy kayaking getaways
Jul 4KayakQuixotica Breathing
Jul 4Canoe Kayak Common Waters, Common Ground
Jul 4Bryant Burkhardt When Friends Come to Town - Kayaking Caspar
Jul 4SUPracer With Apologies
Jul 4SUPracer Race The Lake: Danny Ching, Annabel Anderson And The Entire Sport Triumph At Tahoe
Jul Wisconsin’S Bois Brule River
Jul 3Kokatat Blog Saving The White Nile River
Jul 3International Rivers Another Wall of Injustice
Jul 3Jackson Kayak Stoked to Be on Team Jackson
Jul 3ACA U.S. Coast Guard Commends ACA Instructor for Kayak Safety Program
Jul 3Misc. An undertaker riding a coffin
Jul 3Standup Journal Mo Freitas on Paddlewoo: Gracefully Shredding To Surfing Pipe
Jul 3American Rivers Growing Up on the Harpeth River
Jul 3SUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days Flathead Lake Montana

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