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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.

Mining Waste Reaches Brazilian Coast Two Weeks After BHP Dam Collapse

International Rivers (51 min. ago) - Tide is expected to spread along a 5.5-mile stretch of coastline, threatening a nature reserve after killing plants and animals along 400 miles of the Rio Doce. A huge brown plume of mud and mining waste spread out along the coast of the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo on Monday, a little over two weeks after the collapse of a dam at an iron ore mine.  read more...

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2015 Zen Large Review

Jackson Kayak (2 hrs. ago) - Since the democratization of "Extreme Race" kayak brands should review their forms to offer riverboats both fast and suitable for navigating in IV-V class. Latest CreekBoat Jackson came out of the kitchen, the Zen in 2015 emerged as the new "Raceboat" brand. I sail with in recent months and have had the opportunity to try both small creek that shipping on rivers with large volumes, here are my first impressions:  read more...

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Weekly Recap 11/24/2015

SUP Connect (4 hrs. ago) - Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the Top 5 biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. If you’ve got anything newsworthy, weird or worth reading about, don’t be shy to share the scoop with us via e-mail.  read more...

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How to Swim in Whitewater

Girls at Play (6 hrs. ago) - My whitewater kayak students often hear me say ‘we’re all in between swims,’ and  I’ve had the recent opportunity to prove myself right. When I swim, I swim. What I mean by that is I don’t waste time floating on my back in ‘safe swimmers position.’ I look to the nearest, most accessible shore and get my butt there. In Class III it’s easy for me to stay calm and collect all of my own gear because I know that the consequences are relatively low and I’m accustomed to performing rescues in that class of water.  read more...

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Hurley Classic 2015

SquareRock (8 hrs. ago) - It was that time of year again. Hurley was in (just) and the preparations for the classic were made.  read more...

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