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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.

30th Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest Kicks Off Next Month

SUP Magazine (1 hour ago) - In the mid-1980s, a man named Dennis Judson had a vision for an entire surfing event centered around paddling. These days, paddling events are par for the course, but back in the day surf kayaks were barely being developed and SUP. well, what SUP?  read more...

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Discover SUP Yoga With Wanderlust

SUP Connect (3 hrs. ago) - If you were on the fence about whether or not to take your yoga practice to the water, after watching this short film your decision will surely have been made. The video below titled, Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga: ‘No calm sea ever made a skilled sailor was produced by Wanderlust and is visually stunning to say the least. To sum it up, it features everything we love about SUP Yoga.  read more...

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Weekly Re-Cap 6

red paddle co (5 hrs. ago) - To keep you up to date with all of the latest and greatest content from Red Paddle Co from over the past week. If you would like to be featured just tag your photos with @redpaddleco on Facebook or Instagram, alternatively you can email [email protected]  read more...

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When The Kids Become Adults, and The Students Become The Teachers

Jackson Kayak (7 hrs. ago) - I can’t believe that my kids are not only adults, but well into adulthood, self-sufficient, and masters of the sport of kayaking.   I believe it, of course, but for years it seemed like it was so far fetched and far away that I would never see this day.  read more...

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Interview With Erik Logan on SUP related matters

Standup Journal (7 hrs. ago) - “Erik Logan is the President of the Oprah Winfrey Network (ex-head of XM Radio).  More importantly, he is the biggest fan of paddle surfing.  His passion and interest in the sport coupled with his business acumen have aligned Erik with the likes of Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama and Dave Boehne. He is a partner in multiple paddle surfing brands and advises the best in the sport.  read more...

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9 hrs. agoAirKayaks Advanced Elements StashPak Roll Top Dry Bags Review for paddlers
11 hrs. agoSportsOneSource Surf Expo Adds Kayaks, Canoes and Related Gear
13 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet The Rider And The Storm, and the kindness of the community
15 hrs. agoSUP Industry Association Industry SUP NEWS: LXV Outdoor Brings in KM Hawaii 
18 hrs. agoAdrian Tregoning Tung Tung Gunung
18 hrs. agoAdrian Tregoning Life, Kayaking and Why I Ended Sponsorship
18 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet WeSUP & SUP Norway – Guided Exploration SUP Tours in Norway
20 hrs. agoSUP International When The Board Is Your Mat
22 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet Paddleboard Safety: Personal responsibility and it’s impact on others
Feb 13Standup Journal Sup Adventure Dolphin Selfie and Stingray Rescue Attempt
Feb 13SUPboarder WSA – SUP for the Differently Able
Feb 12Jackson Kayak Bass Patterns
Feb 12Standup Journal Izzi Gomez takes victory at Stop #1 of the 2016 Stand Up World Tour in Hawaii
Feb 12SUP Magazine California’s Coastline Is Under Attack
Feb 12SUP Magazine Atlantic SUPergirls Near Finish Line
Feb 12SUP Magazine Sup Women Penelope Strickland-Armstrong
Feb 12Kayak Session In search for the big waves from the helicopter for the kayak jump
Feb 12Sea Eagle Pro Angler & Tournament Champ shares his fishing success secrets
Feb 12SUPracer Michael Booth Wins The Forster Island Paddle Festival
Feb 12SUPracer Danny Ching, Shae Foudy Win the Hal Rosoff Classic
Feb 12SUP Examiner Infinity Surfboard Co. – Dana Point, California
Feb 12SUPracer Brazil From Above: Drone Footage From The Massive ‘Aloha Spirit’ Paddle Festival
Feb 11SUPracer Titouan Puyo Joins the Quickblade Family
Feb 11Standup Journal Kai Lenny and MO Freitas Sup Absolutely HUGE Peahi Monsters
Feb 11Standup Journal Full Nature Immersion Truly Inspirational Sup Yoga Video
Feb 11SUP Magazine Downwinding 50+ MPH Winds in Costa Rica
Feb 11John Nestler Lifetime Warranties: Personal Stories with Outdoor Gear
Feb 11Standup Journal Paddlewoo Interview With the Man Behind Standup Journal Clay Feeter
Feb 11Jackson Kayak Winter Trophy Bass
Feb 11Jackson Kayak My personal security guard
Feb 11Am. Whitewater Vermont Opposes Whitewater Boating on the Green River
Feb 11Kayaking the Mobile - Tensaw River Delta Hobie Pedal Kayaks
Feb 11SUP Connect How To Install An 8 Piece Deck Pad On Your SUP
Feb 11Palm Blogs Rafting the Brandseth
Feb 11International Rivers More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in Sudan Radio Dabanga
Feb 11Rod Swan How to choose a White water Helmet
Feb 11Boarders Magazine Michigan Surf Culture Exposed - 7 Coldwater Surfing Essentials
Feb 11SUPboarder How to Sup Videos Cutting Down a Sup Paddle
Feb 11SUP Surf Board Meeting Episode 13: Paddling Drills
Feb 11SUPboarder Winter Sup Racing on Lake Annecy – The Glagla Sup Race
Feb 11American Rivers Corps Should Abandon New Madrid Floodway Project
Feb 11Canoe Kayak Here’s an Awesome Kayaking Ad You Didn’t See During the Super Bowl
Feb 11SUPboarder Sup Yoga – When The Board Is Your Mat
Feb 11unsponsored Astral Hiyak – Review
Feb 11Distressed Mullet Operation Phoenix (OPPHX) to help US veterans from BOTE Board

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