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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.

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Merv Larson, Wave-Ski Legend, Freestyle Kayaking in 1969

Canoe Kayak (43 min. ago) - When Surfer Magazine writer Matt Warshaw posted this throwback clip on Tuesday, he put wave-ski innovator Merv Larson among surfing’s greatest pioneers, calling him one of “the most advanced wave-riders of all time.” But if this clip reveals to surfers somebody years ahead of his sport, it is perhaps even more mind-blowing from a paddling perspective. River kayakers wouldn’t master these moves for decades.  read more...

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Singapore’s Water Venture Program

American Rivers (2 hrs. ago) - Singapore is taking on an exciting new program through their People’s Association Water-Venture, a program to provide a place for residents and communities to participate in water recreation sports, from kayaking to dragon boating, and connect with their local body of water.  read more...

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Freshetech’S All-Terrain Speaker

Kayak Angler Magazine (2 hrs. ago) - There is always talk of safety gear for kayak anglers. VHF radio, navigation light, PFD, leash, PLB will save your body. But what about your mind? Long-distance paddles and long waits between bites can drive an angler crazy. And, in an emergency situation, panic is a paddler’s worst enemy. Listening to music has saved me on more than one emergency.  read more...

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Lipsmackin Vegetarian Backpackin

Log of Ibi (4 hrs. ago) - Lip Smackin’ Vegetarian Backpackin’ Lightweight Trail-tested Vegetarian Recipes for Backcountry Trips, by Christine & Tim Conners pub. by Three Forks, Helena, Montana, and Gilford, CT, 2004, 231pp with appendices.  read more...

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Canada’s first stand up paddle surf contest coming to Tofino next weekend

Paddle Surf Canada (5 hrs. ago) - As Canada's surf capital, Tofino is a fitting host for the first sanctioned stand up paddleboard surf contests ever held in Canadian surf. The 1st Annual Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational presented by Wolf in the Fog runs Saturday October 25 and Sunday October 26 at the Vancouver Island surfing destination.  read more...

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