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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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ICF Canoe Marathon Classic Series: Waterland Marathon

ICF (7 min. ago) - With just a few days to go another mass start in the 43rd edition Amsterdam Waterland Marathon will commence. The international reputation of this classic race is growing, 122 athletes from more than 10 countries will be taking part in the marathon part of the ICF Classic Series.  read more...

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New Zealand 2015 Citroen Extreme Race

Kokatat Blog (2 hrs. ago) - The 2015 Citroen Extreme Race was one to be at; this year it was played out with a bit of a twist. Held on the Citroen Rapid in the Kawarau Gorge (New Zealand). It is NZ’s biggest water extreme race and always offers plenty of entertainment, impressive lines and of course carnage.  read more...

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With new thinking, flood control projects can ease drought

American Rivers (4 hrs. ago) - Recently, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature announced a $1.1 billion drought relief plan for California. But the $660 million allocated for flood management had many observers scratching their heads.  read more...

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Status of hydropower dams in Bhutan

International Rivers (5 hrs. ago) - The Chukha HydroElectric Project (HEP) is Bhutan’s first large hydropower project, conceived in the 1970’s, and commissioned in the late 1980’s. The 336 MW undertaking is sited on the Wangchhu river (or Raidak) in Chukha district. Built by India on a turnkey basis, 60 per cent of the capital was provided as grant, the rest in the form of a concessional loan.  read more...

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Fearless - A book review

Tony Paradise (6 hrs. ago) - Paddle friend Neville let me borrow the book Fearless by Joe Glickman; the story of Freya's solo circumnavigation of Australia in 2009. Freya was in Newfoundland in 2007 for our spring kayakers Retreat.  read more...

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