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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.
Werner (55 min. ago) -
I think we've finally cracked our radio crisis. Early in the trip, we struggled with the communications unexpectedly cutting out, and of course usually in a rapid. Of the 6 units (man packs) we have, only two seem to work with any consistency. read more...
Demshitz (1 hour ago) -
In the late 50’s Martha and Werner Sr. took their family paddling and a love affair was born. More than just the time on the water,it was the travel to exciting places,the camping,the time around the fire. Family and friends new and old,adventures were had,new ones were hashed out and memories that would last a life time were made. Through it all,Werner Paddles was born.
Lina Augaitis (3 hrs. ago) -
Lina’s been racing continuously from June and had thoughts on taking a break from racing by not going for Round the Rock and Board the Fjord but she decided to go, travel around and do the races, because she enjoys seeing places, meeting up with paddler friends and people, she’s had fun, read all about it here. read more...
Rapid Magazine Blog (5 hrs. ago) -
Here is an interesting brief history of how Deep creek, the world’s second artificial whitewater park was constructed. Have you wondered why we have competitions here when there are natural water bodies just 1 hour drive away like the Upper and Lower Youghiogheny, the Cheat and the Savage River. Find out here… read more...
Log of Ibi (7 hrs. ago) -
When making small fairing repairs, there is a lot to recommend taking a couple minutes to tape off the area with masking tape. The amount of sanding needed, the most disgusting and time consuming part of any boat repair, is reduced substantially. read more...
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