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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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Oregon Rivers Considered for Scenic Waterway Protection

Am. Whitewater (52 min. ago) - The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (ORPD) wants to hear from you about whether three Oregon rivers should be protected as State Scenic Waterways. Sections of the Molalla, Chetco and Grand Ronde, all of which are well known and loved by Pacific Northwest paddlers, are up for consideration.  read more...

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AW Weighs in on Forest Planning Process in California

Am. Whitewater (1 hour ago) - California's Inyo, Sequoia and Sierra National Forests are home to many rivers cherished by the whitewater community, including the Kern, Kings, and Merced Rivers and Dinkey Creek. Today, American Whitewater asked the Forest Service to recognize the importance of these and other rivers for whitewater recreation activities, and to update and expand protections for classic California rivers.  read more...

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The Rio Grande’s Vanishing Water

Canoe Kayak (2 hrs. ago) - Three months ago, Colin McDonald and Erich Schlegel found the source of the Rio Grande in the mountains of southern Colorado and started walking. Their destination: the Gulf of Mexico nearly 1,900 miles downstream.  read more...

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2014 Surf Race to Victory

Victory Koredry (3 hrs. ago) - The Michelob Ultra US SUP TOUR ended it’s 2014 year season at the historic Huntington Beach Pier. The HB Southside of the pier has seen many great competitions through the years and this final event that showcased the stand up paddle Race to Victory (SUPCROSS) and stand up paddle surfing did not disappoint.  read more...

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New IK&Ps from Gumo, Alpacka and Nortik

Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts (4 hrs. ago) - Alpacka are getting all hardcore and are finally ready to release their new ‘heavyweight’ whitewater boat. Heavy as in  read more...

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11 hrs. agoCreek WV Recycle Your Gear At Gauley Fest
12 hrs. agoICF France and Germany youngsters sitting on the top of the Canoe Polo World
13 hrs. agoWill Herman Testing a Taran
13 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Scarborough – The Quest for Cornelion.
15 hrs. agoICF A Tear and a Smile
16 hrs. agoICF Csay delivers a fifteenth world title
18 hrs. agoSUPracer Oh The Humanity 56 Photos That Show The Greatest Battle of The Paddle Carnage Sequence of All Time
18 hrs. agoSUPracer Battle of The Paddle
18 hrs. agoBoarders Magazine Beyond Flatwater A Sup Journey
18 hrs. agoSUP Surf Connor wins the Overall Event Title and Secures the 2014 World Title ahead of the final event
18 hrs. agoSUP Surf Location X announced, World Series Finals coming up & look back at the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam
18 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Water Conservation: Tips for the West Coast
18 hrs. agoAm. Whitewater Aw Wins Forest Service Appeals
18 hrs. agoLina Augaitis Alone We Can Do So Little Together We Can Do So Much
18 hrs. agoElder SUP Sup Fitness Training Got Stoke?
18 hrs. agounsponsored Paddle Expo – Day 1
18 hrs. agoDaniel Patrinellis Chelan - 2014
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20 hrs. agoTybee Island Sea Kayak Races 12th Annual PaddleFest at Hunting Island State Park
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22 hrs. agoSUPracer The Ultimate Sup Showdown on Cbs Sports
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Sep 29Bryant Burkhardt The Art of Whitewater: On or Across the Water
Sep 29Boardworks SUP Lake Powell – Self Support Expedition with Mike Tavares and Zack Hughes
Sep 29International Rivers There Is No Plan B, Because There Is No Planet B
Sep 29Jackson Kayak Diagonal Ledges in The 2014 Rockstar
Sep 29Heliconia Press Facing Waves on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
Sep 29WWTCC 2015 Jackson Fun Is Here
Sep 29All Outdoors WW Rafting Join Ao for The Goodwin Canyon Double Days Weekend
Sep 29Aquabatics Calgary AQ Film Comp 2014 details for film makers.
Sep 29Mike Tavares Lake Powell – a Self Support Adventure with Mike Tavares and Zack Hughes
Sep 29worldkayak blogs Last Chute Out of 2014 and Final Point Standings
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Sep 29SUPracer Chase Kosterlitz Wins In San Fran As Battle Of The Bay Scores Awesome Conditions (UPDATED)
Sep 29SUPracer Titouan Puyo And The French Contingent Dominate Battle Of The Rock On The Isle Of Jersey
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