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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.

Our Love For Public Lands Will Never Expire

ACA (11 min. ago) - On September 30, 2015, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is set to expire. Unless we succeed in convincing Congress to renew this Fund for future generations, we will lose one of the most powerful conservation tools in our arsenal.  read more...

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Sixteen Rapid-Fire Questions with Ben Stookesberry

First Ascent (1 hour ago) - A global expedition kayaker who needs no introduction, Ben Stookesberry has been the expedition instigator for more than 120 first descents on sections of Class V or Class VI rivers in 36 countries.  read more...

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Saving Tiger Leaping Gorge: A Reflection

International Rivers (2 hrs. ago) - In 2006, farmers from a small village by China’s Jinsha River took seven hydropower surveyors hostage in a brazen attempt to stop the Tiger Leaping Gorge Dam. The dam would have flooded them out of their homes and ancestral lands, and massive opposition had arisen to it.  read more...

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Windsup Buyer’S Guide 2015

SUP International (3 hrs. ago) - Windsup maybe one of the freshest categories in windsurfing but the concept of light wind windsurfing is hardly new. What has changed is the multi role aspect of the boards on offer; the ability to stand up paddle as well as sail has driven growth with the obvious advantage the boards offer as an all-round light wind/no wind beach toy. We take a look at the market with an overview of the offerings from the brands and some expert advice from the industry.  read more...

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Outdoor Retailer Will Stay in Salt Lake City Through 2018

SUP Examiner (4 hrs. ago) - Organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest summer and winter outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology trade show, announced today that they will be extending their contracts with Salt Lake through Summer 2018. Both Winter and Summer Market shows have been in Salt Lake City since 1996.  read more...

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