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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
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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.
Jordan Searle (1 hour ago) -
Since the price of chopper flights went up and the fact that Carnage Gorge on the Kokatahi was no longer a portage, the Waitaha was never one of my go to options when the weather was fine and it was time to fly. read more...
Jordan Searle (1 hour ago) -
Plenty has been getting done here on the coast this season, plenty of people around with most of the classics having already been run. I was gutted that I wasn't part of the first crew down the Kokatahi but that said, going in with a padded-out medium flow was sick to say the least. read more...
SUP Surf (3 hrs. ago) -
Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about Blue Planet’s new SUP race paddle prototype called the Kai Zen paddle. The paddle is light weight and made from high quality carbon fiber. read more...
New England SUP (4 hrs. ago) -
And beautiful they are. There’s been a lot of talk about the extraordinary improvement the 1st generation of Ke Nalus represents to stand up paddles. The extra clean entry and great catch, no wobble stroke, clean easy exit that rewards an efficient stroke, the almost anti-gravity seeming lightness. read more...
LiquidLore (5 hrs. ago) -
Pamela Creek is one of those tiny creeks that turns out to be really fun. It's in the Gold River zone on Vancouver Island - the Gold and its tributaries represent an unusually concentrated region of whitewater with good varitey and varying difficulties - nothing there is too crazy either. The Pamela is one of the more challenging creek runs out there. It has wicked clear water, nice bedrock and classic V.I. mank. It ends on the Ucona River, where there are two really nice small waterfalls to end on a high note.
Here's the beta for Pamela , and of course some photos.
Ryan Bayes in the midst of a sweet two set.
Island master Vollmers dropping hot in a slot.
The first gimme waterfall once out on the Ucona.
Dan Bentley fires u... read more...
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