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New rules and course for the Payette River Games

SUPracer (6 min. ago) - The Countdown to Idaho is on. In just under a month, a whole stack of the world's best paddlers will descend on the sleepy little hamlet of Cascade, Idaho, for a long weekend of festivities on and off the water. The Payette River Games has two simple new rules this year: No boards over 11 feet in length, and you’ve gotta race the same board all weekend.  read more...

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Wilderness Systems Supports Heroes on the Water and America’s Soldiers and Veterans

Confluence (2 hrs. ago) - Wilderness Systems is proud to be sponsoring several fishing events and tournaments in 2015 that benefit Heroes on the Water, an organization that works with American soldiers, providing opportunities for them to discover and have access to the joys of paddling and fishing.  read more...

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ACA Member Paddling 1000+ Miles to Raise Awareness for Ocean Health

ACA (4 hrs. ago) - When we heard that a member of the ACA was proposing an outrigger canoe journey of over 1000 miles, we were intrigued. Long distance paddling can be both exhilarating and stressful; with exposure to the elements, long periods of exhausting activity, and extreme psychological strain all working against the paddler, it is certainly no simple feat. However, when Margo Pellegrino told us she was attempting this paddle in order to bring attention to the environmental issues currently affecting our waters...  read more...

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Oru Kayak Bay+

Canoe Kayak (6 hrs. ago) - Oru Kayaks redefined folding boats with its origami-inspired design. Rather than a stack of frame components and a separate skin, the Oru is one artfully folded piece of corrugated polypropylene–the stuff postal tote bins are made of. The whole boat packs George Jetson-style to the size of an artist’s portfolio.  read more...

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Dagger Roam

Canoe Kayak (7 hrs. ago) - The new Dagger Roam is a rare beast: a sit-on-top kayak made for moderate whitewater. The design blends massive primary stability with surprising edging performance, rendering it capable of Class III waters.  read more...

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May 27Eric Jackson EJ is fishing the FLW Pro Bass Tour? What's up with that?
May 27Kokatat Blog Paddling, Trekking and Quaking in Nepal, April 2015
May 27Standup Journal Escape And Explore: An Epic Sup Journey Through Botswana
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May 27Black project Fins Tiger & Maliko racer review
May 27SUP International Battle for The Bay 2015
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