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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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Expedition 2012 - Circumnavigation of Iceland

System X (33 min. ago) - A seakayak expedition to Iceland by Paul de Haas and Marian Makelaar, paddling around the entire coast in two months. Start June 1st in Reykjavik they will paddle clockwise around the island.  read more...

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First Look At Brazil’S Squad for The Showdown in Sayulita

SUPracer (2 hrs. ago) - With just three weeks until the Showdown in Sayulita, the national teams continue to fall into place for the 4th annual ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship. Today we get a look at the Brazilian lineup, which promises to be one of the most passionate and enthusiastic squads.  read more...

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Canoeist breaks into home after capsizing, takes shower

Canoe Kayak (4 hrs. ago) - Really bizarre!! News of two fishermen deciding to paddle canoe on difficult weather conditions, it was windy and choppy water. They enjoy whisky and after 15 minutes wanted help. So one of the fishermen climbed up to the nearest house and finding the front door closed breaks in breaking the metal door of the house. He calls 911 and goes to enjoy a warm summer. The only sensible thing done by this person is call 911, the house owner don’t press charges against the intruder…  read more...

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Pilot Projects Accelerate Meadow Restoration

American Rivers (8 hrs. ago) - In 2015, we will complete five meadow restoration projects with our partners in five watersheds (see photo reel). This on-the-ground work is part of our conservation strategy that uses pilot projects to build momentum, galvanize partnerships, demonstrate early successes, and ultimately create a fertile framework to accelerate restoration.  read more...

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Waiting For Electricity in the DRC

International Rivers (10 hrs. ago) - In March I spent a week in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to celebrate the International Day for Action for Rivers with our local partners. I experienced first-hand the hard truth of what it means to live without electricity, as we spent three full days without power – one of the units at the troubled Inga 2 hydropower project had failed.  read more...

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16 hrs. agoVermont SUP Overnight on The Santa Maria
17 hrs. agoA whole bunch of Ing's Red rocked cathedral
18 hrs. agoChris Baer How to pack for a winter Grand Canyon trip.
19 hrs. agounsponsored West Coast Best Coast
20 hrs. agoPerformance Paddling 2nd Annual Youth SupFiesta A Huge Hit
21 hrs. agoTony Paradise Clyde's first retirement paddle
22 hrs. agoNewfoundland Kayakoholic Post 16 – Middle Cove to Flatrock
23 hrs. agoElder SUP  Jane McKee
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Apr 20Canoe Kayak Canoe and Kayak Racks Overcoming Small Car Syndrome
Apr 20SUP Magazine Top Beginner Schools The Kayak Centre
Apr 20unsponsored Yak – Wrapz
Apr 20Jackson Kayak Kayak Fishing on Dry Land
Apr 20Jackson Kayak Mexico Highlights from Isaac
Apr 20SUPracer Supaa’S Chase Kosterlitz Releases Supersized Race Training Guide
Apr 20Elder SUP Outrigger to SUP – Seat to Feet
Apr 20SUPracer Could The Air France Paddle Festival Be Tahiti’s First Big International Race?
Apr 20Newfoundland Kayakoholic Post 15 – Jenny Gets a Little Dolled Up
Apr 20Andraz Krpic Making the Best of Life Lessons
Apr 20Boofington Heights Fav Photos from 2010 & Whitewater Difficulty vs. Run Difficulty in Regards to the Zion Narrows Mess
Apr 20Kokatat Blog New Zealand 2015 Citroen Extreme Race
Apr 19Bryant Burkhardt Bad-assery
Apr 19ACA East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival Kicks Off Today
Apr 19American Rivers Two Weeks, For the Rivers
Apr 19Blue Planet Surf 2015 Molokai 2 Oahu race board rental and buyback program
Apr 19ICF Future Stars Set for Brazilian Showdown
Apr 19Canoe Kayak Filmmaker Q&A: Mike McKay’s ‘Chaos Theory’
Apr 19NRS Duct Tape Diaries Uganda Road to The 2015 Worlds
Apr 19My Kayak Pursuit Thrills & Spills amongst the Surf & Rocks
Apr 19SUP Examiner Laird Hamilton to host LA Waterkeeper’s Stand Up for Clean Water Event
Apr 19SUPboarder Help Change Lives with Sup4life
Apr 19Jackson Kayak Cck Opening Day and Aw Fundraiser
Apr 19Jackson Kayak Coosa HD Lovin’
Apr 19Bote Sausalito to San Rafael - with Tim Bluhm
Apr 19Kayak Angler Magazine Boat Review: The NEXT Big Thing
Apr 19Dash Point Pirate Sterling Unveils the New Progression
Apr 19PeakUK Matty and Sal Do Corsica
Apr 18SUPracer Meet The World’s First Self-Inflating Stand Up Paddleboard
Apr 18International Rivers Climate Change isn't the only problem
Apr 18Pete Holliday Round Hayling Isand Outrigger Canoe Race
Apr 18Brittany Parker 'Can I Surf That Grand Premier
Apr 18ICF ICF Canoe Marathon Classic Series: Waterland Marathon
Apr 18American Rivers With new thinking, flood control projects can ease drought

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