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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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1890 Canoe Race on the Gorge

Kayak Yak (26 min. ago) - Found two old photographs in the City of Vancouver Archives, taken May 24, 1890. They show a holiday scene on the Gorge Waterway, and they're titled "Indian canoe race in gorge, Victoria, BC.  read more...

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The Mountains and Me

Brittany Parker (1 hour ago) - I’ve always had such big dreams. Living life like the world could end. The problem is I’m always looking for the next best thing; making it hard to truly be in the moment.  read more...

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Is the Mekong at a Tipping Point?

International Rivers (2 hrs. ago) - For thousands of years the mighty Mekong River Basin has served as a life-sustaining force, supporting the livelihoods and food security of more than 40 million people in the region.  read more...

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C&K's Top Paddling Picks for The Holiday Shopping Home-Stretch

Canoe Kayak (3 hrs. ago) - We’re well inside the two-weeks-till Christmas mark. Need some last-minute gift-giving inspiration for that paddler on your list? Here’s a few of C&K‘s favorite gear goodies our picks for the easily stuff-able, box-able and shippable paddling items to help get you through the dark days of winter and back out onto the water.  read more...

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Dams and the Politicization of Science

International Rivers (3 hrs. ago) - For almost two years, the sensational water conflict brewing in Southeast Asia was a hot topic, drawing the attention of global leaders and major newspapers. Laos was planning to build the enormous Xayaburi Dam across the Mekong River, angering downstream countries that depend on the river for food security.  read more...

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5 hrs. agoInternational Rivers Act Now to Protect the Future of the Mekong
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13 hrs. agoworldkayak 15th Annual Millrace Massacre & Iceman Championships
14 hrs. agoYakAngler Seein' Red in December
15 hrs. agoExploring Elements Granite Gear Air Zippsack
16 hrs. agoStandup Journal 7th Annual Cold Stroke Classic Welcomes Paddlers to Wrightsville Beach
17 hrs. agoRob Casey Ever Loose a Filling Before Surfing?
18 hrs. agoInternational Rivers China’s Global Dam Builder at a Crossroads
19 hrs. agoInternational Rivers PR – Flawed Consultation Rubber Stamp for Don Sahong Dam
20 hrs. agoKayak Angler Magazine River Hawg
21 hrs. agounsponsored Charles Arseneault Recap 2013-2014
22 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak John Stookey's Souris River Quetico
23 hrs. agoPaddle Making Canoe Art Winchester Ad
Dec 17Fluid Leif and Natalie’s first trip to the Stikine
Dec 17Kokatat Blog Spanking the Monkey, the Green
Dec 17Riviera Paddlesurf 2014 IronMana Tahiti
Dec 17Rapid Media Go Ultra-Light
Dec 17Jackson Kayak Kayak Waterfowl Hunting a Beginners Guide Part 1
Dec 17SUP for the Soul How to Sup River Surf Part 3
Dec 17Trash Paddler The Concord Below the Rock
Dec 17Canoe Kayak Hawaiki Nui Va’a Race 2014
Dec 17Rapid Media Aquamira Water Treatment Drops
Dec 17Kayak Angler Magazine Grip and Grin: Biscayne Beast
Dec 16Sportscene Olympic Reforms for Sprint and Slalom
Dec 16PeakUK Steve and Ute on the Ravi
Dec 16VE Paddles The India Kayak Road Trip
Dec 16Rapid Media Logic Lures Plastix
Dec 16Kayak Angler Magazine Mustang Survival PFD Give Away
Dec 16homemade kayaks Rescue Adventure Day
Dec 16Newfoundland Kayakoholic Another large day on the water
Dec 16Am. Whitewater Comment on Proposed Bear River Dam (Id)
Dec 16Alder Creek Kayak Grande Ronde River Wild & Scenic
Dec 16YakAngler An Afternoon With Team Skunk
Dec 16Frogma Paddling the Light Fantastic
Dec 16Eric Jackson Jackson Family Trip to the Zambezi- Victoria Falls- 9 Years Later
Dec 16Adrian Shanahan Christmas Gift Ideas for Paddlers
Dec 16Jackson Kayak Mission: Low Water Motu
Dec 16SquareRock High water at Sudbury
Dec 16SUP Surf Starboard’s Beau O’Brian Wins King of the Cut on the ACE.
Dec 16California SUP Iballa Moreno One of the Best Women SUP Surfers In The World
Dec 16ACA Did You Survive a Deadly Paddling Situation? We Want to Hear About It

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