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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.
Ricketts Kayaking (46 min. ago) -
Heres an update from the past season in BC Canada, still based out of Whistler. This season has to have been one of the best, working with Wedge rafting enjoying the Whistler life and getting in some classic boating in our spare time. In Mid August we Missioned up to Northern BC to finally tick off the mighty Stikine river, which exceeded my expectations 10 fold. read more...
Playak Product News (46 min. ago) -
Anything Worth Doing: New Book Captures Spirit of Big Water Boating.
The world of river guides is a tribe like no other, and at the top of its pecking order were Barker and Reece
According to river runners Jon Barker and Clancy Reece, anything worth doing is worth overdoing - which is exactly what led them to tempt fate on a flooding Salmon River in 1996 to see how far they could float Reece's homemade wooden dory through the largest wilderness tract in the Lower 48 in 24 hours. The result, as captured drop by drop by former Idaho raft guide Jo Deurbrouck in her new award-winning book Anything Worth Doing, is a storyline every paddler who has dipped a blade in water can appreciate. read more...
Reiner Glanz (1 hour ago) -
After Harald was dropped of at San Francisco Airport, decisions had to be made. Our choice was between hiking into the Middle Kings and spending the last week of our trip in this High Sierra classic or driving up north to enjoy one of the Pacific Northwests rivergods, the Little White Salmon. read more...
Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) -
National flags, colored uniforms, rental cars, and boats everywhere up here on the Ottawa River. They are on every car, hanging out of trunks and tailgates, draped over 4-wheelers and chained to trees all through the woods. Freestyle World Championships is here on the Ottawa once again, and this the 3rd round looks to be bigger and better than ever.
Jake Ament (2 hrs. ago) -
I kicked off my freestyle tour this past weekend at Reno Riverfest. My journey started in Hot Springs, NC with about the best send-off for which a person could ask. The send-off? French Broad River Festival. The festival was amazing. read more...
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