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Playak News Flash
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.
American Rivers (17 min. ago) -
Today’s guest blog is a part of the America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series highlighting the Harpeth River in Tennessee. A Nashville native, our guest blogger, Priscilla Kaestner, is a senior at Auburn University, where she assumes leadership roles in the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, as well as for The Glomerata, Auburn’s yearbook. read more...
SUP Magazine (1 hour ago) -
You’ll never paddle a more mind-boggling geological feature than Montana’s Flathead Lake. Forget that its surface area of nearly 200 square miles makes it the country’s largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. Its distinction comes from being a remnant of an ancient, 3,000-square-mile, glacially dammed lake called Missoula, caused by a 2,000-foot-high wall of ice blocking the Clark Fork River. read more...
Canoe Kayak (2 hrs. ago) -
Each year, the Canoe & Kayak Awards reveal amazing under-the-radar adventures completed by ordinary paddlers. The 2015 awards are no exception, with northern Minnesota-based photographer Gary Fiedler’s 221-day canoe trip in Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness being a case in point. For his amazing journey, Fiedler is nominated for the Spirit of Adventure award. read more...
Confluence (3 hrs. ago) -
To the uninitiated, paddling may seem like a silly endeavor. But it’s more than that. It’s getting lost and it’s getting found. It’s the sensation of power, or the humbling lack thereof. It’s a feeling that only Those Who Live It Know.
Jackson Kayak (4 hrs. ago) -
The NFC is one of the coolest and most visually impressive events I have been to. Imagine taking a class 5 rapid, throw some of the worlds top paddlers in to race it, I know this sounds familiar, but now add some slalom gates to make the course almost impossible, this is the North Fork Championships. You know it is hard when the organizer’s plan is to make one gate so hard that 50% of the field won’t make it.
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