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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.

Ken Hoeve Apologizes to Flat Water Paddlers

Distressed Mullet (9 min. ago) - We caught up with Ken Hoeve at the Outdoor Retailer Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was eager to address some controversy over remarks he made about flat water racing. Being from a whitewater background, Ken is allowed his biases, but wanted to at least address his position on racing and assure flat water racers that he meant no disrespect.  read more...

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Meet Travis Grant’s M2O-winning board from NSP

Distressed Mullet (9 min. ago) - DC (Dale Chapman) and Chris Chamberlain walk us through Travis Grant’s Molokai 2 Oahu-winning stand up paddle board, the first unlimited production board to win the M2O.  read more...

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Search for missing paddler in Columbia River Gorge

Distressed Mullet (2 hrs. ago) - Yesterday afternoon, Andres Pombo disappeared during a practice run in preparation for the Gorge Paddle Challenge. it was his third run and by all accounts he was doing great and is a gnarly waterman. He stopped with friends 3 miles from the race course finish to take photos then they all got back on their boards and raced to the finish. That was the last time they saw Andres.  read more...

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Search Party This Morning for Andres Pombo Missing Paddleboarder in The Columbia River Gorge

Distressed Mullet (3 hrs. ago) - There has been no news overnight. They are going to restart the search this morning. Brett Downen, Jessica Cichra and Joel Coli Yang are helping organize a search paddle with local paddlers.  read more...

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Danny Ching Final Sprint win full video over Travis Grant

Distressed Mullet (4 hrs. ago) - After leading most of the race, Danny was almost caught by Travis Grant at Gorge Paddle Challenge, creating one of the most exciting SUP Race finishes ever. Here is the extended video from April Zilg.  read more...

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Aug 27Standup Journal 12 Sup Yoga Pics Too Good To Pass Up
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Aug 27SUP International Micro Guide : Pembrokeshire, Wales
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Aug 26Palm Blogs Slalom World Cup Final & Boater X
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