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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.

Another Wall of Injustice

International Rivers (58 min. ago) - In January this year, the Thoubal River was impeded by the Mapithel Dam. In the pipeline since the 1980s, the commissioning of the dam meant that the backwater reservoir slowly began to rise, fill and spread, even though resettlement had not been completed.  read more...

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Stoked to Be on Team Jackson

Jackson Kayak (1 hour ago) - Yes! I’m so stoked to be on the Jackson kayak fishing team and humbled to be included with some of my best friends. And with a company that’s made a big impact on the kayak fishing world, as Bogie once said “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.  read more...

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U.S. Coast Guard Commends ACA Instructor for Kayak Safety Program

ACA (2 hrs. ago) - Jane Bales is an ACA member, Coast Guard Auxiliarist, ACA Certified Kayak and SUP Instructor, Organizer of the Greater Albuquerque/Santa Fe Kayak Meet Up, and Co-Founder of Kayak New Mexico, Inc (a non profit organization building courage, confidence, and character, one stroke at a time, through adaptive kayaking programs for children and adults with developmental or physical disabilities or life-threatening medical conditions).  read more...

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An undertaker riding a coffin

Misc. (3 hrs. ago) - A strange figure has been haunting a lake in the misty capital of Australia. On Thursday morning, freaked out residents noticed a man dressed as an undertaker using a coffin for a stand-up paddle boarding on the waters of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.  read more...

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Mo Freitas on Paddlewoo: Gracefully Shredding To Surfing Pipe

Standup Journal (3 hrs. ago) - Hey there paddlewoo fans. This is Erik, your host of the PaddleWoo Podcast. I don’t think I have been as fired up for a show as I am about today’s guest.  read more...

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Jul 2Canoe Kayak Watch the Winning Runs from North Fork Championship IV–All at Once
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