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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.

Protect and Enjoy the Wild Yampa

Am. Whitewater (19 min. ago) - American Whitewater firmly believes that you can’t protect what you don’t know. Colorado’s Yampa River is a prime example of this belief, and after exploring this river with our members in May, and participating in the Yampa River Awareness Project with decision makers from across the water world, we are hard at work protecting one of the Most Endangered Whitewater Resources in the country.  read more...

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Kayaktivism spreads to Portland

Canoe Kayak (1 hour ago) - Early Wednesday morning, climate justice activists created a human barricade across the Willamette River in Portland, Ore., in an attempt to block the MSV Fennica, an icebreaking vessel, from reaching Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet in Alaska. Thirteen climbers associated with Greenpeace rappelled from the St. John’s Bridge while over 50 kayakers lined the channel below.  read more...

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Astral Loyak Water Shoe

Exploring Elements (2 hrs. ago) - Every shoe needs a job. Some jobs are to be ridiculously good looking, others are to be ridiculously functional. Astral went ahead and gave us a shoe that is both, in and out of the water.  read more...

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30 Lakes in 30 Days Ostego Lake New York

SUP Magazine (3 hrs. ago) - When you imagine a vacation, do you imagine watching the sunrise over a beautiful body of water, enjoying an uncrowded morning SUP session, spending your days relaxing lakeside and within walking distance to one of the coolest towns in New York?  read more...

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Obama Urged to Talk on Gibe 3 Dam The East African

International Rivers (3 hrs. ago) - This article was oringally published in The East African. Environmental activists in Kenya and the United States are urging President Barack Obama to raise concerns about an Ethiopian dam's impact on Kenya when he meets with government officials in Addis Ababa this week.  read more...

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16 hrs. agoSUP Radio Show One Minute Visual Meditation
17 hrs. agoICF Medals unveiled for Slalom World Championships
18 hrs. agoJackson Kayak 2016 Rockstar – First Impressions
19 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet Interview with Defending Champion Sonni Hoenscheid as She Prepares for M2o15
20 hrs. agoDistressed Mullet Daddy’s Girl
21 hrs. agoTony Paradise Second Time Around The Bell in Two Weeks
22 hrs. agoTrash Paddler A Challenging Blackburn
23 hrs. agoACA ACA Awards - Get Your Nomination in Before July 31
Jul 30SUP International Knowledge Nutrition
Jul 30Jackson Kayak Cruising in Style
Jul 30Jackson Kayak Golds Hole
Jul 30SUP International The Truth Back Stage
Jul 30Astral Currently Astral Hires John Drollinger as Southwest Rep
Jul 30Trash Paddler Low Down on the Assabet
Jul 30Canoe Kayak One Week Left to Vote for 2015 Canoe &Amp; Kayak Awards
Jul 30Molokai 2 Oahu Hawaii: Athletes Battle Challenging Conditions for Top Spots at 19th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships
Jul 30American Rivers Humans aren’t the only species that need a fair Columbia River Treaty
Jul 30SUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days Lake Cypress Springs Texas
Jul 30SUP Magazine Lady Bodybuilder Epic Sup Fail
Jul 30Standup Journal Team Youth In Motion Take 1st in the Pailolo Channel
Jul 30Canoe Kayak Core Exercises for Paddlers, Part I
Jul 30SUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days Lake Jocassee South Carolina
Jul 30Paddling Instructor Kokatat expands SwitchZip in Spring 16 collection giving more options and versatility
Jul 30SUP Magazine Inside The Ride Lina Augaitis
Jul 30Canoe Kayak Bomber Gear to cease production, distribution
Jul 30Canoe Kayak Kokatat to Expand Switchzip Line in 2016
Jul 30NC Paddle Surfer Playtime
Jul 30River Bassin Trail August 15th – Uhrichsville, OH Local Event
Jul 29River Bassin Trail Columbus Super Regional
Jul 29Kayak Angler Magazine Fall Off Your Sup And Get Back On
Jul 29Level 6 Biggest in the West
Jul 29Blue Paddle SUP Sea Lions  and Jetties  Oceanside, CA
Jul 29ACA Making the Case for Kayak Fishing
Jul 29Mark Sundin Cruising the Royal
Jul 29Canoe London Port of London’s Vulnerable River Users Campaign
Jul 29Larry Cain Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games – Post 3
Jul 29Distressed Mullet 6th Annual Newport SUP Cup To Raise Money for Clean Ocean Access; Welcomes over 100 Paddlers to Newport Harbor
Jul 29SUP International Stand Up Paddle in The GalÁPagos

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