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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.

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Day 1 At Deep Creek 2014

Rapid Magazine Blog (1 hour ago) - Here is an interesting brief history of how Deep creek, the world’s second artificial whitewater park was constructed. Have you wondered why we have competitions here when there are natural water bodies just 1 hour drive away like the Upper and Lower Youghiogheny, the Cheat and the Savage River. Find out here…  read more...

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Dory Repair - 2

Log of Ibi (3 hrs. ago) - When making small fairing repairs, there is a lot to recommend taking a couple minutes to tape off the area with masking tape. The amount of sanding needed, the most disgusting and time consuming part of any boat repair, is reduced substantially.  read more...

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The Butterfly Effect Hits Tahoe

SUP Magazine (5 hrs. ago) - Saturday, September 6, 2014, the sold-out inaugural Butterfly Effect (BE) Tahoe event saw over 100 participants ranging from 7 to 70 years of age. Women traveled from as far as Maui and Colorado to attend the event. Held at the Tahoe Vista Recreation Area, the day was crystal clear and the winds calm, making for a perfect day on the water and at the beach.  read more...

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Naish One Bavaria Report

SUP International (7 hrs. ago) - A team of 5 riders (Lily Young, Keith Gorman, Stuart Appleby, Ben Fisher and Alex Tobutt) have just returned from the Naish One World Championships on lake Chiemsee in Bavaria, Germany.  read more...

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Maiden voyage

Jackson Kayak (9 hrs. ago) - Ever since I first saw Jim Sammons on his show wearing a Jackson Kayak I had to have one. Being the frugal person I am though, I went the route of buying cheap ones only to be dissatisfied. The cheap ones, bend, dent, scar easily, won’t track well and well you know the rest.  read more...

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15 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Will the mayors help or hurt the Mississippi River?
16 hrs. agoRapid Magazine Blog Clearwater Kayak Festival 2014
17 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Paddle Power: Adjustable Paddles
18 hrs. agoNikki Rekman Baby Steps - Kayaking with a 2 yr. old
19 hrs. agoKokatat Blog Rippin' the Bow River SUP race
20 hrs. agoSUP Magazine McNamara and Cousteau Join Forces for National Coastal Cleanup Day
22 hrs. agoSUP Magazine Bart de Zwart on Winning the Muskoka River X
Sep 19unsponsored Lexar 64GB 633x Micro SDXC Memory Card
Sep 18Canoe Kayak The ’89 Slalom Worlds On The Eve of The Championships Return to Maryland
Sep 18Steve Brooks Celebrating 15 years with Peak UK
Sep 18Christina Russell It'S Not The Years, Babe
Sep 18Canoe Kayak Derek Jeter's Latest Retirement Gift
Sep 18Jackson Kayak Improving Your Roll, The ‘Jez Countdown Technique.
Sep 18Jim Krawiecki Winding Back
Sep 18Canoe Kayak The New Americans: Michal Smolen and Fabien Lefevre
Sep 18Nikki Rekman Columbia Gorge SUP Challenge by Eli Fischbuch
Sep 18SUPracer Jay Wild Wins The Tahoe Fall Classic As Race Season On The Lake Comes To A Close
Sep 18Canoe Kayak The Party That Saved The Gauley - 30 Years of Gauley Fest
Sep 18Nah Skwell SUP Action on Longboard 10′
Sep 18California SUP Brazil’s VAZ Brothers SUP California
Sep 18Boarders Magazine Namaste SUP Challenge Winners
Sep 18YakAngler Kayak Demo Days
Sep 18Standup Journal Ashleigh Johnson Keeping San Diego Bay Clean
Sep 18SUP International Inside Jaws – Firewalk with Me
Sep 18Trash Paddler Low Tide on the Sudbury?
Sep 18Jackson Kayak An Action Packed Summer in a Nutshe
Sep 18SUPracer  Bart wins Muskoka River X race setting another endurance record
Sep 18A whole bunch of Ing's Medicine
Sep 18SUP Surf Thomas King makes his country proud today in Surf City by claiming victory
Sep 18ICF World Champion Florence coming good for season’s finale
Sep 18Mark Sundin What Is a Fast Tourer?
Sep 18Canoe Kayak  World record for the largest floating raft of canoes and kayaks set all for a noble cause
Sep 18Kayak Angler Magazine Going Pro
Sep 18ACA Volunteer of The Year - Ivan Bartha
Sep 17Rapid Magazine Blog Deep Creek 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships
Sep 17Kayak Yak Shark vs Kayak
Sep 17ICF Champions Set to Defend World Titles in America
Sep 17Tampa Bay Kayak Charters Sept 15 More Insane Redfish Action and Some Monsters
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