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Team GB 2015 ISA World Championship Results

British SUP Association (17 min. ago) - ‪Team GB are back in the UK getting over the last of the jet lag and fixing the damaged boards unfortunately thanks to airlines. Sayulita was an epic trip and the whole team had a great time; the team house was good, so was the food and all the locals were friendly.  read more...

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Nantahala Outdoor Center Opens Atlanta Location

Canoe Kayak (2 hrs. ago) - Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC), the nation’s largest outfitter, celebrates the grand opening of two riverside adventure centers on the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, Georgia this Saturday, May 30th. The celebration will include the opportunity to paddle with Gold Medal Olympian Joe Jacobi, on-the-water demos of stand-up paddleboards and sit-on-top kayaks. The event will also include such family-friendly activities as cornhole, face painting and a kids’ tent, along with live acoustic music by Playing on the Planet.  read more...

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Mountain Mind Collective Pnw First Descents

Canoe Kayak (4 hrs. ago) - PNW First Descents, the latest feature episode from Todd and Brendan Wells’ production company Mountain Mind Collective, shows the brothers back home, exploring the Pacific Northwest with the likes of Katrina Van Wijk, Kyle Hull, and Galen Volckhausen.  read more...

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Sea Eagle’s 10psi drop stitch 473L Razorlite kayak

Inflatable Kayaks & Packrafts (6 hrs. ago) - As I predicted at the end of the IK Construction article a couple of years ago, before long someone was going to make a fully drop stitched IK. It seems Sea Eagle in the US have done just that with their single and forthcoming tandem Razorlite IKs, making a slick and lean pair of one-piece (non-envelope!) boats that, in the 4.73-m tandem form, might well be a contender for a very fast IK.  read more...

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Robe Race 2015 - first all female team

Kokatat Blog (8 hrs. ago) - The first all female team raced Robe Canyon of the Stillaguamish in the 2015 Robe Race. The Robe Race is 5 miles which includes a mandatory portage and stacked class V rapids, making it one of the longest creek races in the country. It is raced in teams of two for safety, and the average times rest around 30 minutes.  read more...

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10 hrs. agoworldkayak blogs 2015 Snowblind Scurry
12 hrs. agoSUPracer New rules and course for the Payette River Games
14 hrs. agoConfluence Wilderness Systems Supports Heroes on the Water and America’s Soldiers and Veterans
16 hrs. agoACA ACA Member Paddling 1000+ Miles to Raise Awareness for Ocean Health
18 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak Oru Kayak Bay+
19 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak Dagger Roam
20 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak The Crux of South Georgia Island
21 hrs. agoLee Royle Review – Immersion Research Arch Rival Dry Top
22 hrs. agoAngling Addict Vernal Reds
23 hrs. agoJordan Searle Expedition Brazil - Santa Catarina Stouts, a Broken Back and The Boys Finishing It Up.
May 28ICF Olympic and World Champions line-up in Copenhagen
May 28Trash Paddler Great Day for Great Bay
May 28Riding Bumps Protected: A full review of the Aztek SUP paddle
May 28Standup Journal How To Analayze A Surf Break With Sean Poynter
May 28Jackson Kayak CKS Paddlefest in Buena Vista, CO- A Big Weekend for Whitewater Kayaking!
May 28International Rivers Lower Sesan 2 Same Company, Two Dams, One River Report
May 28Jackson Kayak Big Wave Surfing in Coal Country Wister Wave
May 28Trash Paddler To Newichawannock and the Falls
May 28SquareRock Record Setting and Squirt Boating
May 28ACA You've Never Seen Canoeing Like This Before
May 28unsponsored Palm Equipment – Universal Mat
May 28SUP Surf  #SapinusPro Tahiti is coming up...
May 28Standup Journal Pat Rawson talks Mo Freitas, SUP board design and the future of Paddle Enhanced Surfing
May 28SUP Surf Triple D makes offer to acquire Global Surf Industries (GSI)
May 28SUPboarder The first Scottish SUP Touring Club get together
May 28SUPboarder Euro Tour St Ives, Cornwall
May 28International Rivers The Power of Rivers in Whose Hands
May 28Frogma Great News From Portside Newyork
May 28Jackson Kayak There and Back Again
May 27Canoe Kayak New Details in Kayak Murder Case
May 27Lee Royle Review – Immersion Research K2 Thermals
May 27Astral Currently ASTRAL Hires David Garringer as West Coast Sales Rep
May 27Rapid Magazine Blog Totem
May 27Simon Willis New Book - Day by Day on the Pacific Crest Trail
May 27SUP Examiner The Nude SUP Challenge
May 27iSUPworld Isle Carbon Fiber 3-Piece SUP Paddle Review
May 27SUPfm 008 : How To Choose Your First SUP Board with Tez Plavenieks
May 27gnarlydog Seadog Commander
May 27Jackson Kayak Pike in the thicket
May 27American Rivers Spring in Waynesboro, VA
May 27Reiner Glanz Rain in Germany- Algäu Party Time
May 27Eric Jackson EJ is fishing the FLW Pro Bass Tour? What's up with that?
May 27Kokatat Blog Paddling, Trekking and Quaking in Nepal, April 2015
May 27Standup Journal Escape And Explore: An Epic Sup Journey Through Botswana
May 27Standup Journal New Hoverboard Tech: How Long Until This Gets Put On A Sup?

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