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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.
ACA (1 hour ago) -
As part of an upcoming grant project, the ACA is currently looking for paddlers who are willing to talk about their narrow-escapes out on the water. If you have survived a scary experience while paddling, this is your opportunity to transform that experience into something that could help others. read more...
Canoe Kayak (3 hrs. ago) -
As much as Mason, a filmmaker, painter, author and Canada’s most famous canoeist, praised his beloved wood-canvas Chestnut Prospector, a stalwart 17-foot aluminum Grumman was his go-to boat for introducing his young family to river tripping. Now, the venerable canoe is up for auction on eBay. While a 17-foot, flat-bottomed Grumman may not have the aesthetic appeal of a Chestnut, it’s a workhorse that did yeoman service for the Mason family.
Tony Paradise (5 hrs. ago) -
In between weekends when we paddle these days I'm toying with GoPro mounts. This post is to describe my extendable pole. read more...
Palm Blogs (7 hrs. ago) -
Well, it may not be conventional, but for our penultimate training session before the European Championships, we decided to mix things up a bit. We have a strong race team of seven women and we decided to see whether there were any hidden strengths that hadn't been shown yet in the formations we usually take. read more...
Northwest Rafting Company (9 hrs. ago) -
Spring is here and there is a lot of talk about summer river flows in Oregon for rafting, kayaking, and fishing. With lower than normal snowpack in much of the West, rivers like the Rogue River, Deschutes River, and Klamath River are an oasis for river lovers during low snowpack years due to their upstream dams and natural aquifers (nature's dams). read more...
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