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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.

Dirty Business Unraveling Corruption in Brazil’S Dam Industry

International Rivers (41 min. ago) - For over a year, Brazil has been immersed in an unprecedented corruption scandal centered on state-owned oil company Petrobras. While corruption schemes are believed to have existed in the nation since the 90s, this scandal only broke in March 2014 when Petrobras directors, corporate executives and political party operatives were jailed in connection with operation Lava Jato a federal police investigation carried out with support from the federal public prosecutors office (MPF), a government watchdog.  read more...

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SUWS Stop 2 sees a wealth of international athletes head to Finland for the Sieravuori Masters

Waterman League (1 hour ago) - The Sieravuori Masters, stop 2 of the European Cup will kick off tomorrow, with elite athletes in attendance and stunning weather After an epic weekend of racing for stop 1 of the European Cup (and World Series) in Barcelona last weekend, a solid selection of the World’s best have continued their journey onto the beautiful region of Sieravuori in Finland for stop 2 of the Cup, the 2015 Sieravuori Masters.  read more...

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A Little Pivot Turn Action At Paddlefit Kids Camp

PaddleFit (2 hrs. ago) - A little pivot turn action at PaddleFit kids camp.  read more...

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Taking Rivers Into My Future

International Rivers (3 hrs. ago) - After nearly 7.5 years working for International Rivers, today is my last day in the office before maternity leave. I don’t know what the future will bring, but I know it will be exciting and full of learning new things, just like my time here has been.  read more...

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Post Storm Surf Play

Paul Kendrick (4 hrs. ago) - It was one of those perfect situations for great waves just south of Campbell River at Storey's Beach. A long and quite intense April southeaster with winds that had been blowing 25-35 knots all day along with lots of rain and fast moving grey cloud.  read more...

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10 hrs. agoPalm Blogs A Journey to Freedom
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17 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak Common Waters, Common Ground
18 hrs. agoBryant Burkhardt When Friends Come to Town - Kayaking Caspar
19 hrs. agoSUPracer With Apologies
20 hrs. agoSUPracer Race The Lake: Danny Ching, Annabel Anderson And The Entire Sport Triumph At Tahoe
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22 hrs. agoKokatat Blog Saving The White Nile River
23 hrs. agoInternational Rivers Another Wall of Injustice
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Jul 3ACA U.S. Coast Guard Commends ACA Instructor for Kayak Safety Program
Jul 3Misc. An undertaker riding a coffin
Jul 3Standup Journal Mo Freitas on Paddlewoo: Gracefully Shredding To Surfing Pipe
Jul 3American Rivers Growing Up on the Harpeth River
Jul 3SUP Magazine 30 Lakes in 30 Days Flathead Lake Montana
Jul 3Canoe Kayak 7 Months Solo
Jul 3Confluence AT Paddles Touring: Those Who Live It Know
Jul 3Jackson Kayak North Fork Championships
Jul 3International Rivers PR – Broken Promises at Belo Monte
Jul 3SUP Magazine United Kingdom A Sup Scene on The Rise
Jul 3World Paddle Awards Who would you nominate to become an Academy Member?
Jul 3Jackson Kayak 2015 Lone Star Kayak Series Event 2 – June 6, 2015
Jul 3Log of Ibi In Canada's Wonderful Northland
Jul 3SW Sea Kayaking Hartland Quay
Jul 3PaddleFit It Is Always a Good to Teach The Kids About Water-Safety
Jul 3Canoe Kayak Cliff Jacobson Unfiltered
Jul 3Coreban Tom & Tarryn King – Thundafund for the SUP world tour 2015
Jul 3Am. Whitewater Punchbowl Falls Funding Secured (OR)
Jul 2Jackson Kayak The 40th Annual Big Fork Whitewater Festival
Jul 2Kayak Yak Canada Day Paddle
Jul 2SUPboarder UK SUP Race Series – Race 4 Review
Jul 2ACA Monster Deck Removal on the Upper Platte River
Jul 2John Nestler Exploring the Tatshenshini & Alsek Rivers
Jul 2Rapid Magazine Blog Ultimate Norwegian Whitewater Road Trip
Jul 2Jackson Kayak Seabass from kayaks- Brittanny trip wrap up

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