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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.

A Paddling Prisoner in Bali

SUP Magazine (46 min. ago) - Life is beautiful. But it can also be unfair. And it can be especially difficult if you were born in certain places in the world. In late 2014, gifted Indonesian paddler Ben Panangian who helped our own Sam George during his 2013 Bali trip that was featured in SUP magazine was sentenced to 10 months in Bali prison for possession of eight grams of marijuana.  read more...

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Pack Cloth & Tumpline - Part 2

Paddle Making (1 hour ago) - After posting about my interest in attempting the old school pack cloth technique I got to work using some of the material I have on hand.  read more...

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Team Quickblade Previews The Pacific Paddle Games

SUPracer (2 hrs. ago) - Less than 72 hours til the biggest race of the year, the Pacific Paddle Games. I get the feeling this event is going to elevate the stand up paddling world to a new level, and while this is the inaugural edition of the PPGs, the race is happening at the spiritual home of SUP racing, Doheny State Beach in Dana Point California, the place it all began way back in 2008.  read more...

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The Many Faults of El Quimbo Dam

International Rivers (4 hrs. ago) - In June of this year, dam builders began filling the reservoir behind El Quimbo Dam in Colombia. But is it safe? Construction on El Quimbo Dam, located in the Huila Department on Colombia’s Magdalena River, first started in 2011.  read more...

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Gopro Hero 4 Black

Rapid Magazine Blog (6 hrs. ago) - When GoPro came out with their Hero4, the action sports world practically fainted with excitement. Promising cinema-quality video and a plethora of creative mounting options, the Hero4 can turn any kayaker into a filmmaker overnight.  read more...

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Oct 8Palm Blogs Adidas Sickline – The Extreme Kayak World Championship
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Oct 8Canoe Kayak Best of Georgia- Ohoopee River
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Oct 7Canoe Kayak Best of Georgia- Toccoa River
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Oct 7World Paddle Association 2015 Salt Life CUP Standings
Oct 7Coreban Stand Up World Tour Huntington Beach 2015
Oct 7Sea Kayak Stonington Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium
Oct 7NRS Duct Tape Diaries Reel Women Fly Fish
Oct 7SUP Magazine The Rivers of Scotland
Oct 7SUPracer The BOP-pocalypse: Massive Changes To The World Rankings As We Finally Say Goodbye To The Battle Of The Paddle
Oct 7Distressed Mullet Suzie Cooney Gets on Board with Imagine Surf
Oct 7Jackson Kayak Catcher Catching
Oct 7Distressed Mullet Blast From The Past: Outrigger Canoe Technique with Danny Ching and Johnny Puakea
Oct 7Distressed Mullet Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race 2015
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Oct 7Waterman League Kai Lenny Secures The Sprint Win, Making It a Dominant Performance At The Us Open to Take The Overall Event Victory
Oct 7SUP Magazine Stand Up World Series Champions Crowned
Oct 7ACA 2015 ACA National Awards - Maine Island Trail Association
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Oct 7Distressed Mullet Hurricane Joaquin to Hit Maryland on Monday October 5, 2015

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