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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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Groms’ Summer of SUP

SUP Magazine (5 min. ago) - This is how a summer of SUP should be: endless water time, tons of wipeouts and hundreds of waves. When you’re ten or under like the groms in this video, the stoke is endless. This video will put a grin on your face.  read more...

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Time-Out on Florida’S Molasses Key

Canoe Kayak (2 hrs. ago) - I awoke in the dark and lay in my sleeping bag, listening. Wind hissed through the trees and ruffled the rain fly. Small waves slapped the beach. I crawled outside and took a few steps toward the gravel beach. Despite a stiff breeze, the water surface appeared only mildly corrugated, metallic grey in the pre-dawn gloom.  read more...

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Heavy Thoughts From The First Attempt to Run Tibet'S Tsangpo Gorge, 1998

Canoe Kayak (3 hrs. ago) - We didn't come to Tibet for enlightenment. We came to run the river that had carved what many call the deepest canyon in the world. We came to add our names to the roster of famous Himalayan explorers. We came to make our mark.  read more...

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NorCal Lingcod

Jackson Kayak (4 hrs. ago) - Prowling the reef with a mouth full of sharp teeth looking for their next meal, or lurking in dark, deep caves and cracks.  read more...

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Working with the Wind

YakAngler (5 hrs. ago) - Before I ever load up my kayak to hit the water, I always check the weather and wind forecast. Unlike our powerboat brethren, we have no trolling motor or outboard to prevent the wind from pushing us around. That burden lies solely on our paddle, pedals, or anchor system.  read more...

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14 hrs. agoICF ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup and Juniors & U23 Championships unveiled
15 hrs. agoKokatat Blog Back to my roots and into the water
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16 hrs. agoMt. Hood H2O 13th annual PDXkayaker Film Festival
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18 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak River Dreams Is Now Available on Dvd
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Nov 20SUP Radio Show Empowerment Living Into Our Own Potential
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Nov 19International Rivers Healing Begins for the Maya Achi People of Guatemala
Nov 19Blue Planet Surf SUP event with Miss Hawaii contestants
Nov 19Norm Hann Expeditions BoardWorks 9’3″ Kraken Review
Nov 19SUP Magazine The Fear An Essay on Whitewater Sup
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