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Playak News Flash
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.
SUP Connect (1 hour ago) -
WETSOX, the company dedicated to making it easier to get in and out of your cold-water gear, announced today that all of the designs in their Originals collection are now made from 100% recycled material. In the past, surfers used plastic bags over their hands and feet as a way to slip in and out of their wetsuits. Often, those plastic bags would end ip on the beach or in the same ocean. read more...
Team Pyranha (3 hrs. ago) -
The Nile river festivals’ aim is simple; to celebrate the warm water, big rapids and perfect waves of the mighty white Nile with awesome people. The NRF is a four day event which begins with an evening big air ramp competition at the NRE base camp, beer fuelled, aerial antics promptly kick of the start of the festival. Day two marks the beginning of the white water events with a gruelling 40km endurance race through big rapids... read more...
SUP Connect (5 hrs. ago) -
When thinking of stand up paddling many imagine the warm, clear waters of somewhere tropical like Hawaii, Tahiti, or Florida as the perfect, most beautiful places to get on a SUP and explore. While there is no doubt that the places listed above are dreamy, there are places farther away from the equator that require a bit more than wearing just a bikini or board shorts but are still breathtakingly beautiful when paddling around. read more...
SUP Magazine (8 hrs. ago) -
Here is veteran Josh Collins, how from alcohol and trauma due to various injuries got back to life. Now he is raising awareness and funds for the foundation that saved his life with “Operation Phoenix” His journey entails a four month long paddle that Josh will begin in March from Corpus Christi, TX to New York City, NY with rallies being held along the way. BOTE is the company that is supporting Josh in his expedition supplying him Stand Up Paddle Boards. read more...
SUP Magazine (10 hrs. ago) -
Despite cold weather on the East Coast and El Niño hitting the West, some fun SUP events and competitions are coming up this February. Whether you’re in racing-shape or struggling from off-season sluggishness, these lighthearted events give us an early opportunity to find our competitive rhythm and, if you’re up for it, race with some of the best in the world. Better start training!
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