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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.
Jackson Kayak (42 min. ago) -
After a 4 hour drive from the Ottawa River with Kalob Grady and James Metcalfe , we arrived in Montréal around midnight. The event, Montreal en Eau-Vive, lured us with a few great perks which included some great surf waves, jet skis, and 2 Whitewater Grand Prix qualifying spots. There were a lot of rumors leading up to what exactly would be happening, but the most common was the freestyle portion on a wave called “Mavericks.”\ read more...
SUPracer (1 hour ago) -
In Friday's Battle of the Paddle-style course race, it was Jake Jensen taking out the Open Men's division while Karla Gilbert was the quickest of the ladies. Jake's win comes just a couple of days after he stepped off the plane following his Showdown/Gorge adventure. read more...
Frogma (2 hrs. ago) -
Another long day, this time about 27 miles. Here's my 8/12 journal entry, with pictures thrown in. Italics indicate tonight's notes on the day: A mixed day today - woke up to a glorious sunrise (yay!) then fell back to sleep and got on the river late again. OK, 8 am is less late than 10 (my Waterford start time) but it was so calm at 6 and by 8 I found myself fighting a nasty headwind. read more...
Kayak Fishing the Everglades (3 hrs. ago) -
I'm often asked, especially by clients about my experiences with spending so much time and kayak fishing out in The Everglades. I have my share of stories to tell along with some unusual experiences but rarely have I ever felt threatened being around alligators, sharks and other wildlife, including manatees, but there have been many exciting times. read more...
Kialoa (4 hrs. ago) -
Trish, a Brooklyn native and now living in Key West, FL, was preparing for her third SEA Paddle NYC. Her passion as a SUP instructor and nature lover has enabled her to make a positive difference the lives of so many. SeaPaddleNYC gives her yet another opportunity to do so. With the support of Trish, and many local friends, Maryann began her journey to this challenging event which is a 25 mile paddle challenge under the Brooklyn Bridge. read more...
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