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Dan Gavere on the Starboard Astro Stream at Outdoor Retailer

Boarders Magazine (39 min. ago) - Dan Gavere, whitewater SUP pioneer & founder of supinstruction.com, has created the perfect river running and river surfing board for all skill levels- the Starboard Astro Stream.  read more...

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Knight Short Sleeve Semi-Dry Top

Alpin Action Team (1 hour ago) - This short sleeve, 3-season whitewater or recreational paddling jacket is the pinnacle of ease of use and versatility. It features a double tunnel and DCS (Dual Cinch System) waist that works with your skirt tunnel for an increased seal.  read more...

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Gonna need a bigger canoe

Paddle Making (2 hrs. ago) - Things have been quiet here as of late in anticipation of a new arrival. Our 2nd son finally decided to enter the world in the early morning hours of August 11th. All is well, but of course free time for paddle carving is non-existent for the moment.  read more...

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Connor Baxter Defeats Kai Lenny, Annabel Anderson Defeats Candice Appleby To Claim The Ultimate SUP Showdown

SUPracer (3 hrs. ago) - Connor Baxter and Annabel Anderson have won the 2014 Ultimate SUP Showdown here in Waikiki, Hawaii. The Starboard duo proved yet again they’re the best, defeating an all-star lineup to claim one of the biggest races of the year. After two full days of world-class surfing and racing action, it all came down to the 15-minute ‘Showdown’ grand finale, a slalom race in the surf that featured a who’s who of the paddling world.  read more...

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Outdoor Retail Show Demo Day 2014

Inflatable Kayak Blog (3 hrs. ago) - Every year in early August, outdoor retailers and manufacturers of outdoor products descend on Salt Lake City for 5 days of madness that is the Outdoor Retail Show (aka ORS). There are actually two Outdoor Retail Shows a year, the Summer and Winter versions, but for kayak sellers like me, the Summer show is the one I attend (although, I do like snowshoeing).  read more...

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5 hrs. agofishyaker.com Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Report
7 hrs. agoAquabatics Calgary Antics and Shenanigans on the Slave River
9 hrs. agoKayak Yak Friends in Kananaskis
11 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Fish To The End
13 hrs. agoLog of Ibi Southern Branch - 2
13 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Start Them Out Right
15 hrs. agoSUPracer Andrew Logreco Wins The Duke’S Oceanfest Downwind Race on a 12’6
17 hrs. agoSUPracer Mo And Jacko Win In Japan
19 hrs. agoAirKayaks C4 Waterman Inflatable SUP Lineup for 2014/2015
20 hrs. agoNewfoundland Kayakoholic Avondale Kayak Night Paddle
21 hrs. agoSUPracer Let’S Play Showdown Roulette
22 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Inspiring confidence with the 2015 Fun
23 hrs. agoSUP Surf Mo Freitas & Angela Jackson take the overall wins at the Shonan Chigasaki Pro, Japan
Aug 19YakAngler What The Heck Is An Fud - Part 2
Aug 19Irene's Kayaking Blog Best Whitewater Kayaking Medical Kit
Aug 19ICF Ricarda Funk and Gauthier Klauss – Matthieu Peche take gold in Germany
Aug 19Team I-Canoe First Look – New Typhoon Equator Drysuit
Aug 19Nathan Pfeifer Youngs Rock Trail, OR
Aug 19A whole bunch of Ing's Chinese food, Simplify and red rocks
Aug 19SUPracer Ultimate Sup Showdown
Aug 19PenobscotPaddles Belfast Harborfest - Cardboard Boat Race
Aug 18International Rivers New Report: Indigenous Rights Violations At Baram Dam Site in Sarawak
Aug 18Durhamblogger Paddling on Kerr Lake near Clarksville, VA
Aug 18Corran SUP Country Singer Amelie Hall on the Tahiti
Aug 18Nikki Rekman Jackson Karma RG (Rock Garden) - Review by JF Marleau
Aug 18Kayak Yak Kayakers spot sea otter!
Aug 18Kayak Angler Magazine Northwest Paradise
Aug 18Nick Pearce Kokatat Cag and Pants Review
Aug 18ICF German K1m fort in Augsburg remains untouched
Aug 18Kayak Angler Magazine Wake Up Big Bass
Aug 18SW Sea Kayaking The Minkies
Aug 18Kayak Angler Magazine Yeti Coolers Pink Edition
Aug 18Kayak Angler Magazine 2014 Kayak Fishing Boondoggle
Aug 18SUP Magazine SUP magazine Presents Camp SUP
Aug 18Jackson Kayak Gelato, waterfalls, and a diamond ring; paddling the alps
Aug 18SUPracer Epic Downwinder On The Island Of Jersey
Aug 18Team I-Canoe Dagger Stratos 14.5s Sea Kayak Review
Aug 18SUP Magazine Just Going, Pt. 2
Aug 18Am. Whitewater Gauley River Wv Open Letter to Boaters 2014
Aug 18ICF Heats in Augsburg without big upsets
Aug 18Confluence What’s New From Marketing: August
Aug 18SUPboarder Ollie & Phil 3 Lake Challenge
Aug 17YakAngler Destination Okefenokee
Aug 17ACA ACA Elections - Vote!
Aug 17International Rafting Federation Safety Talks – getting it right!

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