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News Watch

The Playak News Watch continously finds the world"s new paddling headlines. From the huge number of headlines it finds, Playak editors hand-pick and present the best ones (yes, that is very subjective, but they do their best to please our readers) every day, and those that then get the most reader views are sent out in the daily 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, and a list of upcoming paddling events.

Clothing and Its SUP Performance Impact

SUP Connect (2 hrs. ago) - For some, SUP is a lighthearted frolic in the water, whereas for others, it’s a serious fitness regime; as the LA Times have noted, simply maintaining good posture during SUP is a serious workout. Just like all sports and fitness arenas, there is a significant amount of min-maxing going on behind the scenes with SUP – and clothing enters as its own debate. Just as nutrition and sleep impact the internal workings of the body, having the right clothing can help to maximize your performance.  read more...

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425pro Ambassador Erika Lane: How Pure SUP Love Turned Her a Top Instagram Influencer

TotalSUP (5 hrs. ago) - Erika Lane, the Tahitian brand 425pro Team Ambassador, SUP Athlete, and an Instagram sensation known as SupLuv is the epitome of a real-life mermaid spreading Aloha vibes and love for the sport and the Ocean.  read more...

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Making a New Friend

Tony Paradise (5 hrs. ago) - Some years ago friend Eleanor from Nova Scotia visited our province and we shared a paddle with her in Cape Broyle. Recently Eleanor contacted me to say a friend of hers would be in the province for six weeks. Today Cathy, Gary and I met Jenn for an introductory paddle.  read more...

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2020 Starboard Hyper Foil - New Best Sup Foiling Board Design

SUP International (9 hrs. ago) - The new 2020 Starboard Hyper Foil is our Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) design dedicated Foil and offers the best foiling experience in all conditions.  read more...

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Out of Time

SUP International (12 hrs. ago) - Another loud explosion. We looked at each other with a mix of excitement and worry. What would we see up there? We were walking towards Mount Yasur on Tanna, one of the few very active volcanos in Vanuatu which was considered ‘kind of’ safe to view up close. It was still a two hour hike ahead but the noises were already worryingly loud.  read more...

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More headlines:

Time Site Headline
15 hrs. agoFanatic SUP Arthur Arutkin Takes the Overall Win At the APP World Tour NYC
18 hrs. agoIsle Surf and SUP Caring for Your Surfboard: Cleaning & Storing
18 hrs. agoAmerican Rivers Do You Know of an Endangered River? Nominate It Today!
21 hrs. agoSUP International Arthur Arutkin & April Zilg Claim Distance and Overall Victory in New York
Sep 15SUP International Esca’padd Corse - Episode 3 – Ambata Di Melu
Sep 15World Paddle Association April Zilg & Connor Baxter Crowned 2019 U.S. Championship Series Champions
Sep 15SUPracer The Ultras: When, Where and How to Follow the SUP 11 City Tour
Sep 15ICF Vold Recognised With Fair Play Award
Sep 14Badfish SUP Rivershred Review With Mike Tavares
Sep 14Paddle Into Fitness PIF Master Trainer Spotlight Sara Washburn
Sep 14SUP International App World Tour Announce Stop #3 of the App World Surfing Tour in Barbados
Sep 14Trak Blog Introducing the New TRAK 2020 Collection
Sep 14SUP International 2020 Starboard Pro – New Model High Performance Surf Paddleboard
Sep 14SUP International 2019 SUP11 City Tour – Day 2
Sep 14Jackson Kayak Largemouth Lessons
Sep 14WaterTurtle Summer Windsurfing
Sep 14Jackson Kayak Class II Gets a Bad Rap
Sep 14SUP Connect APP Announces Barbados as New Stop for Surfing Tour
Sep 13TotalSUP Stand Up Paddle Guide to Osaka by the APP World Tour
Sep 13American Rivers Waccamaw River Communities Are Addressing Flooding
Sep 13SUPracer How I paddled 38 hours non-stop and set a bizarre new record
Sep 13Paddle Making c1890 Tyendinaga Mohawk Canoe and Paddles
Sep 13SUP International 2019 SUP11 City Tour – Day 1
Sep 13Hala Safety Third?
Sep 13Kayak Session Herbert River BRAWR Livin’ (Entry #22 Short Film of the Year Awards 2019)
Sep 13SUP International Sup Loutsa SUP Challenge 2019
Sep 13Frogma Sept. 11 - Dust to Deliverance and My Own Story
Sep 12red paddle co A Beginner’s Guide
Sep 12ICF The Greek teenager from Athens 2004 eyes off Tokyo comeback
Sep 12SUP International New SUP for Beginner to Intermediate Paddlers
Sep 12SUP International Paddle Boarding With a Blue Whale
Sep 12ICF Rice regains ocean title while McKenzie springs surprise
Sep 12SUP Connect Casper & Seychelle Win Sprints at NY SUP Open
Sep 12SUP Tonic Wingskate in the Alps: Feat Enzo & Lolo
Sep 12Kayak Session 2019 ICF World Cup Slalom Finals Report, Results, Videos
Sep 1211 City Tour The Non-Stop of 2019 – Written by SUP Racer – Christopher Parker
Sep 12unsponsored Level Six Quick Throw Pro
Sep 12Distressed Mullet What’s in Your First Aid Kit?
Sep 12unsponsored Spade Kayaks – River Runner
Sep 12SUP Connect  Top SUP news story of the week by SUPConnect's Weekly Recap
Sep 11Outdoor Industry Association California Leaves Us in Suspense
Sep 11American Rivers Everything must go! Selling out rivers and clean water.
Sep 11Isle Surf and SUP Limited Edition Board Giveaway 2019
Sep 11International Rafting Federation Risk Managing Commercial Rafting Operations With Mutliple Guide Systems
Sep 11Sea Eagle Labyrinth Canyon in the Sea Eagle FastTrack 385ft
Sep 11SUP International 2020 Naish Javelin - Flatwater Race
Sep 11unsponsored Check out Titan kayaks’ new Nymph kayak
Sep 11Isle Surf and SUP A Guide for Old Surfers: Is There an Age Limit for Surfing?
Sep 11Down Hill Kayaking Running the rapids of The Upper Rio Jimenoa - Part 3
Sep 11TotalSUP Epic Sprint Battles Mark the Opening of the Racing for the New York SUP Open
Sep 11Palm Blogs Jet Ski Surfing in Montreal
Sep 11SUP Connect Aqua Marina Introduces 2020 Inflatable Range
Sep 11Palm Blogs A Northern Norway Adventure
Sep 11iSUPworld Thurso Surf Waterwalker 120 Inflatable SUP In-Depth 2019 Review
Sep 11Down Hill Kayaking Exploring the Lower Rio Blanco in the Dominican Republic - Part II
Sep 11Outdoor Industry Association Free workshop for small and medium outdoor industry brands - Sign up now!!
Sep 11ICF SUP world cup showcases best in the world
Sep 11unsponsored Look at whitewater paddling jacket - Astral Greenjacket LE11
Sep 11TotalSUP APP World Tour 2019: April Zilg and Arthur Arutkin Take the Victory in New York!
Sep 10unsponsored Level Six Ace & King Double Stitched Rand Skirts
Sep 10SUP Connect Arthur Arutkin and April Zilg Claim Distance and Overall Victory in New York
Sep 10ICF Hill and Nixon ready to defend ocean racing world titles
Sep 10unsponsored Himalayan Paddling Top Tips
Sep 10American Rivers A Programmatic Approach to Dam Removal and River Restoration: Cleveland National Forest, CA
Sep 10Naish Casper Steinfath Takes Sprint Race Champion Title at NY SUP Open on His Birthday
Sep 10Jackson Kayak Smallie Paradise
Sep 10Five 2 Nine Productions The Heroes Path Narrative. Jondachi Film.
Sep 10Frogma Unintentional Neil Simon Tribute Weekend
Sep 10Isle Surf and SUP Paddle Boarding the Nation’s Newest National Park
Sep 10Tony Paradise Beating Dorian to the Punch
Sep 10Isle Surf and SUP What’s the Best Time of the Day to Surf?
Sep 10unsponsored Dagger’s recently released new Rewind kayak
Sep 10SUP International Norway Roadtrip
Sep 10ICF Fox and Prskavec Reign Supreme in Prague
Sep 9SUP International NSP Puma Pro Carbon 2020
Sep 9Newfoundland Kayakoholic Post 15 - Is This the Last Club Paddle for the Year?
Sep 9SUPracer Paddlecast #003: Angie Jackson - Injuries, Olympics and Swearing at Buoy Turns
Sep 9SUP Tonic Keahi De Aboitiz Foil Surfing Session 2019
Sep 9ICF Vojtova and Hengst Take Extreme Slalom World Titles
Sep 9SUP International Day 3 of the New York SUP Open
Sep 9Bellyak Five Reasons Bellyaks Are Perfect for Lake Life
Sep 9red paddle co Travel Diaries #31 – SUP to Summit
Sep 9SUPracer Ultra: Follow the Non-Stop SUP 11 City Tour With Live GPS Tracking and at insta Updates
Sep 9Jackson Kayak Bucket List Goals
Sep 9Jackson Kayak Family Fun at the Glenwood Wave With the KelloggShow
Sep 9SUP Tonic Go Foil Winging First Small Waves of the Winter
Sep 9ICF Race for World Cup Glory Wide Open Ahead of Prague Final
Sep 9SUP World Mag Paddle Boarding With Alice in a Woodland Lake
Sep 9SUP World Mag Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga: 10 Benefits to Taking a Class in Your City
Sep 9Traversing Bruce Peninsula National Park Purchases New Lands
Sep 8International Rafting Federation IRF President to Welcome Hundreds to the Inuagural IRF World White Water Summit
Sep 8SUP International Sea Fishing in Paradise
Sep 8SUP World Mag SUP Surfing in Big Sur
Sep 8ICF Fox News: Jessica and Matej Seal 2019 World Cup Slalom Titles
Sep 8SUP International Aqua Marina 2020 Collection



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