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Paddler Replaced by Rapid

No, that's not a typo. You can finally play Taps for Paddler, the long-standing member benefit magazine for the American Canoe Association. At it November board meeting, the ACA announced that it will “officially” suspend publishing Paddler and will have Canada’s Rapid Media, spearheaded by Scott MacGregor, satisfy its member magazine benefits...

Metro-Vac Debuts New Rapid-Deployment Pumps

Perfect for Inflatable Kayaks and Stand-Up Paddleboards, Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Company of Suffern, New York, has introduced a new generation of rapid-deployment Magic-Air Electric Inflator/Deflators.

Ka-CHING Redux: Danny Ching Makes it a Clean Sweep in California

It seems that wherever there is a Battle for the Paddle, Danny Ching emerges victorious. In June Ching won both the SUP 10-mile distance race and 5-mile elite race in Waikiki, HI. Now back in his home state of California Ching made it a clean sweep. This past Sunday Ching once again won both the SUP10 mile and 5 mile contests…

Laird Hamilton Puts On A Clinic at Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow

The Outdoor Summer Market Retailer Tradeshow is in full swing this week in Salt Lake City, Utah. PL is on the scene, and yesterday witnessed the open-air demo from Jordanelle Sate Park. Stand-up paddleboards were all the rate at the on-water demo, with appearances by gurus Laird Hamilton, Chuck Patterson and Slater Trout among others.

Super-size Me

Paddling Life is on hand at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Summer Market tradeshow, to bring you not-in-the-industry folk up to speed on what’s going down. First installment: a look at products for the stockier set. Turns out that Morgan Spurlock, whose 30-day McDonald's diet documented the fast-food industry, isn’t the only one going super size. Paddlesport exhibitors are also banking on beefier consumers by churning out products that excel for XLs. Following are a few tipping the scales.

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