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Weekly Recap 9/27/16

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

SUP 11 City Tour: A Truly Extraordinary Race | Interview With Siri Schubert

The 11 Cities SUP Tour is such a unique and extraordinary race. Athletes experience the ultimate challenge as they paddle 220 kilometers (136 miles) in five days with weather conditions varying from windless, beautiful and sunny to cold, rainy and stormy. Besides the ultimate challenge the SUP 11-City Tour is also an unique experience. Here, podium finisher Siri Schubert reflects on the race and shares her thoughts in an interview. Check it out!

Biggest Week In SUP Hits North America

With the stand up paddle season winding down for North America there’s no better way than to close out the season with a bang. Over the next week or so, a few of the biggest events in stand up paddle boarding (SUP) will hit the West Coast of North America all in the span of a week. Here they are:

Touring Copenhagen On SUP

Enjoying the last Summer days here in Europe - why not going on another SUP city trip? Welcome to Copenhagen – one of the most exciting cities in Europe with a lot of bikes, delicious ice cream as well as casual house boats next to modern skyscrapers. Join our Fanatic riders Paulina Herpel, Phine Scheibe and Kai-Nicolas Steimer exploring Denmark´s capital city on their brand new Fanatic inflatable SUPs.

Weekly Recap 9/20/16

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

RedBull Heavy Water 2016 - Behind The Scenes Safety Prep

The RedBull Heavy Water event is not going to be for the faint of heart and only the best stand up paddle racers in the world were invited due to the hazardous conditions. The folks at the Waterman League who are helping to put on this event met up with a few key people from these departments to hear more about just what the riders will face and what they are doing to be ready. Check it out.

Caribbean Multi-Sport Adventure & SUP Certification Being Offered In USVI

ACA certified instructor trainers Matt Hite and Julie Roach are bringing their expertise to the U.S.V.I., St. John this January 21-28, 2017. Seven days of adventure on an island that is 7,000 acres of national park land in the month of January with crystal clear warm winter swells! Sounds inviting right? Best of all, they’re asking you to join them!

Red Bull TV Releases The Ultimate Waterman 2016 TV Series

International surf event, The Ultimate Waterman, will be beaming into millions of homes around the globe on Red Bull TV from today. Filmed in New Zealand, the three-part series captures the grueling nine-day, multi-discipline competition, which seeks to find The Ultimate Waterman (TUW) from among some of the world’s finest athletes.

Weekly Recap 9/13/2016

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

Aqua-Bound Introduces The Malta Stand Up Paddle

Aqua-Bound has introduced a new paddle this month, the Malta SUP paddle. This marks the company’s first investment into high-end, composite stand-up paddles. The Malta is designed to be a top-of-the-line choice for paddlers who appreciate lightweight performance in a paddle.

New And Improved Courses Announced For 2016 Pacific Paddle Games

Course maps for the second annual Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life have been set and include some exciting new updates from last year’s inaugural event.  The preeminent paddling event, offering a $60,000 prize purse, will take place at Doheny State Beach, a California State Park in Dana Point, Sept 30 through Oct. 2.

Red Paddle Co. Unleashes The Dragon At Surf Expo

Red Paddle Co., have announced the launch of the world’s first Dedicated Global Team Racing Concept – the Red Dragon. Mixing the intensity of SUP racing with the camaraderie of team spirit, the four-person Red Dragon marks the evolution of competitive SUP team racing and was exclusively available to view at the Surf Expo this week!

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