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Weekly Recap 10/24/2017

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Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the Top 5 biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. If you’ve got anything newsworthy, weird or worth reading about, don’t be shy to share the scoop with us via e-mail. 

5. How To Choose Gear For SUP Yoga

 

dashama sup yoga starboard inflatable

 

Heat Score - 66

As one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement Dashama Gordon knows a thing or two about Yoga and paddle boarding. Some of her credentials include: hosting Yoga and SUP Yoga retreats around the world; having her own SUP Yoga board made by Starboard; and being a contributor to several media outlets. To help others connect with this exciting new discipline and to help them grow through it, we’ve picked Dashama’s brain for some tips on choosing the right gear for SUP Yoga. Here is what she had to say. Read HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Paddle Boarding Rocky Hammock, Florida At Florida Outdoor Experience

chiefland florida destination

Heat Score - 71

Florida Outdoor Experience (F.O.E.)is located in a small settlement between Chiefland, Florida and Cedar Key, Florida along part of Florida’s West Coast that is known as “The Nature Coast.” With F.O.E.’s close proximity to miles of undeveloped Gulf Coast line, the Suwannee River, and several natural springs, F.O.E. has become one of Florida’s prime destinations for stand up paddle boarders. This is one of the few places that you can experience Florida’s natural beauty; the way it was 100 years ago. Read more HERE.

 

3. 20 Of Our Favorite Female Pro SUP Instagrams

best female sup instagram

Heat Score - 83

So long Facebook, hello Instagram! Here are 20 of the best female professional paddlers worth following on Instagram. View NOW.

 

2. Steinfath Wins Red Bull Heavy Water in 10-15ft Surf

casper steinfath red bull heavy water 2017 winner

Heat Score - 91

The World’s best male stand up paddle boarders all gathered on October 20, 2017 for one of the biggest races of the year: the Red Bull Heavy Water. In it’s second annual event the Red Bull Heavy Water provided paddlers the opportunity to win the biggest payout in the history of SUP: $20,000 to the first place finisher. Read more HERE.

1. Women of SUP Stand Up for Equality

women stand up for equality

Heat Score - 99

The women of stand up paddling are silent no longer. They are coming together and standing up for equality and bringing awareness to the issue of women and men being treated unequally in our sport. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 10 24 17

Photo via: Krista Patterson

Description: Headed out to the water with an inflatable in Tri-Cities, WA.

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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