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. Who Will Be The Ultimate Waterman In 2017?
Heat Score - 64
Eight of the world’s best will return to New Zealand in April to compete for the coveted title of The Ultimate Waterman. Now into its third year, this unique event will push the athletes to the brink as they travel and compete in some of the most challenging, yet spectacular conditions in New Zealand. Read more HERE.
4. 2017 La Ventana Classic Raises Over $25K
Heat Score - 71
At the end of January the annual event, the La Ventana Classic, hit the shores and waters of Baja Sur, Mexico to throw a killer event that is fun for everyone, but also to raise money for the local community. In 2017 the event was able to raise $25,000 USD for local students! Read more about the 2017 event HERE.
3. The Man Pushing Professional Paddle Boarding
Heat Score - 77
Tristan Boxford is a man on a mission. The Hawaiian-based CEO, formerly a professional windsurfer, is now focused on growing paddle boarding worldwide through his exciting new enterprise – the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP). Read more HERE.
2. APP World Tour Breakdown - What To Know
Heat Score - 85
Get the 2017 Sunset Beach Pro preview, logistics for the new APP World Tour for both Surfing and Racing events, and find out how you can participate in the events and compete at the highest level. Learn more HERE.
1. SUP Surfing Mistakes To Avoid
Heat Score - 91
Mistakes are inevitable, they happen to the best of us so in order to give you a jumpstart and get you some insight on what you should avoid while SUP surfing we’ve chatted with some of the best in the business to give you some tips. Check it out HERE.
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