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Weekly Recap 2/7/2017

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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. A Look Back at 2016 Chattajack

 

chattajack 2016 video

 

Heat Score - 67

Following the 2016 Chattajack (held in October), one participant edited together an incredible video highlighting the race and one’s journey and dedication to take part in it. Have a look at the documentary-style video HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

4. 5 Tips For First Time SUP Racers

2015 race the lake cover

Heat Score - 76

When preparing for your very first SUP race it's important to be prepared and know what to expect from your first experience. To give you some insight on what you need to do to get ready for your first paddle board race, we caught up with some of the best SUP racing pros out there to get you some tips. Here are the top five tips for first time SUP racers.

 

3. How To Catch A Wave On Your Stand Up Paddle Board

sean poynter how to catch a wave photo ben thouard

Heat Score - 88

So you've mastered the basics and you're ready to catch yourself a wave. SUP Surf master Sean Poynter gives us the know-how on how to catch a wave on our SUPs. See his tips HERE.

 

2. APP World Tour Announces Athletes for 2017

app world tour athletes girls race start

Heat Score - 91

The newly formed Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) announces a big-name line-up for its 2017 APP World Tour, an amalgamation of the Stand Up World Series and the Stand Up World Tour. Read more HERE.

1. SIC Maui Signs Seychelle Hattingh and Kody Kerbox

seychelle team sic

Heat Score - 95

Seychelle Hattingh and Kody Kerbox have signed on to SIC’s Global Team, joining existing teammates Lina Augaitis, Caio Vaz, Andrea Moller, Livio Menelau, Jeremy Riggs and moving from the National Team to the Global Team, former Olympian Tamas Buday. More details HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 2 7 2017

Photo via: Abraham Shouse

Description: Dolphins interested in a hydrofoil, eco SUP & bamboo paddle, what could be cooler than that?! Photo taken by Donica via SSMedia. 

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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