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. 2017 NZ SUP National Championships Bring Together Nearly 300 Paddlers
Heat Score - 67
New Zealand's elite distance and race paddlers came together for the national championships of stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) at Orewa Beach this weekend. Read more about the weekend HERE.
4. The Story Behind the Best Watersports Stereo
Heat Score - 73
We know that the Fusion StereoActive is arguably the best sound system for the watersports market, but do you know the behind-the-scenes story of how it all came to be? Read more about the paddle initiative HERE.
3. OR Announces Expanded Paddlesports Initiative for Summer 2017
Heat Score - 78
Outdoor Retailer is pleased to announce an enhanced paddle initiative with new experiences to be introduced at Summer Market, July 26-29, 2017. In addition to the Open Air Demo returning to Jordanelle, there will be new clinics, education programs and networking sessions available to help drive consumer engagement and sales. Read more about the paddle initiative HERE.
2. Freitas & Black Claim Overall Victory at 2017 Maui Pro-Am
Heat Score - 88
World-class conditions aligned with the world’s fastest standup paddle racers for another paramount display of APP World Tour competition, as the first race event of 2017 got underway. Read about the eventful weekend HERE.
1. Chris Bertish Completes Transatlantic SUP Crossing
Heat Score - 99
Against all odds he did it. On March 9, 2017, Chris Bertish completed his 93-day, solo and unsupported expedition across the Atlantic Ocean on a stand up paddle board. Read more about this incredible accomplishment HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Scott Harper
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