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. Surf Expo Announces Venue Change For Demo Day
Heat Score - 66
Surf Expo, the largest and longest running watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow, announced today their Demo Day on September 6, 2017 will be held at a new location, Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake in Orlando, Florida, less than 10 miles from the Orange County Convention Center. More details HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding in Algonquin Park, Canada
Heat Score - 72
You pass by floating greens and thick trees. You feel the soft currents beneath your board. And you spot wildlife peeking through the leaves, only to disappear in a blur of fur and twitchy ears. This isn’t your average SUP adventure, and that’s the point. Learn more about this gorgeous destination HERE.
3. Couple Builds SUPs From Plastic Bottles For Europe Expedition
Heat Score - 79
This World Ocean’s Day two teachers will complete the 1st of 12 marathons on their homemade stand up paddle board (SUP) made out of plastic bottles. Read all about it HERE.
2. The Benefit Of Training Indoors
Heat Score - 85
Between wind, weather, chop, swell, no babysitter, working too many hours and missing daylight, and a plethora of other reasons, sometimes the day just doesn’t allow for getting on the water. So, while we can accept the fact that indoor SUP training definitely is not as stress-relieving and euphoric as actually being on the water, it does have quite a few benefits. And when done appropriately, can be affordable AND highly effective. Read more HERE.
1. Best Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards 2017
Heat Score - 96
After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 70+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best inflatable stand up paddle board 2017 models. These are designated by the "A" grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). See the best inflatables of 2017 HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Abraham Herrera
Description: Deep in the jungles of the Cuyabeno Faunistic Reserve. Paddling among pink dolphins and the biggest biodiversity concentration in the world. The best way to explore this flooded jungles.
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