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4° Paddle Marathon Laguna Bacalar 2017 Recap

At the end of April the small town of Bacalar, in southern Quintana Roo, Mexico is filled up with cars and trailers loaded with Kayaks, Paddle Boards and Surf Skis. Laguna Bacalar with its crystal clear turquoise water once again was showplace for the Paddle Marathon Laguna Bacalar, one of the toughest paddle races in Mexico.

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2017 La Ventana Classic Raises Over $25K

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!

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9th Annual La Ventana Classic Happening In January

This winter escape to warm weather and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, a somewhat raucous, adventurous and unique windsport/paddle sport event. Set for January 25-29, 2017 in Baja Sur, Mexico, at a stunning event site situated between the azure beauty of the Sea of Cortez and rustic foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range.

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Sean Poynter & Ian Cairns Hosting Ultimate SUP Surf Retreat

If you’re looking to step up your game in SUP surfing and you want to get away for a bit the SUP-Surf Retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico is exactly what you need. Hosted by SUP Pro Sean Pointer and surfing legend Ian Cairns, the retreat is based around a SUP surfing coaching and learning experience that mixes in a 5-star luxurious vacation experience.

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SUPLuxe Package Launches At Punta Mita’s Villa Lunada

Owned by Oregon native and longtime surfer Greg Warnick, the 5,500 square foot, four bedroom beachfront Villa Lunada is located “within the gates” of Mexico’s tony Punta Mita on the Pacific Coast, maintaining a laid-back surf vibe as it sits atop of El Faro, a high quality right point break reminiscent of Malibu.

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Bart de Zwart Releases World SUP Excursion Video

In 2015 SUP expeditioner Bart de Zwart set off on the trip of a lifetime where he traveled around the world in 27 days with friend and photographer Franz Orsi. The twosome flew around the world with inflatable SUPs from Starboard SUP to the corners of the world. Starting the trip off in the Pacific then heading to Asia, Africa, Europe and Central America, de Zwart and Orsi traveled to and met with remote civilizations with strong connections to the water.

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Paddlers Share Stories From Paddle Board Survival Attempt

Before the holidays, we introduced you to two fellas who were attempting a survival challenge in Mexico on their paddle boards. The team recently returned from their challenge and while the outcome wasn’t what they were hoping for, they made it out alive and unscathed. Here is their story:

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Top SUP Destinations For 2015

Where did you travel this year? Was it tropical? Was it on the coast or to a lake? With stand up paddling (SUP) the options are endless as you can take your paddle board on practically any body of water. And with the convenience of inflatables you are able to take your SUP with you wherever you go! With our audience voting for the top SUP destinations in the 2015 Supconnect Polls, here are the top SUP destinations for 2015 voted for and nominated by you and your peers. Check it out:

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Paddle Board Survival Challenge Attempt In Sea Of Cortez

With stand up paddling (SUP) on the rise and the popularity of the sport reaching more people every year, we are seeing expedition paddling climb the ranks as an exciting and adrenaline boosting way to have a good time on your SUP. Expedition paddling has recently garnered the attention of survivalist Joel van der Loon who is planning on including stand up paddling into his next survival attempt which will be a seven-day expedition with no food, limited water and limited gear.

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Escape To Mexico On A SUP Surf & Yoga Retreat

With the wintery chill in the air and lack of sun in many places in the Northern Hemisphere, a getaway will seem like the perfect fix to everything you're missing about summer. Boardworks athlete and SUP Yoga guru Jessica Cichra a.k.a Wave of Wellness is hosting a SUP adventure in Punta Mita, Mexico.

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Largest Hurricane Ever "Patricia" Hitting Mainland Mexico

In just over 48 hours time, Patricia developed from a tropical storm into a category 5 hurricane overnight and just recently has grown even more becoming the "the strongest hurricane on record in the National Hurricane Center's area of responsibility (AOR) which includes the Atlantic and the eastern North Pacific basins," according to a discussion earlier this morning from the National Weather Service Hurricane Center.

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SUP Pictures By Wicked Fotos Surf Photography

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fantastic photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight Ed Dorsett of Wicked Fotos Surf Photography.

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