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. Top Reasons You Need An Inflatable SUP
Heat Score - 68
Stand up paddle boarding is climbing in popularity around the world and becoming readily accessible to anyone and everyone. There are tons of different types of boards to choose from: race boards, surf boards, all-rounders, touring boards, and of course the inflatables. Read more HERE.
4. Surprise Results Take Over 32nd Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest
Heat Score - 75
The 32nd Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest was one for the books as stand up paddle surfers and racers took to the waters in Santa Cruz, California. The 10k Pro Elite race for both the men and women were the talk of the weekend as the results had everyone buzzing. Check out the recap from the weekend HERE.
3. Casper Steinfath Successfully Paddles From Denmark to Norway
Heat Score - 81
Entering the icy waters at 1 AM with his Naish Maliko 14’0”, Casper Steinfath set off for redemption with the Viking Crossing 2.0. Read more on this historic crossing HERE.
2. Spring 2018 Gear Guide
Heat Score - 85
The sun is starting to shine, ice is melting and spring is starting to peek it’s head around the corner. With temperatures rising and waterways defrosting into lakes and rivers again, it’s time to start getting geared up and ready to get back on the water and out of the winter hibernation. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, accessories, and of course boards for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2018 Spring paddle boarding season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone! Check it out HERE.
1. Paddle Boarding Tam Giang Lagoon, Vietnam
Heat Score - 94
Hue city is renowned for being one of Vietnam’s imperial cities with a unique landscape with the west being mountainous and the east so blue with the ocean. One of the more picturesque sights is Pha Tam Giang (Tam Giang Lagoon). Tam Giang Lagoon attracts lots of visitors to come and witness its legendary sunset when the sky turns purple with red-yolk sun going down and fishing boats sailing home. Read more about this destination HERE.
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