Just like parents who want to make sure that their teens are headed in the right direction, SUP race organizers are indicating their desire to keep the competition honest and fair.
This past weeked Candice Appleby took command of the River Rock race and came out on top wining a $3500 prize which equalled the top men's prize won by Chase Kosterlitz. Some are super stoked about this equal pay out while others are still debating the issue.
Stand up paddle is still such a new sport that Boardworks thought it would be really fun to create a venue for people to share what they are doing so that everyone can be entertained and inspired to try new tricks. Get your moves in as soon as possible because the first place prize will be a new Mini Mod sup board (any size) and Kelvar paddle.
Last week just before the Battle of the Paddle "Supconnect Live" (a live stand up paddle webcast) was able to bring many of the best stand up paddlers in the world to the Supconnect Headquarters for great conversations and insight. Now you can watch this treasured collection over and over again!
After 2 months of nominations and voting, the Supconnect community chooses Jamie Mitchell as SUP Man of the Year 2012. ·He joins Chuck Patterson, 2010 SUP Man of the Year, and Antoine Delpero, 2011 SUP Man of the Year as somone who will be remembered forever as one of the greats in the sport.
The Wake Up SUP Show is fired up and preparing the stage today for the ever impressive Connor Baxter. It is going to be quite a conversation as the 2011 Battle of the Paddle Champions, Connor and Candice, discuss their thoughts about the 2012 BOP as it is only days away.