Supconnect Weekly Recap, 12/03/2013

SAN DIEGO, California - Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications. If you’ve got anything pressing, impressive, relevant, weird or worth reading to add to the list, don’t be shy to share the scoop via Facebook.




~   HEAT SCORE {40}   ~ SUP Yoga is getting bigger and bolder every year, taking our sport to a wider audience across the world. Every month we get a flurry of amazing pictures submitted to our Photo of the Month competition, which don't always make it onto the site. Today we're changing that, by taking a look at the Best Sup Yoga pictures from 2013. If you needed any evidence of SUP Yoga's international popularity, just take a look at the range of destinations featured. Click to view the Best of SUP Yoga.




~·HEAT SCORE {47}· Aaron Goulding has spent the last six years carving a serious career for himself as a surf, SUP, travel and lifestyle photographer, adding color and unique images to an assortment of the biggest publications around the world. Based in La Jolla where he runs Jag Media Productions, he bides his time between photographing his beautiful homebreaks, celebrities and traveling around the world to shoot at some of the most beautiful destinations. Read the full interview with Aaron Goulding


3. Shane Perrin's 444 Mile Land Paddle


~·HEAT SCORE {50}·~ Shane Perrin, number 7 in the 2013 Supconnect Man of the Year Ratings, is no stranger to extreme paddle events. His impressive list of conquestsis always growing. Recently Shane added another slightly outrageous and physically astounding journey to his resume, completing a 444 mile land paddle from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville Tennessee.

Read the article about Shane Paddling the Natchez Parkway


2. how to improve your paddle technique



~·HEAT SCORE {80}·~ Once you've got the basics of paddling down, the next big step is fine-tuning and optimizing your technique. This doesn't only apply to people interested in racing - it's equally important for all your daily sessions. To speed you all along, we've broken down 5 tips for improving your paddle technique. Click here to read5 Ways To improve Your Paddle Technique.


1. Ocean Minded host 2nd holiday board bash


~·HEAT SCORE {83}·~ Going into their second year hosting this event, the Holiday Board Bash (HBB) has become an annual giveaway celebration for Ocean Minded. The HBB is an online sweepstakes that comes to life during a live broadcast where they'll announce the prize winners, chat with partnering brands, organizations and brand ambassadors, and have an all around, good time! The sweepstakes will be hosted on the Ocean Minded Facebook page and will kick off on Monday,November 11th, and will run until Monday, December 16th at 11:59 PM PST. Once the sweepstakes closes, winners are chosen at random and announced during a 30-minute live broadcast event presented by SUPConnect on Tuesday, December 17th at 6:00pm PST.

To enter, simply follow the link to the Ocean Minded Holiday Board Bash Facebook page.


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