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. Stand Up For The Cure, 2014
Heat Score - 70
Standup for the Cure’s Third annual fundraising event scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at Newport Dunes in Newport Beach, California is on target to have over 1,000 participants support the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. It's set to be bigger and more colorful than ever before.
Click here to see and read more about Stand Up For The Cure in 2014.
4. Casper Steinfaith's Big Win
Image: On It Pro
Heat Score - 76
On Saturday March 8th, 2014, Naish’s Casper Steinfath took a break from chasing solid swell along Northern California’s coastline to accumulate a gold finish at the 5th Annual Mongoose Cup. The Mongoose Cup was Casper’s first race of the 2014 season, and his stellar performance left little to the imagination.
Click here to read the full story.
3. 'SUP For Fun' Moments
Image: Chad Holmes
Heat Score - 79
There are plenty of reasons to get into stand up paddling - fitness, community involvement, personal challenge, getting a natural tan. Whatever works for you. But at the very heart of this sport, deeper than any competitor's drive to win and more compelling than anyone's desire to sculpt the abs of a Greek God, is the glue that binds us all together - fun.
Click here to see our photo gallery dedicated to SUP'ing for fun.
2. SUPAA's Big Announcement
Heat Score - 84
We are happy to announce that SUPAA and the leading board manufacturers in the world have agreed to establish stand up paddle board restrictions. This is an important milestone to help ensure our sport continues positive and inclusive growth. Continue reading to find out why we are creating restrictions and what to expect from this development.
Click here to read the full announcement.
1. Paddle For Second Chance
Heat Score - 91
Paddle Second Chance (formerly Paddle Fenwick) is pleased to announce the second annual Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) board day of fun racing and fund raising for a worthy cause Operation Second Chance (OSC). OSC is a non-profit 501c organization committed to serving our wounded combat veterans and their families’ recovery and transition back to active duty or into civilian life. They truly do amazing work and have impacted countless wounded heroes’ lives.
Click here to read more about Paddle For Second Chance, 2014.
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