Weekly Recap - 06/09/2015


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. GPS Speedometer Released For SUP Racing Market

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Heat Score - 68

Maui-based performance instrument maker, Velocitek, has announced the release of the Makai, a board-mounted GPS speedometer and training tool for SUP. See details about the new tool here.






4. Zane Schweitzer Wins Sapinus Pro Tahiti In Exciting Finish

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Heat Score - 76

After an action-packed day in Tahiti Zane Schweitzer secured a well deserved victory at the 2015 #SapinusPro Tahiti and moves into 2nd overall in the World Ratings. Read more about the final day and see highlights here.


3. Summer SUP Fun On A Longboard Shape

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Heat Score - 82

Supconnect contributor Haywood Newkirk dives into teaching us all about longboard shapes on our stand up paddle boards and how to get started sup surfing on one. Check it out here!


2. How To Catch A Wave On Your SUP

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Heat Score - 90

So you've mastered the basics and you're ready to catch yourself a wave. SUP Surf master Sean Poynter gives us the know-how on how to catch a wave on our SUPs. See his tips below.

1. The Top Must-Do Downwinders On Your SUP


Heat Score - 99

As we sit in the heat of downwind season we've decided to compile a list of the top must-do downwinders around the world. We teamed up with the crew at SIC Maui who've built some of the best downwind boards on the market, so they know a thing-or-two about a good downwind run when they see it. See the top must-do downwind runs here.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Mery SUP Bariloche

Description: Paddling peace in Patagonia, in Bariloche with Patagonia SUP.


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