Weekly Recap - 09/02/2014

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. Noah yap's sup highlights


Heat Score - 73

Check out this edit of Noah Yap getting progressive and pushing the limits of standup paddle surfing. Watch here.


4. Beau Nixon's sup adventure


Heat Score - 76

Beau Nixon takes us on an awesome SUP adventure to discover the natural beauty of a river that is etched in Australian history. Watch here.


3. new sup-specific travel site

Geli Kientzl

Heat Score - 81

The SUP Travel Company, a travel organization focused solely on providing high-quality vacation package experiences for people who love to stand up paddleboarding has just launched. Learn more here.



2. regulation of sup surfing?


Heat Score - 89

Safesurfhawaii.com, a website dedicated to safe and fair sharing of Hawaii’s surf zone resources, launched an effort to regulate the use of SUPs in certain lineups in Hawaii. Learn more here



1. Laird shoots malibu pier


Heat Score - 98

On Tuesday night as the sizable swell courtesy of Hurricane Marie filled in on the Southern California coastline, Laird Hamilton did the unthinkable and shot the Malibu pier on his standup paddleboard. Watch videos here


Athlete Of The Week: 

Laird Hamilton to Join Puma Racing Team in Spain - 1


Laird Hamilton, waterman extraordinaire, took the cake this week when he shot the Malibu Pier numerous times on his SUP, not to mention in large surf, a feat which takes skill and expertise. 


Photo Of The Week


Photo via: Scott Hustins

Description: Paddling the crystal clear waters of the Beautiful British Virgin Islands.


If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect monthly photo contest



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