Weekly Recap 1/9/2018


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. Da Hui Backdoor Shootout 2018 Edit

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Heat Score - 69

The SUP discipline at the 2018 Da Hui Backdoor Shootout took place over the weekend in epic conditions and the boys scored at the infamous Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore. All the Hawaiian SUP shredders were there for the event including Kai Lenny, Zane Schweitzer, Kealii Mamala, Tehotu Wong, Pomai Hoapili and Bullet Obra. Watch the edit by Matty Schweitzer HERE.






4. Winter SUP: The Lost Tapes Ep.1

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Heat Score - 74

News from the Stecher Twins; in their new project WINTER SUP - „The Lost Tapes“ The Bavarian Twins dedicate everything to their home and the most beautiful side of the winter. They want to present the sport as well as the beauty of Bavaria and their hometown Kaufbeuren including the best SUP spots through a four-part online video series. Watch the video HERE.


3. How To Layer Up For Cold Water Paddling

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Heat Score - 82

Why chose a drysuit over a wetsuit in cold water paddling? To put it simply, a drysuit is designed for longer periods of exposure in colder conditions. The layering beneath the drysuit is key though, so here are some suggestions on how to layer up before you paddle out in the cold water. Check out the tips HERE.


2. Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves

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Heat Score - 91

Most people believe that to improve your paddling, all you have to do is practice. Stand up paddling requires high amounts of stamina, energy and muscle function. Without them, this can mean the difference between missing the best waves of the day and winning the competition. Check out the tips HERE.

1. Places to Visit in 2018

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Heat Score - 97

Planning on getting in a few trips in 2018? Well, lucky for you there are countless locations and destinations that are a stand up paddler’s dream. We’ve compiled a few places where you’re bound to have a blast at with beautiful scenery surrounding you. Check out the destinations HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 1 9 2018

Photo via: Chantal Clarke

Description: Bora Bora’s famed jelly blue waters did not disappoint when we explored the lagoon over 7 sun-drenched day’s of SUP & sail.

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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