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Weekly Recap - 10/07/2014

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. Kaneko Joins SIC Global

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Heat Score - 69

SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) is proud to announce that SIC Japanese Regional Team rider Kenny Kaneko has been promoted to the SIC Global Team. Read more here!  

 

4. New Hybrid SUP

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Heat Score - 74 

Mat Pendle has created the world’s very first half epoxy and half inflatable standup paddle surfboard, called the Pendleboard. Learn more here.

 

 

3. Slingshot reveals 2015 Line

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Heat Score - 80

Slingshot introduces their 2015 standup paddling products line up and it looks amazing! Check it out! See the collection here

 

 

2. Battle Of The Paddle Recap

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Heat Score - 87

The 2014 Battle of the Paddle happened over the weekend and it was nothing short of amazing. There was excitement, heartbreaks, board-breakage, and more as mother nature provided the event with amazing weather. Read more here

 

 

1. Perrin talks New Record

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Heat Score - 95

Last week we reported that Glide SUP athlete Shane Perrin would attempt the World Record for longest paddle in 24 hours. After his successful attempt, we had a quick chat with Shane to talk a little bit about his new world record. Read the interview here.

 

Athlete Of The Week: 

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Aside from choosing the obvious winners of the event, we decided to choose Connor Baxter. Throughout the event, Connor was challenging all of us to ask the question of sportsmanship and how important do we think sportsmanship is for the sport. For this, we name him athlete of the week.

 

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Gerry Broom

Description: Strength in stillness. photo credit SUPfit

 

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

 

 

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