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Weekly Recap 10/13/2020

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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. Paddle Boarding Grenada Island

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Heat Score - 65

‘The Spice Isle’, as Grenada’s affectionately known, isn’t one of the first Caribbean islands you think of when talking about water sports. Grenada sits towards the bottom end of the West Indian archipelago, quietly awaiting your arrival. Learn more HERE.

 

 

 

 

4. How To: Install Fin on Threaded Fin Box

install threaded fin

Heat Score - 73

Our friends over at Pau Hana Surf Supply know a thing or two when it comes to standup paddling. They build and design some of the best paddle boards on the market and have tons of knowledge to share. Here, the team put together a nice tutorial on how to install a fin for an inflatable board with a threaded fin box. Check it out HERE.

3. Tips for Paddle Boarding in the Dark

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Heat Score - 82

One of the greatest joys of stand up paddling is the versatility; you can get out during the day, which is often the way to go for most people. But, if you want to experience the water calmness and the evening air, not to mention see all the marine species that come out at dark, then you may need to consider standup paddling at night. Read more HERE.

2. Paris SUP Open Officially Cancelled for 2020

paris sup open 2018

Heat Score - 88

With increasing restrictions on mass gatherings and sporting events in Paris as a result of a rapid surge in cases in the metropolitan area, local organizers and the APP have been left with no choice but to cancel this year's edition of the Nautic Paddle and broader Paris SUP Open stop of the APP World Tour. More details HERE.

1. Paddle Boarder Dies In Colorado Reservoir

colorado paddleboard death

Heat Score - 97

According to a report from 9news on Sunday, October 11, two standup paddle boarders were paddling at the Chatfield Reservoir in Colorado when high winds created unruly conditions causing the paddle boarders distress. One of the paddlers made it to shore safely however the other paddler had fallen off their board and went under the water. More details HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Jean McBroom          

Description: Mid morning reflections on a Bow Lake Banff National Park, Alberta.

Location: Bow Lake Banff

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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