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Weekly Recap 10/4/2016


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. April Zilg To Defend Title In 2016 Surf To Sound Challenge


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Heat Score - 62

Steadily climbing in the SUP Racer World Rankings, ninth-place April Zilg will defend her championship on home surf in Wrightsville Beach at the 2016 Surf to Sound Challenge, Nov. 4-6. Read more HERE.






4. Paddlers Set To Take On 240km Stand Up Paddle Challenge

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Heat Score - 69

An international team of four men and one woman (including two Algarvians) is paddling down the Spanish Border across Northern Portugal to Porto on stand up paddle boards. They will cross through the beautiful Douro Valley which has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Read more HERE.


3. LiftSUP Handle A Proven Success For Top Paddlers

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Heat Score - 76

As the best stand up paddlers in the world come together to compete in the premiere SUP event of the year, the Pacific Paddle Games, top paddlers in the game, Annabel Anderson and Kelly Margetts, can count on the LiftSUP handle to help them achieve success. More Details HERE.


2. Starboard SUP Moving Towards Sustainability

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Heat Score - 86

In the 2016 Annual Starboard Dealer Meeting held during the first half of this week in San Diego, California, Starboard not only introduced their new products and what to expect for 2017 but also they showcased their move towards becoming a more sustainable company and to make their contribution to keeping our oceans and waterways clean. Read more HERE.

1. Baxter & Appleby Conquer Field (Again) At 2016 Pacific Paddle Games

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Heat Score - 92

Standup paddling’s biggest weekend of the year culminated Sunday with the dramatic final rounds of the 2016 Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life. With the biggest prize in standup paddling on the line, the world’s best paddlers put on a show that will be talked about for months. At the end of the day, it was Connor Baxter and Candice Appleby who were crowned overall champions at #PPG2016 for the second year in a row – each taking home a cool $8,000. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 10 4 2016

Photo via: Brian Mitchell

Description: South Bay Livin'. Redondo Beach ,Ca

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