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. Provisional Schedule for 2021 APP World Tour Announced
Heat Score - 63
The APP World Tour is proud to announce its provisional schedule for the 2021 season that will once again bring the World's best SUP Athletes together for what promises to be a dramatic year of action hosted in some of the World's most high profile Cities and exotic venues. More details HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding Oregon, U.S.A
Heat Score - 71
Located in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Oregon boasts a large collection of bodies of water and a myriad of environmental conditions to accompany them. What this means to a paddler is that flexibility in destinations, and knowing where the hidden gems are located, can make the difference between a picturesque day paddle and a grueling seven mile upwind grind back to your vehicle. Read more HERE.
3. Winter SUPing: How To Stay Warm In Frigid Temperatures
Heat Score - 79
As winter settles rubber thickens and sessions tend to get shorter. After surfing for over 10 years on frigid water (literally frigid) Igor Goni has managed to basket some tricks here and there which have helped him extend his time in the water regardless the season. Here are some tips on how to stay warm while stand up paddling in frigid temperatures. Read more HERE.
2. Helpful Tips To Keep Your Paddleboard In Great Condition
Heat Score - 87
If you want to keep your paddleboard looking and performing at its best for as long as possible, it is important to not only keep it clean and store it out of the sun, but prevent it from getting dented and cracked as well. Read more HERE.
1. Scientist Paddles 27 miles for Surfrider Foundation
Heat Score - 93
On October 3, 2020 marine scientist and ocean conservationist Anupa Asokan paddled and completed the 27 mile SUP across Santa Monica Bay to raise money for the Surfrider Foundation and bring awareness to some ocean issues. Anupa ended up raising over $10,000 for the cause. We caught up with Anupa to talk about what inspired her to complete this trip, her planning/prep, unexpected encounters and more! Check out our interview with Anupa HERE.
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