Weekly Recap - 11/18/2014

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. ISA Championships Headed To Mexico


Heat Score - 67

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to announce that the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) will be held in Sayulita, Mexico from May 10th to the 17th. Read more here.



4. Opinion: Paddleboard Aloha


Heat Score - 75 

Have the next generation of paddlers forgotten the meaning of Aloha or even been taught the meaning? Mike Dobbins explores his ideas on the matter. Read here.



3. Final Day at Location X, Morocco


Heat Score - 81


It was a picture perfect ending to what has been an amazing event here in Morocco as the last 4 battled it out in pristine groomed surf that saw the highest scores of the contest posted in the last 4 heats (semis, consolation finals and finals). Read the recap here.




2. Kai Lenny Charges Jaws 


Heat Score - 89

Kai Lenny gains nominations into Billabong XXL Awards for Ride of the Year for charging at Jaws on November 11, 2014. Watch the video here.



1. Wounded warriors Denied On Veterans Day


Heat Score - 99

The Wounded Warriors Project was almost shut down on Veteran’s Day when trying to go surfing. Read more here.


Photo Of The Week


Photo via: Michael McGann

Description: Mike McGann, owner of 27 North Paddles seeks some shelter during one of the summer's best swells in Florida. Photo by Adam Byerly.


Athlete of the Week


Photo: Brandi Gomez


Sean Poynter has been on fire and recently took out his second Standup World Tour win in a row at Location X, Morocco last week. Prior to his win in Morocco, Sean took 1st place at the La Torche Pro, France over a very fierce field of competitors. He ends the 2014 season on a high note, and for that, we name him this week's athlete of the week.


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



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