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. Werner Paddles Releases SUP Surf-Specific Paddle
Heat Score - 78
Why would a paddle designed for race, or versatile use be expected to perform at a high level in the surf? Werner Paddles has invested in the wave rider and has been working long and hard to develop a paddle suited just for SUP surfing. Their result: The Rip Stick. Learn about the Rip Stick HERE.
4. 5 Tips To Improve Your SUP Race Performance
Heat Score - 86
Want to know the key to success when it comes to performing well during a stand up paddle race? Look no further because we've aggregated improvement tips from some of the best SUP racers on the planet. Stepping up your game and performing at a higher level takes more than just a lot of time on the water. Here are the top 5 tips on how you can improve your performance during a SUP race.
3. Final Week To Vote & Nominate In The 2015 Supconnect Polls
Heat Score - 89
Competition is definitely intensifying as we reach only 7 days left in the voting for the 2015 Supconnect Polls. With more and more votes coming in each day, lead changes in the categories are changing daily. We have some really great entries for each category with Photo of the Year, Journey of the Year and Destination of the Year being among the top categories for participation and voting....Vote and Nominate HERE.
2. 2015 Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide
Heat Score - 94
Can you believe 2015 is almost over?! With the holidays right around the corner, it's time to think about getting something awesome for the SUP'er in your life so here at Supconnect, we've put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market. Check out the Gift & Gear Guide HERE.
1. Crazy Or Courageous: Man Attempting To Cross The Atlantic On A SUP
Heat Score - 99
In January 2016 Nicolas Jarossay, a 38 year-old French paddler, will be making an attempt to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean, solo and unsupported, on a stand up paddle board. Jarossay plans to paddle over 2,500 miles (4500 kms)over two to three months, from Cape Verde to Martinique. Learn more about Jarossay and his upcoming adventure HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Samo Laharnar
Description: Nature on fire ... wonderful November days on calm intermittent Lake Cerknica
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