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Weekly Recap 11/24/2020

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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. ICF Online SUP Webinar Kickoff Sees Big Turnout

icf webinar kickoff

Heat Score - 63

The International Canoe Federation has hailed the success of the first in a series of online webinars focusing on stand up paddling, with more than 200 people from all over the world logging on to listen to two of the biggest names in the sport. Read more HERE.

 

 

 

 

4. Paddle Boarding Amelia Island, Florida

amelia island simpson birds flying

Heat Score - 73

Amelia Island is to many a unique and somewhat secret gem along the Atlantic coast of northern Florida. The island has a long and rich history being ruled under 8 different flags including France, Spain and yes, a pirate. Read more HERE.

3. 2020 King of the Cut is A-Go

James Casey 2019 King of the Cut 6 credit John OSullivan

Heat Score - 80

In a year where nothing can be taken for granted, SUP Western Australia (SUPWA) is thrilled to confirm the 2020 Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut will go ahead on Saturday 5th December 2020, a 24-kilometre downwind paddle race from Dawesvile Cut to Secret Harbour, about an hour south of Perth. HERE are his words of advice.

2. ICF Impressed By Plans For 2021 SUP World Championships

2021 icf championship preview 1

Heat Score - 88

The International Canoe Federation believes next year’s stand up paddling world championships will be the best ever held, following a site visit to Balatonfured in Hungary. The ICF joined members of the Hungarian Canoe Federation and local organizers on a tour of the venue for the 2021 world championships, and came away impressed by the enthusiasm and the professionalism of the team involved. Here we’ve listed 9 ways you can have fun on a group SUP.

1. 38 Days Afloat: A Trip Through Sweden

erik sander expedition 3.1

Heat Score - 94

In September we shared the story of Erik Sander who ended up paddling his way through almost the entire length of Sweden from lake Akkajaure all the way down to Smygehuk in the very south of Sweden. Total distance on water was 2300 km. Now, Erik has released the first episode from the production that Visit Sweden made from his SUP adventure this summer. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 11 24 2020

Photo via: Erin MacDonald       

Description: Wild and found on the water.

Location: Algonquin Park, Ontario

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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