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. Paddle For Your Pal 2018
Heat Score - 66
Lots of charities and organizations out there began due to someone cherished who suffered an illness or a tragedy, so the cause was created. But there’s many out there who suffer, or who are such a small organization they go unnoticed. That’s why I created “Paddle For Your Pal.” Learn more about Paddle For Your Pal HERE.
4. The Sunscreen Dilemma
Heat Score - 71
Life out on the water brings peace to over stimulated and anxious minds. The soothing sound of the water lapping at the board and the soft plunk of the paddle cutting through the surf, can eliminate the stress and tensions of a bad week at work, a fight with a significant other, or the intensity of current events in the news. Read more HERE.
3. Paddle Boarding Amelia Island, Florida
Heat Score - 80
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. Check out all the great places to paddle around Amelia Island HERE.
2. Best Looking Athletic US Coast Guard Certified Lifejackets
Heat Score - 87
We’ve shown you boards, we’ve shown you paddles, and now it’s time we show you one last thing to complete your SUP trio - lifejackets. Take a look at our guide to the best looking USCG certified lifejackets HERE.
1. Red Bull Heavy Water Postponed To 2019
Heat Score - 95
Due to unfavorable swell conditions, Red Bull Heavy Water has been postponed until 2019. The APP thanks everyone involved for their patience and understanding and is looking forward to bringing the world’s best male and female SUP athletes back to San Francisco in 2019 where they will battle a 12km course from Aquatic Park under the iconic Golden Gate bridge concluding with a surf battle and finish at Ocean Beach. Read the full story HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: SUPing down the Orange River between South Africa and Namibia.
Location: Orange River, South Africa
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