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. Jamie Mitchell To Compete In The Ultimate Waterman
Heat Score - 68
Australian Jamie Mitchell will line-up against the world’s best watermen in a quest to win the 2016 Ultimate Waterman title. Mitchell will join eight other athletes from around the world, including fellow countryman and waterman Mark Visser, in New Zealand from the 12-20 March, 2016. They’ll compete in eight surf disciplines to decide who is the best overall waterman. Read more about the event and see the other invitees HERE.
4. TriSUP Triathlon Series Launches In United Kingdom
Heat Score - 74
The triSUP series is the ultimate alternative triathlon series, which replaces the traditional swim leg with a ‘SUP’ (stand up paddle board). Participants will therefore SUP, Ride and Run. SUPing has seen massive growth in recent years and is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Read more details HERE.
3. 5 Reasons To Stand Up Paddle Your Way To A Fit Body
Heat Score - 80
Stand Up Paddling is a good work out that keeps you active and fit. Did you know Stand Up Paddling even beats your gym? Once you have read the five reasons below you will never want to skip a paddle-session for a work-out in the gym anymore! Check it out HERE.
2. 5 Ways SUP Yoga Can Enrich Your Daily Life
Heat Score - 86
SUP Yoga is on the rise and the crossover of the two sports (stand up paddling and yoga) is reaching the masses. Here, Aubrey Renee, a lover of SUP Yoga and stand up paddling shares five ways that SUP Yoga can enrich your daily life. Take a look HERE.
1. Invitees For Pipeline SUP Invitational Announced
Heat Score - 92
The Waterman League is proud to announce the athletes selected for the Pipeline Invitational, together with alternates. With the focus on showcasing Hawaii born talent at what is Hawaii's most iconic wave, here is the shortlist of 10 athletes selected for the Pipeline Invitational in memory of Duke Kahanamoku. See the invitees HERE.
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