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. Naish Brings Back Domestic Racer Program
Heat Score - 68
It’s no hidden secret that top-of-the-line race boards often come with a hefty price tag, and for aspiring SUP racers and non-sponsored athletes, this can often mean settling for lower performing boards or a big dent in the savings account. Thanks to Naish, paddlers can once again ride elite race boards while saving some pennies with their Domestic Racer Program. Learn more HERE.
4. Records Smashed at 2017 King of the Cut
Heat Score - 73
Race records have been smashed at the sixth Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut with the fastest eight male competitors all beating the previous fastest time for the 24km downwind race in Mandurah, Western Australia over the weekend. Read all about the 2017 event HERE.
3. Kody Kerbox's Paddle Plan and Cross Training
Heat Score - 84
Last week we caught up with SIC Maui Athlete Kody Kerbox about his paddle plan, cross training habits, and diet. This week we are diving deeper. Check out what Kody had to say about his training routine HERE.
2. Supconnect Polls 2017 Winners Announced
Heat Score - 86
After a month-long period of nominating and voting for your SUP favorites of 2017 the final winners for the 2017 Supconnect Polls are here! So without further ado, here are the winners for the Supconnect Polls 2017.
1. Why SUP is an Ideal Sport for Seniors
Heat Score - 95
When it comes to seniors, exercises like paddle boarding, which can be adapted to all levels, are especially important to pursue, because bone and muscle loss can lead to frailty, falls and fractures. Moreover, heart disease and many types of cancer, which can often be prevented by a healthy lifestyle, tends to be more prevalent in those aged over 65. Read more HERE.
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