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Weekly Recap - 2/03/2015

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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. SUP Event With Largest Purse, Registration Now Open 

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Heat Score - 69

The 2015 Payette River Games have officially opened the gates for athletes to register for their event, June 19-21 at Kelly's Whitewater Park. Details here.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Tiki Team Talk With Sean Poynter

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Heat Score - 75

Starboard SUP just recently launched a new series called "Tiki Team Talk." The Tiki Talk is a close and exclusive interview with International Riders. This month they feature Sean Poynter. Check out the feature here.

 

3. Paddle Boarding Among Icebergs - The Full Story

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Heat Score - 82

Last week we shared an insane video shot in the iceberg ridden Lake Michigan. We now have the full story and video courtesy of filmmaker Seth Haley. Read the story and watch the video here.

 

2. Sunset Beach Pro 2015 Event Preview

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Heat Score - 88

It is that time of year again, and the Stand Up World Tour will kick off at the end of next week with the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro, followed by the Sunset Beach Pro on the 10th February out here on Oahu’s Fabled North Shore. See the preview here.

 

1. Apalachicola River Expedition

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Heat Score - 95

Gabriel Gray, and expedition paddle boarder, took an expedition trip with Boardworks teammate Jessica Cichra and professional photographer, Desiree Gardner, on their stand up paddle boards down the Apalachicola River to help raise awareness for our Nation's rivers.  Read about the expedition here.

 

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Leandro Cargnin

Description: 6 month pregnant and still paddling!!

 

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect monthly photo contest

 

 

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