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. 5 Tips To Improve Your SUP Race Performance
Heat Score - 67
Want to know the key to success when it comes to performing well during a stand up paddle race? Look no further because we've aggregated improvement tips from some of the best SUP racers on the planet. Stepping up your game and performing at a higher level takes more than just a lot of time on the water. Here are the top 5 tips on how you can improve your performance during a SUP race. Read more HERE.
4. What Is River Surfing?
Heat Score - 72
What is river surfing? If you find yourself asking this question then here we have the answer for you! River surfing expert Alex Mauer dives into this question and explains not only what river surfing is but how it differs from surfing in the ocean and more! Read more HERE.
3. 7 SUP Wonders of the World
Heat Score - 85
There are places in this world that are truly something special and stand out above the rest. For standup paddle boarding (SUP) there are such places that deserve recognition and we’re dubbing them the 7 SUP Wonders of the World. Explore more HERE.
2. The Perfect Valentines Date Idea: Paddleboarding
Heat Score - 91
February 14 is the most romantic day of the year, at least according to all lovers of Valentines Day. It’s a day where sparks ignite, love is celebrated and lots and lots of chocolate is consumed. If you’re looking for an awesome date idea to take your loved one on consider standup paddle boarding. Paddle boarding can make the perfect Valentines Day date and here’s why.
1. Fiona Wylde Wins Sunset Beach Pro in Solid Surf
Heat Score - 95
After a dramatic and challenging day of competition, Fiona Wylde has been crowned the Women’s Sunset Beach Pro Champion for 2019. In the lead up to the event, Fiona was looking quietly confidant and self assured in the tricky line-up at Sunset Beach, rapidly gaining respect amongst the local community for her approach, positioning and bravado at this powerful North Shore break. This carried on through the event itself, as Fiona calmly worked her way through the rounds to make the final, and put on a performance to remember, picking off the best waves of the heat and surfing them with speed, power and flow. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Paddling through the smoke on Emerald Lake BC
Location: Emerald Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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