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Weekly Recap 2/23/2016

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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. Two Paddlers Brave The Cold For A SUP Adventure In NorwayLars Jacobsen 0404

 

Heat Score - 68

Fanatic riders Kai-Nicolas Steimer and Lena Albrecht went on a unique SUP trip last month: Norway in January at around minus 21°C with three hours daylight per day. They discovered really special landscapes and spots to explore with their SUPs. See photos and video from their journey HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Zane Schweitzer Charging In Maui & Tahiti

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Heat Score - 72

What do windsurfing, stand up paddle surfing and prone surfing have in common? Zane Schweitzer. Zane Schweitzer is an incredibly talented multisport athlete hailing from the island of Maui. Zane has grown up in the waters off the beautiful island and has grown to excel in a number of watersports including surfing, stand up paddling and windsurfing. Watch the video of Zane in action HERE.

 

3. Learn How To Fix A Leak In Your Aero Inflatable SUP

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Heat Score - 77

Ever fixed a flat tire? Then fixing your SUP will not be a problem at all. Never fixed a flat tire? After reading this SUP-repair article you will be able to as well! Read the article HERE.

 

2. Caio Vaz Takes Victory At 2016 Sunset Beach Pro In Harsh Conditions

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Heat Score - 86

Caio Vaz just seems to go from strength to strength, and has once again found winning form at the 2016 Sunset Beach Pro, his second victory at this iconic break on Oahu's Fabled North Shore. See highlights from the final day of action HERE.

1. How To Install A Fin Into A Stand Up Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 92

If you’ve never installed a fin into a stand up paddle board it can be a bit tricky to figure out. With screws and tools needed with most fin sets it can seem like a complicated process but fear not, the team at Pau Hana SUP have created a simple tutorial on how to install your fin. Here, Todd Caranto, board designer at Pau Hana, shows how to correctly install a fin and not lose the screw. See the tutorial HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Jim Brewer

Description: Jim Brewer captured this photo during a winter trip to Iceland with Peter Trow, Matt Becker, Joe Rowan and Sam George.

 

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

  

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