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. 10 Basic Tips For Organizing SUP Races
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Attention to detail is key, but here are top 10 basic tips to get you started on organizing stand up paddle (SUP) races. Here we present the overall framework. But even more importantly is to have highly knowledgeable and competent individuals with complementary skill sets who can all contribute to a highly successful event. With that said, here are the 10 basic tips to get you started.
4. Events Of The Month: February 2019
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Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do. If you’re looking for an event to attend this month check out our list of SUP events in February here.
3. APP & WPA Form SUP’s First Qualifying Series
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The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) and the World Paddle Association (WPA) announce their newly formed partnership to unify the sport of stand-up paddling. APP and the WPA bring a combined 19 years of event management in the sport along with decades of water sports experience and knowledge to combine efforts for the best growth of the sport. Read more HERE.
2. Trends In SUP: Takeaways From 2019 Hanohano
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Each January the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge kicks off the new year with around 650 paddlers that flock to the shores of Mission Bay in San Diego, California to take part in the scenic race around the bay. For years the event has attracted both elite and amateurs alike who come for positive vibes all around but one thing that sets this event apart from others is that we tend to see the event being at the forefront of industry trends. With that said, here are four trends we saw this year at the Hanohano.
1. Supconnect Partners With Top Brands for Ultimate Giveaway Bundle
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To kick off the new year Supconnect is excited to announce the launch of their seasonal giveaway series. Supconnect has partnered up with some of the best SUP and outdoor brands to bring you the ultimate adventure giveaway! Enter to win HERE.
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Description: LYF SUP Strawberry Sunset Magic
Location: Jordan Lake State Park, North Carolina
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