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. The Ultimate Waterman Release 2016 Athlete Profiles
Heat Score - 64
As the Ultimate Waterman is set to begin in just a few weeks the folks behind the event have started releasing profiles on the athletes that are to compete in the highly challenging event. See the athlete profiles HERE.
4. Winter Whitewater SUP In Hood River, Oregon
Heat Score - 73
On a sunny February day in northern Oregon, paddle boarders and kayakers meet on the Hood River. There is a camaraderie between river people. Water levels are up and the call for paddling the “backyard run” has been made. For many of these paddlers, this is a daily run. A short shuttle from the town of Hood River for 14 miles of continuous Class III+ whitewater hurdling down a forested canyon before its confluence with the Columbia River Gorge. Read more about a winter day on Hood River HERE.
3. SUP Pictures By Jason Wilson
Heat Score - 79
We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fantastic photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight Jason Wilson from Lake Tahoe, California. Learn more about Jason and see his photos HERE.
2. Zane Schweitzer Three Peats At 2016 Master Of The Ocean
Heat Score - 85
After a weeklong event here in Cabarete, Dominican Republic it is Hawaiian Zane Schweitzer who has just won the 2016 Master of the Ocean for the third consecutive year. Zane was on a tear all week and performed well across all four disciplines (SUP, Kite, Surf, Windsurf) earning him the title of Master of the Ocean for the third year in a row. See highlights from Zane's win and the final day of action HERE.
1. 5 Places You Must Paddle Board In The U.S.A.
Heat Score - 94
After about 5 years on the road Mike Tavares and his trusty sidekick Shredder have explored countless coastlines, rivers, and lakes from coast to coast. After seeing so much diversity and opportunity to paddle in the US, Mike does his best to narrow down the best 5 places you must paddle board in the U.S.A. Check them out HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via:Holger Braun
Description: Cold water and mist.
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