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. Ching Wins Outrigger Canoe, Schweitzer Wins Prone At The Ultimate Waterman 2016
Heat Score - 74
In the first discipline of the 2016 Ultimate Waterman event, Californian paddler Danny Ching (USA) dominated the 16 km Outrigger Canoe Race held at Takapuna Beach. The following day, Starboard SUP athlete Zane Schweitzer (HAW) paddled his way to a significant win in the Prone Paddleboard race held at Piha Beach, Auckland, New Zealand. See the recap of the two events so far…
4. What Makes A Quality SUP?
Heat Score - 80
If you’re thinking of buying a paddle board, it helps to know what qualities make a superior SUP. With this knowledge, you will be able to separate the wheat from the chaff and make a great purchase decision. Read more HERE.
3. February On The North Shore With Fiona Wylde
Heat Score - 86
Fiona Wylde has improved drastically in both her SUP surfing and racing in recent years and she’s a double threat out on the water. With help from her sponsors Starboard and Werner Paddles, Fiona is well on her way to a long and successful career in professional stand up paddling. Watch Fiona's February sessions on the North Shore HERE.
2. Paddle Boarding Stuart, Florida
Heat Score - 92
The state of Florida in the United States is a paddle boarding gold mine. With the state being almost fully surrounded by water there is no shortage of places to SUP in this beautiful place. One area in particular in Florida that is a great place to visit with your SUP is a small town called Stuart. Stuart is located on the Treasure Coast of Florida which is located on the eastern coast of Florida. Learn more about Stuart, FL HERE.
1. How To Put Even More Fitness Into Your Stand Up Paddling
Heat Score - 98
Stand up paddling is exercise in disguise. Whether you're surfing, downwinding, paddling whitewater, racing or just out for a cruise, you will burn calories with this full body work out. The natural instability of a SUP board is enough of a challenge for many. For those seeking to add more to their fitness routine, endless options exist. Here, SUP athlete and Instructor Harmony Dawn shows us how to up the exercise ante on your next SUP outing.
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