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. FCS SUP Gear Giveaway
Heat Score - 74
FCS SUP has just announced that they are giving away FREE GEAR! That’s right, free gear! All you have to do to have your chance at winning some gear is to enter your name and email through the FCS SUP Giveaway campaign located on FCS SUP’s Facebook page and like FCS SUP on Facebook. Details and sign up to win here!
4. Polar Bears and Paddle Boards
Heat Score - 80
In August 2013, a team of nine intrepid travelers (and one filmmaker) attempted to stand up paddle board 100km up the Sermilik Fjord on the East Coast of Greenland. Despite warnings how 'crazy' it would be from the local Greenlandics, the team persevered and decided to carry on until the ice was too thick to continue. Read more and watch the video here.
3. Tipping Point, When is Your SUP Too Small?
Heat Score - 85
Anyone who's ever seen Sean Poynter, Mo Freitas or Noah Yap absolutely ripping on a stand up surfboard has no doubt wanted to achieve that same level of performance themselves. Unfortunately, it's nowhere near as easy as they make it look. Read more here.
2. SUP Polo, The Future of SUP?
Heat Score - 92
Starboard SUP is proud to launch SUP Polo, a game that is predicted to steer the future of SUP as a team sport. Learn more about Starboard's creation of SUP Polo here.
1. Paddle Boarding Slovenia
Heat Score - 97
Slovenia is a miniature, picturesque country located in the heart of Europe between the Alps and the Adriatic sea. Due to its untouched nature and extraordinary geographic diversity it is often referred to as the beauty-spot of Europe, a perfect place for stand up paddling. Read more about this insane SUP destination here.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Austin Cox
Description: Paddle Boarding the Mayan Pyramids. We went down to Mexico for a little vacation but had to paddle this sacred area.
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