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. Pelican Sport Flow 116 Paddle Board
Heat Score - 70
Check out the Pelican Sport Flow 116 paddle board, a perfect paddle board for you and your entire family to enjoy! The Pelican Flow 116 is not only an extremely stable board but it’s also VERY durable and is built for worry free, calm water paddling. Check out the Flow 116 HERE.
4. Hawaiian Zane Schweitzer Is Named The Ultimate Waterman 2016
Heat Score - 78
22-year-old Zane Schweitzer has been crowned the 2016 Ultimate Waterman. Schweitzer, a late call up for 2016, was the most consistent surfer of the multi discipline event winning three of the seven disciplines contested. Today Schweitzer placed third in the 16km Stand Up Paddleboard Race which was enough to clinch the title over runner up Danny Ching (USA). Check out the highlights HERE.
3. Fiji Confirmed To Host 2016 ISA World SUP Championships In November
Heat Score - 85
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has confirmed today that the 2016 ISA World Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championships will be hosted in Fiji – the first time that an ISA event will be held in the Pacific island chain, further highlighting the global growth and expansion of SUP Surfing and Racing. Read more details HERE.
2. 5 Reasons You Should Attend The Air France Paddle Festival
Heat Score - 91
Last year we here at Supconnect had the pleasure of attending the Air France Paddle Festival and we will definitely be back again this year as it was an event that is not to be missed. In case you needed any help deciding whether or not to attend the 2016 Air France Paddle Festival, here are five reasons why you should definitely do it:
1. 5 Tips To Help Improve Your Paddle Stroke
Heat Score - 99
In stand up paddle boarding, having a good paddle stroke is crucial to seeing results and improving skill level. Many of stand up paddling's top athletes stress that the paddle stroke is one of the most important, if not the most important, tool to master when paddling. We caught up with many of stand up paddling's best athletes to get some tips on how to have a great paddle stroke. See what they had to say HERE...
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