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. Punta Sayulita Post Race Recap
Heat Score - 74
The “Punta Sayulita SUP Classic” stop in the Mexico SUP Tour came to an amazing finish after a solid weekend of competition and fun. The event was a great success in all the amateur, kids, surf, and race categories with good conditions and a great local turnout to cheer on the athletes and help out with the events organization. Read the race recap here.
4. Air France Paddle Festival to Kick Off With A Bang
Heat Score - 80
Air France has renewed with the Air France Paddle Festival for its 2nd edition taking place on April 18, 2015. Open to anyone and everyone, from novice paddlers to champions, this festival invites the public to discover a booming sport: Stand Up Paddling. Learn more about the festival here.
3. Must Have Gear for SUP Fishing
Heat Score - 85
SUP Fishing is quickly becoming one of the go-to ways to have some fun on your stand-up paddle board and for good reason, it’s FUN! We teamed up with the team at BOTE Boards and compiled this list of gear needed for SUP Fishing. Here’s what you need…
2. Paddle Boarding Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Heat Score - 89
Vanuatu is a scattering of 83 tropical islands amidst the blue waters of the South Pacific. Often referred to as the Happiest Place on Earth, stand up paddle boarders, divers and cavers will be left with serious face-ache after visiting Santo’s palm-fringed shores. Learn more about this perfect stand up paddle destination here.
1. How To Keep Your Dog Safe While Paddle Boarding
Heat Score - 96
There are risks to taking your pet paddle boarding and we want to ensure that they are just as safe as we are when on board. We reached out to Boardworks' Mike Tavares for some tips on how to keep your dog safe while paddle boarding. Mike brings his pooch Shredder on his SUP with him more often than not and Shred dog is a true SUP pup. See the tips here.
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