Weekly Recap 4/18/2017


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. SUP Dreams in Tahiti


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Heat Score - 63

Want to watch a video that inspires you to get out in the water and paddle? This release from F-One SUP is truly an amazing video edit that makes you want to grab your board and paddle and jet to your nearest waterway. Watch the video HERE.






4. Frenchman Wins All-Waterman in Wrightsville SUP Surf Pro-Am

sup surf proam 2017 martin letourneur

Heat Score - 70

World-class competition with excellent weather and surf conditions ruled this weekend’s 2017 Hobie and Salt Life SUP Surf Pro-Am in Wrightsville Beach. After back-to-back qualifying heats and intense finals competition, Martin Letourneur from Saint-Malo, France, captured the coveted and overall performance trophy, the Haywood Newkirk, Sr. All Waterman Award. Read more about the event HERE.


3. 5 Tips To Improve Your SUP Race Performance

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Heat Score - 82

Want to know the key to success when it comes to performing well during a stand up paddle race? Look no further because we've aggregated improvement tips from some of the best SUP racers on the planet. Stepping up your game and performing at a higher level takes more than just a lot of time on the water. Here are the top 5 tips on how you can improve your performance during a SUP race.


2. Gold Coast SUP Paradise

gold coast sunrise

Heat Score - 89

Just South Of Surfers Paradise, Lies a Paddlers Playground! Read all about this paddling paradise HERE.

1. Best Standup Paddle Boards 2017

best standup paddle boards 2017 article

Heat Score - 99

After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 70+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best standup paddle board 2017 models. These are designated by the "A" grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). See the Best of 2017 HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Adam Boril

Description: The conditions on the Salza River (Austria) were epic during the first weekend of April. No rafts just boards. Maybe paddleboarders are more dedicated than other paddlers :)

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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