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. The Ultimate Crossing: Bart De Zwart's World SUP Excursion
Heat Score - 77
Expedition, big wave, and long distance paddler Bart de Zwart has set off on a world-wide SUP excursion where he intends to visit the corners of the world to explore unseen places one normally wouldn't see or hear of, and he is exploring all of these places while on his SUP. As a part of the Starboard SUP Dream Team, Bart has had the chance to travel the world and experience many different cultures and places so this adventure will be one to add to the books. Read more here.
4. Air France Paddle Festival 2015: Event Highlights & Full Gallery
Heat Score - 82
The Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti saw record participation among locals and residents of Tahiti. In only it's second year, the Air France Paddle Festival is quickly becoming a major stand up paddle boarding event, not only in the South Pacific, but around the world. See here for full event highlights and full gallery.
3. SUP Fitness: How Many Calories Does Paddle Boarding Burn?
Heat Score - 89
Standup paddle boarding can offer a fun and relaxing activity that mostly anyone can do, it is also one of the best workouts out there. People with all body shapes, sizes and ages are engaging in standup paddle boarding as a fun fitness activity. As many people have heard, standup paddle boarding is the best workout for a complete body workout. So, how many calories does paddle boarding burn? Find out here.
2. Grant and Anderson Conquer The Graveyard At 2015 Carolina Cup
Heat Score - 93
Australia's Travis Grant and New Zealander Annabel Anderson took 1st Place in the Men's and Women's divisions of "The Graveyard" at the 2015 Carolina Cup. In its 5th edition, it is now becoming evident that if this is not the world's largest SUP Race (750+ Racers this year,) it is probably the most technical. Read more about the 2015 Carolina Cup.
1. Tips On Getting In The Water With Your Paddle Board
Heat Score - 97
In the second episode to debut from SUP Surf Tips with stand up paddle surfing expert Sean Poynter, Sean teaches us how to safely get you and your stand up paddle board in and out of the water. See Sean's Tips here.
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