Weekly Recap - 5/12/2015


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. ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships Officially Begin In Sayulita

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Heat Score - 69

The 2015 International Surfing Association (ISA) World Championship Series commenced on Sunday, May 10 with the first event of the year. The Opening Ceremony of the ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) Presented by Hotel Kupuri was hosted in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. Read more about the event here.






4. Why You Need To Try The Chattajack SUP Race

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Heat Score - 76

Chattajack is a 31-mile SUP/Kayak race in Chattanooga, Tennessee with the Chattajack course running the length of the Tennessee River gorge. The course twists and turns through a gorge with walls rising on both sides of racers 800+ feet overhead. The 2015 Chattajack taking place on October 24 of this year will host 300 racers, up 100 from 2014. Read more here.


3. Jeremy Riggs’ Spring Kihei Downwinder

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Heat Score - 83

Jeremy Riggs is the true definition of a glide master. He is one of the best downwind paddlers on the planet and his top ten finish at the  recent Olukai Ho’olaule’a proves just that. Here is a video released from Pacific NW Downwind shows Riggs on a beautiful April day with the on the Southside of Maui. Watch and enjoy here.


2. How To Improve Performance In SUP Yoga

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Heat Score - 86

Need help improving your SUP Yoga skills? We’ve sat down with Dashama Gordon, a Starboard ambassador, and one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement to give us a few tips on how to advance yourself in SUP Yoga. Here are her tips:

1. How To Pick Your SUP Surf Break

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Heat Score - 92

In episode four of Sean Poynter’s How-to SUP series, Sean gives us tips on how to choose your SUP surf break. Here are Sean’s tips:

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: David Wang

Description: Let's go adventure!


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