Weekly Recap 5/16/2017


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. ISA Pushing Growth of SUP In Iran


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Heat Score - 66

The International Surfing Association (ISA) recently held the first-ever development program for StandUp Paddle (SUP) in Iran, continuing its vision to drive the global growth and reach of the sport. Read more HERE.






4. Nominations Underway for 2017 Editor’s Choice Awards

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Heat Score - 73

Ahead of the official launch of the 8th Annual Supconnect Editor’s Choice Awards Supconnect has begun to gather nominations for all categories. Categories include: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Grom of the Year and Gear of the Year, among others. More details HERE.


3. 5 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners

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Heat Score - 80

Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga tips. If you're interested in trying SUP Yoga, here are a few basic poses to get you started.


2. BIC Sport Acquires SIC Maui

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Heat Score - 88

BIC Sport (France) reaches agreement with FLOW Sports, Inc. (USA) for the worldwide rights to operate, market and sell SIC (Sandwich Island Composite) stand up paddle board products. More details about the acquisition HERE.

1. Shark Sightings & Aggression Continue Following Attack

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Heat Score - 99

Just days after the shark attack at San Onofre that left a San Diego woman to fight for her life, shark sightings and even aggression seem to have spiked in the region. Just this week a 48-hour warning was issued in the same area where the recent attack happened. And what’s more, the sharks have been seen in groups. More details HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Christopher Lee a.k.a. @porkchopsailor

Description: Open Water

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