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 Family Explores Remote Pacific Island
Heat Score - 62
Carine Camboulives, Manu Bouvet and their 2 daughters have been looking for empty waves and off-the-beaten-path destinations for years. Their latest trip takes them to Fanning Island where you are only able to arrive by boat. Watch the documentary from the trip HERE.
4. How the StereoActive is A Perfect Accessory For Your Paddle Board
Heat Score - 75
In a market where there are endless crossovers and options for add ons to your paddle board it can sometimes be hard to find an accessory that is a great addition to your time on the water. The Fusion StereoActive is one accessory that you will no doubt love as it has a number of features that are geared precisely for the stand up paddler. Here are 5 features of the StereoActive that make it a perfect accessory for your paddle board.
3. First-Ever Woman Stand Up Paddles Across the English Channel
Heat Score - 83
Lizzie Carr has made history as the first female to stand up paddle board across the English Channel solo. Carr paddled the 24-mile channel for over seven hours and along the way collected water samples for micro plastic analysis for her efforts surrounding #PlasticPatrol. More details HERE.
2. Greek National Team Selected at Agios Nikolaos on SUP 2017
Heat Score - 87
Once again Agios Nikolaos was the host of the greatly anticipated stand up paddle boarding event of Agios Nikolaos On SUP organized by the Municipal S.A. Company of Agios Nikolaos, the Culture and Sports Organization of Agios Nikolaos, H.S.S.A. and the Sailing Club of Agios Nikolaos. At this year's event the 2017 Greek National Team was selected for competition later this year at the ISA World SUP Championships in Denmark. Read more about the weekend HERE.
1. How To Get Out Of A Wave On Your Paddle Board
Heat Score - 93
As much as getting into a wave is important to SUP surfing, getting out of a wave can be just as critical. Knowing the ways to get out of a wave can help you avoid running into objects, get you back out to the lineup quicker, and instill more confidence in your agility among the waves. See Sean Poynter's tips HERE.
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Description: Sunset paddle
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