Weekly Recap 5/7/2019


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. 5 Moderate SUP Yoga Poses For Intermediate Paddlers

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Heat Score - 68

Once you learn and get comfortable with beginner yoga poses, you should now be ready to take it up a notch and learn some intermediate poses. Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga poses. In this feature, Dashama goes over a few different moderate yoga poses to help you progress. Read more HERE.





4. Exploring Wanning, China: Last Year's Venue for the World SUP Championship

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Heat Score - 71

Wanning on the eastern coast of Hainan Island in China was the site of last year’s ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. Dive into this destination and learn more about the paddling scene in the area. Read more HERE.

3. New Slingwing Brings Easy Crossover from SUP to Windsports

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Heat Score - 79

If you're an avid standup paddler or someone who loves foiling, Slingshot is launching a new product that is going to make your time on the water that much more fun. Enter the Slingwing. The Slingwing is something that the crew at Slingshot has been perfecting for nearly a decade and is an accessory of sorts that will make windy days way more appealing to those who normally shy away from those conditions. Read more HERE.

2. London SUP Open to Showcase New Race Formats

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Heat Score - 87

We are just two weeks away now from the kick off of the 2019 APP World Tour Season, as the world's best prepare to do battle at the London SUP Open. This 3-day event in partnership with the Hackney Festival of Fitness will celebrate the sport in dramatic fashion, as English Summertime comes into full swing and the largest fitness festival in the UK will provide a unique and spectacular access point to the World of SUP. More details HERE.

1. Events of the Month: May 2019

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Heat Score - 91

Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do. If you’re looking for an event to attend this month check out our list of SUP events in May HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Heather Holmes     

Description: Lead Waterdog, Colo, doing what he does best.

Location: Lake Superior

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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