Weekly Recap 6/20/17


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. Maui Races Join to Form Maui SUP Cup


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Heat Score - 69

Pai’lolo SUP Sports of the Maui2Molokai Standup Paddle Board Race is announcing the 2017 Maui SUP Cup with total Price Money of $12,000 tying together the Maui2Molokai SUP Race with the Poi Bowl Race. Read more HERE.






4. 7 Hot Spots on West Coast, USA

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Heat Score - 75

It’s safe to say that a major part of the stand up paddle (SUP) industry lies on West Coast of the United States. The West Coast of the U.S. is lit with a vast amount of places to paddle, not to mention that they are drop-dead gorgeous locations to match. Here, we’ve decided to list seven hot spots along the west coast that are worth a visit. View the destinations HERE.


3. Crossing for a Cure™ - An Epic Ocean Paddle, Powered by Love

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Heat Score - 83

Motivation is the key to success in any endeavor. Travis Suit’s inspiration for paddling from the Bahamas to Florida is his daughter Piper, who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of four. Read more HERE.


2. Team USA Decided for 2017 ISA Championships

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Heat Score - 88

After a weekend filled with anticipation and excitement surrounding who would make team USA for the 2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships we’re happy to announce the athletes that made the cut. See 2017 USA Team HERE.

1. Best Beginner SUP Boards 2017

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Heat Score - 98

After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 70+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best beginner stand up paddle board 2017 models. These are designated by the "A" grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). See the best inflatables of 2017 HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Samo Laharnar / SUP Slovenia Discovery

Description: A tiny piece of heaven...

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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