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. Top Reasons You Need An Inflatable Paddle Board
Heat Score - 65
Inflatables are an awesome choice for stand up paddling and even have quite a few advantages over their hard board counterparts. We've teamed up with a few inflatable lovers to get you a list of the Top Reasons of why you must have an inflatable in your SUP quiver. Read more HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding Oregon, U.S.A
Heat Score - 73
Located in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Oregon boasts a large collection of bodies of water and a myriad of environmental conditions to accompany them. What this means to a paddler is that flexibility in destinations, and knowing where the hidden gems are located, can make the difference between a picturesque day paddle and a grueling seven mile upwind grind back to your vehicle. Read more HERE.
3. '22 Gran Canaria Pro Race Brings SUP Action to Canary Islands
Heat Score - 80
Over the weekend in beautiful Spain, it was an epic day of action at the Gran Canaria Pro SUP race. The beach race with the new two heat format was a great success and all the competitors loved it. The waves, along with all the spectators at Playa del Inglés and the beautiful sunny day was the perfect winning combo. Read more HERE.
2. How To Take Fishing From The Dock To Your SUP
Heat Score - 86
Making the transition from fishing from the dock to fishing to your SUP can be as simple or as complex as you would like to make it. I find myself falling into both categories, generally depending on the amount of time I have to get out on the water or the fish that I aim to target. With dock fishing, you already have a handful of the items needed to get you fishing off of your SUP and with the information below, you can easily make that transition. Read more HERE.
1. Garioud Wins Triple Gold at SUP World Cup
Heat Score - 92
International Canoe Federation world champion Noic Garioud had a weekend to remember in Budapest, claiming three gold medals in a commanding Stand Up paddling world cup performance. The New Caledonian picked up the sprint and long distance gold medals on the opening two days and then finished the weekend with gold in the technical race. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Rebekah Smiley
Location: Chimney Lake, Bc, Canada
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