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Weekly Recap - 6/23/2015

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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. Meet Aksel Kolstad, The Norwegian SUP Pianist

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Heat Score - 65

Aksel Kolstead is a SUP enthusiast who has helped to jumpstart the SUP movement in Norway. Aksel is an extremely accomplished pianist and composer who had his debut in Carnegie Hall in 2010. A few years ago Aksel was introduced to our wonderful sport of stand up paddling and he hasn't looked back. Since his introduction, Aksel has been working with top brands like Naish and Starboard helping to promote SUP in Norway. Read more here.

 

 

 

 

 

4. SUP Fiesta 2015 Event Video

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Heat Score - 70

The 3rd Annual Performance Paddling Junior Pro & Youth SUP Fiesta, an annual all kids stand up surf and race competition at Bolsa Chica State Beach took place on Sunday May 3, 2015 and it was definitely an event to remember. Check out this killer video from the event.

 

3. Who To Watch For On The 2015 Stand Up World Series

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Heat Score - 79

With a wealth of talent and a winter of training under their belt, the performance level from the world's best is sky rocketing as we anticipate the tightest competition yet on the 2015 Stand Up World Series. See who to look our for this year on the Stand Up World Series Racing Tour.

 

2. SUP Pictures By Paul Clark

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Heat Score - 86

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fabulous photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight Paul Clark. See his photos and interview with us here

1. How To Properly Fall Off Your SUP

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Heat Score - 97

Falling off of our paddle boards is inevitable. It's part of the process, sometimes even part of the fun. There is however a right and a wrong way to falling off of our SUPs. Here, SUP expert and Starboard SUP athlete Sean Poynter teaches us how to fall off our SUP properly to avoid injury. See his tips and full video tutorial here.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Debbie Bisaccia

Description: Hello my name is Debbie Bisaccia proud owner of SUP OM YOGA Westchester County's First floating SUP yoga studio. I am a Certified WPA SUP Instructor and E-RYT 200hr Yoga Instructor. On land, I am a Physical Therapist and own my own private Out-Patient Physical Therapy Reforming Rehab in Harrison, NY. I am excited to launch into summer fun and thrilled to combine and teach all three of my passions on the water. For more information please visit my website at www.SUPOMYOGA.com. It's time to SUP IT UP AND FLOAT YOUR BLISS. Hope to see you on the Sea. Until next tide.......... Namaste Debbie Bisaccia :)

 

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect monthly photo contest

 

 

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