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Weekly Recap 6/28/2022


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. Midsummer Vikings 2022 Finishes in Real Viking Weather

Midsummer 2022 photo Jakob Gjerluff

Heat Score - 62

8.565 km. That is how far the 400 participants of the biggest 24-hour SUP relay event in the world, the Red Bull Midsummer Vikings in Copenhagen, Denmark, paddled this weekend under tough viking conditions. Read more HERE.





4. SUP Surf Coaching Boat Trip Available in the Maldives

maldives sup surf retreat

Heat Score - 70

Do you want to surf perfect waves in the Maldives whilst improve your technique with an expert coach and learning about the surrounding marine life? If so, join a SUP surf coaching boat trip this September 10-17 in the Maldives with Travel With A Paddle. Beau Nixon, former Australian SUP surf champion, tour competitor and experienced coach will be your Guide, alongside Clare Baranowski, who will be offering environmental education and guided snorkels. Read more HERE.


3. River SUP Top Mistakes

dan g photo jennife gulizia gorge us photography

Heat Score - 79

Stand up paddling on the river is tough. It’s one of the most technical avenues of paddle boarding and there are a lot of mistakes that rookies, and even sometimes experienced paddle boarders make. Here, pro stand up paddler and SUP river expert Dan Gavere lists some of the top mistakes made by river SUP rookies. Read more HERE.


2. SUPcation Destination: Komodo, Indonesia

b sup wilderness adventures komodo expedition 1

Heat Score - 85

Looking to head out on a SUP vacation that is outside of the norm? Consider Komodo Island in Indonesia! Komodo National Park is a World Heritage listed site, located in the east of Indonesia. Read more HERE.


1. First Person with Disabilities Attempts to Cross Great Lakes on a SUP

mike shoreman great lakes attempt

Heat Score - 90

In the Summer of 2021, Supconnect's 2020 Man of the Year Mike Shoreman unsuccessfully attempted to become the first person with a disability to cross Lake Ontario, paddleboarding from Rochester to Toronto. This summer however, Mike is upping the stakes and is aiming to become the first person with a disability to cross all five Great Lakes on a stand up paddle board – all in one summer. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo viaBody Glove

Description: Family yoga in the wild.

Location: Unknown

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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Last modified onMonday, 27 June 2022 18:59

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