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. SUP Race Cup, Sainte Maxime Video Recap 2017
Heat Score - 63
The EuroTour is in full force and the Starboard SUP race team has been showing up and delivering. After the 3rd stop in Sainte Maxime, France an event highlights reel video has been put together, courtesy of Georgia Schofield. Check it out HERE.
4. Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival Announce Title Sponsor
Heat Score - 67
The world famous Santa Monica Pier announced CLIF Bar & Company, leading maker of nutritious and organic food to feed and inspire adventure, the title partner of the annual Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival. Read more about the upcoming event HERE.
3. Who To Watch At Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup 2017
Heat Score - 75
Stop #4 of the 2017 APP World Tour is quickly approaching and excitement is building as the action moves on from Japan and over to Europe for the Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup in the beautiful seaside town of Scharbeutz, Germany. Read more HERE.
2. Bart de Zwart Breaks 24 Hour Paddle Distance Record
Heat Score - 87
On March 30, 2017 at 5pm local time, Bart de Zwart finished his 24hr SUP distance record in Alrech, Switzerland with a new world record of 193.8 km (120.42 miles). Read more about the World Record HERE.
1. Summer 2017 Paddle Boarding Gear Guide
Heat Score - 93
Whip out your boardshorts and bikinis, it’s summer time! Nothin’s better than summer and we’re so stoked that our favorite time of the year is finally here. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have's for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2017 Summer SUP season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone! See the Gear Guide HERE.
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