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Weekly Recap 7/17/2018


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. Inside the 2018 Molokai Holokai Paddle Festival

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Heat Score - 66

The Maui Jim Molokai Holokai Paddle Festival hosted by Youth in Motion kicked off with the Maui2Molokai Challenge on Saturday 7th July 2018. Pouring rain, bad visibility gave a moment of doubt to the racers if this event could happen as the remnants of Hurricane Fabio were passing North of the islands. Read the weekend recap HERE.





4. London SUP Open Showcases Race Elite in Fierce Competition

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Heat Score - 74

The first stop on the 2018 APP World Tour exploded out of the gates in the iconic city of London on July 7-8, 2018. This multi-tiered event, featuring Pro, Pro AM and Amateur racing for all levels of paddlers was showcased in two iconic locations around the city, including a 4km course on the historic Thames River, 200 meter sprint races and an 11km distance course held on the Royal Victoria Docks in East London. Read the event recap HERE.

3. A World First; Circumnavigating Mallorca’s 555km Coastline by SUP

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Heat Score - 82

Cat Friend (British) and Valerie Bisbal (Mallorcan) have become the first people to circumnavigate the Spanish Island of Mallorca (Majorca) on Stand Up Paddle boards (SUPs). Previous attempts in 2015 failed. Read all about the expedition HERE.

2. 6 Fishing Tips from the Pros

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Heat Score - 87

Whether you’re just getting into SUP (stand up paddle board) fishing or have been doing it for a while, it’s definitely one discipline of paddle boarding that takes a lot of time, energy and patience to master. Here, we’ve caught up with some of the SUP fishing pros from Vibe Kayaks to share some helpful tips and tricks that should give you a nice jumpstart into your new favorite hobby. Read more HERE.

1. 7 SUP Wonders of the World

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Heat Score - 93

There are places in this world that are truly something special and stand out above the rest. For standup paddle boarding (SUP) there are such places that deserve recognition and we’re dubbing them the 7 SUP Wonders of the World. See the 7 SUP wonders HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Pete Rozeboom

Description: Just out and about exploring Lower Antolope Canyon. But ran out of water :)

Location: Lower Antelope Canyon

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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