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Weekly Recap 8/16/16

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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. Paddle Logger App Announces Upgraded Features & Design

 

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Heat Score - 66

Paddle Logger has changed and undergone a re-invigoration for 2016. Keeping the stuff we like, kicking the stuff we don’t to the curb. The last 18 months or so has been a great learning curve for myself in building an app and generating a great international community of users. Read more HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Badfish SUP Introduces New 2017 Model, The Rivershred

badfish 2017 rivershred model

Heat Score - 71

Attention whitewater SUP junkies! Badfish SUP just introduced a new product for 2017 and you’re gonna dig it. It’s called the “Rivershred” and Badfish just released a little teaser on it. Check it out HERE.

 

3. The Benefit Of Training Indoors

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Heat Score - 85

Between wind, weather, chop, swell, no babysitter, working too many hours and missing daylight, and a plethora of other reasons, sometimes the day just doesn’t allow for getting on the water. So, while we can accept the fact that indoor SUP training definitely is not as stress-relieving and euphoric as actually being on the water, it does have quite a few benefits. And when done appropriately, can be affordable AND highly effective. Learn more HERE.

 

2. 7 Hot Spots For Paddle Boarding On The USA West Coast

sup hotspot west coast usa lake tahoe

Heat Score - 93

It’s safe to say that a major part of the stand up paddle (SUP) industry lies on West Coast of the United States. The West Coast of the U.S. is lit with a vast amount of places to paddle, not to mention that they are drop-dead gorgeous locations to match. Here, we’ve decided to list seven hot spots along the west coast that are worth a visit. See the list HERE.

1. Connor Baxter Attacked By Shark While SUP Foiling

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Heat Score - 99

While on a Maliko downwind run off the coast of Maui, Hawaii with friends Zane Schweitzer and Alex Aguera, Connor Baxter found himself in a very scary situation. While on his Starboard SUP foil, Connor Baxter was attacked from behind by a 10 foot tiger shark. More details HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 8 16 2016

Photo via: Ingrid Loevtun

Description: Just love it when heavy rainfall gives you new places to paddle and play in the forest!

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, 15 August 2016 15:19
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