Weekly Recap - 8/18/2015


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. Fiona Wylde Shares The Stoke At "Paddle With The Pros" Event

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Heat Score - 68

Werner Paddle's stand up paddle athlete, Fiona Wylde, may be one of the most talented water women in the world. But what means the most to us is that she is one kindest, friendliest people you will ever meet. These and all of her positive traits were on display at a recent "Paddle with the Pros" clinic hosted by Big Winds in her home town of Hood River, Oregon. Read more about the event here.






4. Paddle Boarding Pros Conquer The Onewheel


Heat Score - 76

For years, pro riders Mike Tavares, Luke Hopkins and shaper Zack Hughes have been conquering the ocean waters. Now, thanks to Onewheel, the Revolutionary Electric Boardsport, Tavares, Hopkins and Hughes are easily mastering the concrete, dirt and any terrain that comes their way. Watch the video and learn more here.


3. Sean Poynter Talks SUP Tips Series

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Heat Score - 80

Over the past 15 weeks professional stand up paddle surfer Sean Poynter has provided the world of stand up paddle boarding a series of tips for those looking to better their SUP surfing skills. Recently, Sean's tips have gone on a hiatus so we've reached out to him to see what he's been up to. Take a look here.


2. Paddle Boarding Tips From the Pros

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Heat Score - 89

At one point or another we've all been beginners to the sport of stand up paddling. As one of the world's fastest growing sports, paddle boarding is seeing more and more newcomers to the sport and every newcomer could use a few lessons and tips in the art of paddle boarding. We've talked to top pros in the sport and asked them to breakdown their top tips for beginners. Check out tips from the pros here.

1. 5 Reasons Why Tahiti Is The Perfect Place To Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 96

We all dream of an exotic vacation packed with relaxation, sunshine, and the warm water of the tropics. We see photos of crystal-clear water with beautiful mountainous backdrops and think to ourselves what it would be like to be in a place that perfect. Tahiti is a place where these dreams and thoughts are a reality. We here at Supconnect agree that Tahiti stands out as one of the ideal places to paddle board. Here are five reasons why:

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Dan Smith

Description: Paddling Paradise TGIF Sunrise Sessions.


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