Weekly Recap 8/8/2017


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. Tips For Running Whitewater On A SUP


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Heat Score - 64

When you get confident paddle boarding in flat water try the transition into some easy whitewater. Running whitewater is a super fun challenge that can help you progress your paddle skills. Here are a few tips that help balance and keep you in control in whitewater.






4. Paddle Boarding Barbados

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Heat Score - 70

Barbados or Bim, as it is lovingly referred to by its local inhabitants, is a perfect island paradise for the progressive adventuring paddle boarder. With its rich history, Barbados packs a real punch in its 166 square mile package. Learn more about this tropical destination HERE.


3. BOTE Introduces New Gatorshell Impact Resistant SUPs

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Heat Score - 84

After years in the making, the new Gatorshell Technology is poised to be the next game changing innovation to be introduced by the Darkroom gurus at BOTE. Learn all about it HERE.


2. Body of Missing Paddle Boarder Found in Lake Tahoe

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Heat Score - 89

The body of a paddle boarder was discovered on Monday from Lake Tahoe, after more than a year since he went missing. Marc Ma went missing in June of 2016, while heroically trying to get help for a group of paddle boarders in need of rescue after strong winds picked up on Lake Tahoe. More details HERE.

1. Paddle Boarder Survives Great White Shark Attack in Middle Atlantic

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Heat Score - 99

Kawika Matsu is currently recovering from a great white shark attack while paddle boarding in the Middle of the Atlantic last week. While paddling off the coast of Ascension Island, the shark knocked Matsu off his paddle board and into the water, when it proceeded to bite him several times. More details HERE

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Abe Shouse @paddlehawaii

Description: In the cradle. 

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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