Weekly Recap 8/9/2016


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. 4 Great Places To Paddle Board In Southern Oregon


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Heat Score - 69

The whole state of Oregon is absolutely beautiful, but the Rogue Valley certainly ranks at the top for scenic views, awesome people and great outdoor activities. We have the Rogue River, the Applegate, the Illinois and the Smith River, along with about 10 lakes within an hour of Grants Pass that are all great for paddle boarding. The hot, sunny summers along with usually mild winters means we can paddle board year-round at several of the lakes. There are so many places in the Southern Oregon area to SUP, but listed HERE are a few of our favorites!






4. Top Mistakes Made By River SUP Rookies

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Heat Score - 76

Stand up paddling on the river is tough. It’s one of the most technical avenues of paddle boarding and there are a lot of mistakes that rookies, and even sometimes experienced paddle boarders make. Here, pro stand up paddler and SUP river expert Dan Gavere lists some of the top mistakes made by river SUP rookies. Check it out HERE.


3. Hobie’s Mirage Eclipse Is The Next Big Thing In SUP

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Heat Score - 87

Have you heard of Hobie’s new Mirage Eclipse? If not, you’re about to because this new product featured at this year’s Outdoor Retailer show was all the rage! To sum it up, the Mirage Eclipse is basically a mix between a SUP and an elliptical. Learn more HERE.


2. 6 Benefits Of The LiftSUP Handle

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Heat Score - 92

The LiftSUP handle has already proven to be a key tool in helping to carry and transport your paddle board from the parking lot to the water’s edge and beyond. But did you know that the LiftSUP handle is more than just a handle and can be used in a number of situations? There are actually quite a few uses for it that help to make the life of a stand up paddler easier and more fun. Here are 6 benefits of the LiftSUP handle.

1. 2016 Supconnect Gear Of The Year Awards Winners Announced

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Heat Score - 99

This week at the annual Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah, Supconnect announced the 2016 Gear of the Year Awards winners from our 2016 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards. Click HERE to see the winners!

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: SUP Rømskog

Description: Perfect water!

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, 08 August 2016 13:02

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