Weekly Recap 9/13/2016


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. Brennan Rose Joins Surftech Team


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Heat Score - 61

Surftech announced today that it has signed all-around water warrior, Brennan Rose to their global team. Brennan is as diverse as any athlete on the water being equally at home on a 14’ race SUP as he is on a 5’10” shortboard, making him a perfect fit for the Surftech family. When he’s not surfing or paddling, you’ll find Brennan cooking, training, freediving, bodysurfing or fishing. More details HERE.






4. Red Paddle Co. Unleashes The Dragon At Surf Expo

Dragon World Series

Heat Score - 69

Red Paddle Co., have announced the launch of the world’s first Dedicated Global Team Racing Concept – the Red Dragon. Mixing the intensity of SUP racing with the camaraderie of team spirit, the four-person Red Dragon marks the evolution of competitive SUP team racing and was exclusively available to view at the Surf Expo this week! Read more HERE.


3. New And Improved Courses Announced For 2016 Pacific Paddle Games

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Heat Score - 79

Course maps for the second annual Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life have been set and include some exciting new updates from last year’s inaugural event. The preeminent paddling event, offering a $60,000 prize purse, will take place at Doheny State Beach, a California State Park in Dana Point, Sept 30 through Oct. 2. More details HERE


2. How To Analyze Your Surf Break

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Heat Score - 88

Sean Poynter is one of the best stand up paddle surfers in the world, so when he stops to give some surf advice, you be sure to listen. In Episode 5 of Sean's new 'how-to' series, Sean explains how to analyze your surf break. Sean gives us a list of a few things to keep in mind. See what he had to say HERE.

1. Supconnect Announces 2016 Editor's Choice Awards Winners

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Heat Score - 99

After two months of deliberations and intense evaluations we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards. After nominating 30 or so men, women, groms and blogs per category, and an abundance of brands and shops in the stand up paddle industry we've finally narrowed down the extremely talented pool of nominees to the final chosen winners. See the list of winners HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Greg Jaudon

Description: Greg Jaudon and Eric Bednorz of MHL Custom arriving to the uninhabited desert island of Desecheo, Mona Passage, Western Puerto Rico. Epic 28 mile open ocean crossing adventure. July 13th, 2016. Incredible geography and deep blue turquoise water where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic. Photo by Alex Diaz

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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