Weekly Recap - 9/22/2015


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. 4 Advanced SUP Yoga Poses For Experienced Paddlers

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Heat Score - 73

Once you learn and get comfortable with beginner and moderate SUP yoga poses, you should now be ready to challenge yourself and learn some of the more advanced poses. Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga poses. In this feature, Dashama walks through a few different advanced yoga poses that you can try out. See the video tutorial here






4. Paddle Boarding The Coast of Big Sur

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Heat Score - 80

Big Sur is one of the most beautiful and desolate stretches of coastline in the world. Big Sur is a beautiful place to visit, especially via paddle board, but be wary, the waters off of Big Sur are home to a ton of great whites. Last month, on August 11 & 12, a diverse team of six men decided to tackle a two-day trip along the coast and explore the beauty that it has to offer. Check it out the journey and hear from the adventurers themselves, here


3. Supconnect Awards Party Goes Wild With 700+ People

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Heat Score - 84

With over two months of anticipation built up towards the Supconnect Editor’s Choice Awards Party in conjunction with the AWSI at the Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida, the evening went off without a hitch. The Supconnect Editor’s Choice Awards were held alongside the Windsurf and Kitesurf Awards that were also hosted by the AWSI in a room packed with over 700 people, which was more than double the crowd of last year's party. Read more about the party and the turnout here.  


2. The Future Of Cold Water Paddling | Starboard Enters The SUP Suit Market

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Heat Score - 90

Starboard Apparel is proud to announce the release of the All Star SUP Suit, a brand that is part of the ongoing evolution of modern day water-sports as pioneers and innovators. Developed with the most advanced ultra flex technology on the market, this suit is set to change the way people paddle in cold water climates. Learn more about the SUP suit here!

1. Dolphin Body Slams Paddle Boarder

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Heat Score - 99

Earlier this month Matt Minich and Peter Nelson were paddle boarding and surfing in Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach, California when a dolphin surfing the waves didn't see Matt and gave him a body slam. Watch the crazy video here.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Travis Pynn

Description: The SIC Bullet KNOWS Surf...There has been no swell lately so I took my SIC 14' Bullet out to the point to chase 3' waves. So much fun. This is from a gopro mounted under the nose looking back at the board. Almost looks like i am surfing an Orca.


If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect monthly photo contest


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