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. Largest All Women's Non Competitive Paddle In Northern California Only Days Away!
Heat Score - 70
The Butterfly Effect is spreading its wings and hosting the 2nd Annual all women, all ages non-competitive paddle event in beautiful Lake Tahoe. The Butterfly Effect Tahoe will be held September 12, 2015 out of the Kings Beach State Park Recreation Area, North Lake Tahoe, California. Read the details for the event here.
4. Exploring The Stunning Sognefjord
Heat Score - 76
Watch as Titus Kodzoman of SUPNorway and Sean White of WESUP explore the endless beauty of the Sognefjord. They saw sea-eagles and porpoise everyday, hundreds of perfect waterfalls, and a one-meter long salmon leaping along with many other exciting and beautiful joys that the Sognefjord has to offer. Watch the video here.
3. The Gorge Demands A Leash And A PFD!
Heat Score - 82
Following the tragic events that took the life of paddler Andres Pombo in the days leading up to the 2015 Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge, SUP athlete and enthusiast Brett Downen gives his take on why wearing a leash and a PFD on the Columbia Gorge is not only a good idea, but an absolute necessity. Read more here.
2. Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards 2015 Winners To Be Announced Friday
Heat Score - 89
The 6th Annual Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards will announce its 2015 winners this Friday, September 11, 2015. Supconnect will be announcing the winners at an awards party in conjunction with the AWSI (Association of Wind and Water Sports Industries) during the Surf Expo show in room S310 at 6pm. See more details and read more here.
1. 5 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners
Heat Score - 94
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 tips. If you're interested in trying SUP Yoga, here are a few basic poses to get you started. See the 5 Poses that Dashama recommends here.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Andrew Smee
Description: A stunning winter sunrise at the river to catch some fun sunrise waves at the rivermouth.
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