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Weekly Recap 9/8/2020

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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. How To Ride The Line On Your Stand Up Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 62

So you've gotten the hang of catching waves on your SUP and now you're ready to start riding the line of the wave. SUP Surf expert Sean Poynter gives us a tutorial on how to do so. Here are Sean's tips on how to ride the line.

 

 

 

 

4. Paddle Boarding Brevard County, Florida

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Heat Score - 69

Located on the beautiful east coast of Florida, less than an hour drive from Orlando, lies Brevard County, a true standup paddle boarder's paradise. Brevard County is home to a wide array of unique paddling destinations. Explore more HERE.

3. 10 SUP Yoga Poses for Everyone

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Heat Score - 77

If you love Yoga it’s likely you’ve heard of or have practiced on a stand up paddle board. SUP Yoga is a popular yoga-fitness fusion involving practicing a yoga routine on a paddle board while floating on water. The wind and constant motion of the water only add to the intensity. While the occasional passing bird, fish or dolphin tend to really mix it up from a traditional land yoga practice. Read more HERE.

2. 2020 Virtual Standup for The Cure Receives Global Support

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Heat Score - 85

Each year, the Standup for the Cure (SUFTC) live events attract thousands of participants nationwide in support of the mission to build community, promote an active, healthy lifestyle, and save lives through early breast cancer detection, treatment, and education. However, the three main fundraising events for the year were canceled due to the concerns of COVID-19. Despite the disruptions and challenges brought on with the virus, it did not stop the community from participating in a virtual SUFTC event, nor keep anyone from supporting the mission. Read more HERE.

1. Swedish Paddler Paddles 2300km Through Sweden

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Heat Score - 91

Erik ended up paddling his way through almost the entire length of Sweden from lake Akkajaure all the way down to Smygehuk in the very south of Sweden. Total distance on water was 2300 km. Read our interview with Erik about his trip HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Emma Driver      

Description: Paddling down the Weeki Wachee River in Florida. No better way to spend my birthday!

Location: Weeki Wachee River

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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