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SUP Pictures By Nicholas Spooner

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fantastic photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight adventure and landscape photographer Nicholas Spooner from Montreal, Canada.

  • Published in Profiles

Record Numbers Gather at 8th Annual Corinth Canal

On Sunday October 7th 2018, the vessel traffic in the Corinth Canal was interrupted for 434 paddlers, where they lined up just before the sinking bridge of Isthmia for the 8th Annual Corinth Canal SUP Crossing. This year the race was a milestone for the sport of SUP in Greece but also for the event itself.

  • Published in News

Dragon World Championships Takes Austria By Storm

On the 31st of August – 2nd September 2018 the Dragon World Championships, the world’s only team SUP racing event, arrived on the mystical mountain lined shores of Lake Fuschl, Austria. 36 teams representing 17 countries congregated at the event village Fuschlseebad to battle it out on their 22ft inflatable Dragon boards and claim the title of Dragon World Champion 2018.

  • Published in News

Corinth Canal Clears Path for Standup Paddlers

On Sunday September 30th 2018, the naval traffic of the famous Corinth Canal will be stopped by AEDIK, to allow for more than 300 stand up paddlers to compete in the "World’s Straightest SUP Race.”

  • Published in News

Dragon World Championships Announces $9K Prize Pack

The Dragon World Championships 2018 promises to be the most entertaining SUP event on the planet with headline partner Nike Swim joining the ride and a total prize package of over £7,000/$9,000 up for grabs, this event will be a true celebration of SUP and style.

  • Published in News

Portuguese Court Determines Illegality of ICF World SUP Championship

At the request of the Portuguese Surfing Federation (FPS), the Portuguese Court of Arbitration for Sport decreed an injunction against the Portuguese Canoe Federation (FPC), ordering it to refrain from organizing, collaborating or giving support to the 2018 ICF Stand Up Paddling World Championship, scheduled for August 30th to September 2nd, in Viana do Castelo and Esposende, and that circumvented the laws of the sport.

  • Published in News

Paddle Boarding Lake Como

Nestled in the mountains of northern Italy’s Lombardy region is Lake Como. Surrounded by quaint villages and beautiful villas tucked into the green mountainsides, Lake Como has grown to be one of the most coveted vacation spots in Italy. Identified by its unique upside down 'Y' shape, Lake Como offers travelers miles and miles of water to explore.

  • Published in Travel

Nike Swim Jumps On Board With Dragon World Championships

As part of a global, two-year partnership with the world’s leading inflatable paddle board company, Red Paddle Co, Nike Swim has been announced as the headline partner for this year’s Dragon World Championships in Lake Fuschl, Austria.

  • Published in News

Paddle Battles Rule the Day at SUP World CUP

After a frustrating week in Hossegor athletes traveled to Scharbeutz, Germany for a fresh start at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup, the 7th stop of The Paddle League World Tour and week 9 of the EuroTour.

  • Published in News

Event Disorganization Taints Intense Competition in Hossegor

We are deep in the midst of racing season and things continue to get more interesting. Last weekend the elite SUP field took over the southern commune of Hossegor in France for the Hossegor Paddle Games - stop #6 of the Paddle League World Tour and week 8 of the Euro Tour. 

  • Published in News

First SUP Descent Of Europe's Deepest Canyon

For the first time in history five stand up paddlers - Vallentin Illichmann, Stéphane Pion, Nicolas Fayol and Stetcher twins Mario and Manuel - have successfully completed a self-supported descent of the deepest canyon in Europe, the Tara River Canyon. The four day, 150km SUP journey took the expert team through the Tara River from the Dynamic Alps of Montenegro to the Bosnia border. 

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