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. SIC Maui Releases New Performance Surfboard Models
Heat Score – 62
SIC Maui announces the release of their new recreational surf / cruisers in its Agent, Feelgood models. For the surfer looking for higher performance, this call has been answered in the Triton and Venus Surf Series boards. These sure to be classics are the latest additions to the SIC Maui paddleboard lineup. Learn more about the lineup HERE.
4. Carolina Cup Joins World SUP Tour
Heat Score – 73
West Marine Carolina Cup, the world’s largest gathering of professional and amateur standup paddle board athletes, has added the World Paddle Association’s World SUP Tour in 2017. Read more details HERE.
3. Red Paddle Co. To Put Inflatables Through Destruction Tests
Heat Score – 84
Red Paddle Co will be pitting the world’s most popular inflatable stand-up paddle board against 10 experiments to test its durability and see what it will take to break or destroy the board. Read more about the testing HERE.
2. Top 5 SUP Destinations in USA
Heat Score – 88
After about 5 years on the road Mike Tavares and his trusty sidekick Shredder have explored countless coastlines, rivers, and lakes from coast to coast. After seeing so much diversity and opportunity to paddle in the US, Mike does his best to narrow down the best 5 places you must paddle board in the U.S.A. See the destinations HERE.
1. 5 Tips To Improve Paddle Stroke
Heat Score – 95
In stand up paddle boarding, having a good paddle stroke is crucial to seeing results and improving skill level. Many of stand up paddling’s top athletes stress that the paddle stroke is one of the most important, if not the most important, tool to master when paddling. We caught up with many of stand up paddling’s best athletes to get some tips on how to have a great paddle stroke. See what they had to say HERE.
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