Weekly Recap 11/7/2017



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. Paddle Boarding Slovenia


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Heat Score – 66

Slovenia is a miniature, picturesque country located in the heart of Europe between the Alps and the Adriatic sea. Due to its untouched nature and extraordinary geographic diversity it is often referred to as the beauty-spot of Europe, a perfect place for stand up paddling. Discover more about this destination HERE.






4. Starboard Unveils New Tech & Lineup for 2018

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Heat Score – 72

Over in Bangkok at Starboard’s headquarters, there’s a lot of stuff going on behind the scenes. Prototypes that never make it out of the shaping room, experiments that would make you raise an eyebrow in disbelief, and of course, the testing. Learn more HERE.


3. APP Announces 2017 World SUP Surfing Champions

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Heat Score – 80

After dominating performances at the Sunset beach pro in early 2017 both the men’s and women’s SUP surfing World Champions have been crowned for the APP World Tour 2017 season. Discover who won the 2017 World Titles HERE.


2. 5 Often-Overlooked (and Critically Important) SUP Safety Practices

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Heat Score – 88

While stand up paddle boarding is generally regarded as a very safe activity, there are some basic safety measures that should be practiced each and every time you paddle out. It’s all too easy to fall into the trap of thinking that one is above these practices (especially when it comes to experienced paddlers), but nothing could be further from the truth. Read more HERE.

1. Nominations & Voting Now Open! | Supconnect Polls 2017

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Heat Score – 92

It’s that time of the year! With the Supconnect Awards wrapping up in September it’s time to bring back the fan favorite, the Supconnect Polls — the People’s Choice Awards, where you, the consumers, the fans, the people who make this sport so awesome, can decide who your favorite athletes are, where the best SUP destination is, what the best video from the year was and more! You nominate, you vote, and YOU DECIDE, it’s as simple as that! Learn more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Merle Nummert

Description: Another SUP paradise in Sardinia, Stintino.

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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