Weekly Recap 1/16/2018



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. Getting To Know French SUP Athlete Olivia Piana

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Heat Score – 64

France’s Olivia Piana is one of France’s leading ladies on a SUP. Olivia holds a background in windsurfing which led her to discovering stand up paddling in 2011. Check out this video interview with Olivia and get to know her a bit better.






4. SIC Maui Announces 2018 RS Series

sic maui unveils 2018 rs series

Heat Score – 70

SIC Maui announces their fastest and most versatile all-water race board yet, the RS Series. In 2017, countless hours of R&D culminated into final prototypes that would be put to the test in technical, long distance, sprint, and downwind races in order to validate the RS as one of the fastest, most well-rounded, all-water race boards in the world. Read more HERE.


3. SUP Training Guide by Seychelle

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Heat Score – 76

Welcome to our new Athlete Training Program series. We are chatting with some of the fastest, strongest, and most fit SUP athletes in the world to find out what feeds their paddle engines. From their paddle routines and cross-training habits to diet regimens, recipes, and more, these athletes share the details of their daily grind. Next up, we have SIC Maui athlete and endurance paddler Seychelle Webster. Read her training guide overview HERE.


2. Boardworks Signs ISA World Champion Mo Freitas

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Heat Score – 83

Boardworks is honored to announce the addition of standout waterman and paddle athlete, Mo Freitas, to its Pro Team. Coming off an impressive 2017 season, the 20-year-old Hawaii native is gaining momentum in both surf and stand up paddle (SUP) events and will begin this next competition season as part of the Boardworks family. Read more HERE.

1. 5 Things To Look For When Buying A Fishing Paddle Board

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Heat Score – 91

Fishing from your stand up paddle board (SUP) is an awesome alternative to fishing from your skiff or boat. Not only can you get a nice little workout in but you can also fish in places where it might be too difficult to fish from a boat, or where boats aren’t allowed. When looking for the perfect SUP to fish from you’re going to want to look for a board that has certain qualities. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Samo Laharnar

Description: Paradise waters in Lefkada, Greece.

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