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. Red Bull Hosting SUP Treasure Hunt
Heat Score – 66
For the first time, Red Bull Privateers SUP Race will take place on Cape Romano, just South of Marco Island, Florida on Saturday, February 10, 2018. In this unique racing event, teams of four paddlers (both Professional and Amateur) have two and a half hours to navigate through the mangrove mazes of the Ten Thousand Islands to retrieve treasure from fifteen hidden treasure chests. Learn more about this unique event HERE.
4. SIC Maui Releases New Downwind Board
Heat Score – 71
SIC Maui announces the release of their all new competitive downwind race board, the Bayonet. Developed through ongoing collaboration between SIC Shaper Mark Raaphorst and the SIC team athletes, the Bayonet offers experienced paddlers a high performance downwind board like none other before. Learn more about the new series from SIC Maui HERE.
3. Brazilian Man And Dog Set Tandem SUP World Record
Heat Score – 79
Behind the excitement and acclaim of a broken world record, lies a story that lead to that one victorious moment. A story oftentimes of hardship, persistence, overcoming. A story that impresses us and inspires us. Guinness World Records recently announced a new broken record for the longest SUP ride of a human and dog pair, and the story behind it, although not painfully rigorous nor of epic proportions, is an especially heartwarming one. Learn more about the world record HERE.
2. Paddle Boarding Lake Powell
Heat Score – 86
Lake Powell is one of the world’s top SUP destinations. The incredible canyons and natural landscapes are unlike anywhere else on earth. Here we describe everything you need to know (and more!) about this epic SUP destination. Read all about Lake Powell HERE.
1. SUP Training Diet by Seychelle
Heat Score – 92
We’ve been chatting with SIC Maui athlete Seychelle about all aspects of her fitness regimen. She recently discussed the different parts of her paddle plan and cross training, and now she’s sharing details about her diet along with a few of her favorite recipes. Find out how Seychelle fuels her body HERE.
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