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. City Paddle Festival Brings Immersive Watersports Experience to NYC
Heat Score – 67
The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) recently announced the launch of City Paddle Festivals, a participatory three-stop Standup Paddleboard experience and celebration that connects some of the World’s most high profile Cities (London, New York, Paris). Learn more HERE.
4. Storms & Swells Take Over 10th Annual Olukai Ho’olaule’a
Heat Score – 75
In a wet and stormy weekend on Maui the 10th Annual Olukai Ho’olaule’a took place in massive swells and rough conditions. The race was originally set to take place on Saturday but due to the conditions event organizers decided to hold off ’til Sunday in hopes that conditions would clean up a bit. Read more HERE.
3. SUP Foiling Basics With Slingshot’s Foil Academy
Heat Score – 84
With the foil phenomenon taking over the watersports realm the draw to try the craze is on the rise. Foiling however has proven to be pretty dangerous if you’re not aware of the do’s and don’t’s. The solution: Slingshot Foil Academy. Read more HERE.
2. 7 Famous Landmarks To See On Your SUP
Heat Score – 88
We often think of stand up paddle adventures as an opportunity to see some of nature’s finest creations, but there are actually several famous man-made landmarks that are also accessible by SUP. To recognize a few of these artistic masterpieces, we’ve rounded up 7 of the most fascinating landmarks from around the world that can be seen from a paddle board. Check out these landmarks HERE.
1. Best All Around Standup Paddle Boards 2018
Heat Score – 99
After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 70+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best all around stand up paddle board 2018 models. These are designated by the “A” grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). See the best all around SUPs of 2018 HERE.
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