Weekly Recap 9/25/2018



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. Stormy Sprints in Long Beach showcase Athletes’ Grit & Determination

ny sup open 2018 sprints terrene candice

Heat Score – 65

What a show! Tuesday’s Sprints in Long Beach, NY are a perfect showcase to the power of the World Title athletes’ sheer talent, focus and determination. Stormy conditions with thunder rumbling in the distance, created Tuesday’s race course with ample rain, whitewater conditions and wind. Read all about it HERE.





4. SUP Industry Readies for 6th Annual Summit

supia summit 2018

Heat Score – 71

In just two weeks time, October 3-4, 2018, the SUPIA (Standup Paddle Industry Association) is set to host their 6th annual Leadership Summit addressing the most pressing issues facing our Paddlesports Industry today. Learn more HERE.

3. How To Keep Your Kids Safe on A SUP

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Heat Score – 80

Stand up paddle boarding is one of the fastest growing activities in the world, and with good reason: it’s a blast! However, as with all water-based activities, ‘safety first’ is a good motto to keep in mind. Particularly when it comes to your kids. Here are a few key safety points to remember, so that you and your kids can get the most out of your paddle boarding and feel safe while doing so. Read HERE.

2. Surftech Releases Sneak Peek of 2019 Collab With prAna

surftech 2019 sneak peek

Heat Score – 87

In 2018 Surftech and prAna collaborated to create the ultimate line of Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) boards, paddles, and for 2019 they’re back at it! Blending prAna’s versatility and Surftech’s art of technology, together both Surftech and prAna are proudly introducing a collection with amazing aesthetics, proprietary constructions, and sustainability features. Check it out HERE.

1. New York SUP Open Closes With Explosive Action in the Surf

2018 ny sup open zane sean

Heat Score – 94

It was a day of dramatic action, performance strategy and excellent surfing in Long Beach as the APP World Tour pushed through the Final Rounds of the APP World Surfing Tour’s 1st stop for the 2018 Season in New York. To sum it up in three words: Long Beach delivered. Read all about it HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Samo Laharnar        

Description: Very special region …

Location: Mani, Peloponnese

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