Weekly Recap 12/18/2018



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. Brazilian SUP Athlete Prepares Project in Sri Lanka

roberta borsari sri lanka mar

Heat Score – 68

Having being cured of breast cancer and launching a website about it, the Brazilian water sports athlete, Roberta Borsari, has just concluded yet another stage of her “SUPTravessias” project, which tells stories and talks about the curiosities of islands using multimedia content. The destination chosen was Sri Lanka. Read more HERE.     





4. APP World Tour Announces Official 2019 Schedule

app tour 2019 announcement

Heat Score – 74

The APP World Tour is proud to release its official schedule (both racing and surfing) for the 2019 Season that celebrates the major global regions with large scale events that bring together the World’s best, SUP enthusiasts and the global media to celebrate the sport in all its glory. See the schedule HERE.

3. Paddle Boarding Vancouver, British Columbia

paddle boarding vancouver british columbia

Heat Score – 82

Vancouver, British Columbia is widely regarded as one of the prettiest and most comfortable places in North America to spend time outdoors. Granted it’s fairly far north, so it’s quite cold for much of the year. But from spring through the early fall season, it’s mostly lovely outside, and as a result it’s something of a haven for travelers seeking outdoor activity. This includes some sport and action and, getting to the point, paddle boarding!  Read more HERE.

2. How To Choose A Foil For Your SUP

how to choose foil alex mauer

Heat Score – 86

With so many different foil brands, wing sizes and mast sizes, how in the world are you supposed to choose the right one? And once you do how can you make sure it will fit onto the board you have? Here are a few things to consider when choosing your foil. Click HERE for more.

1. APP Crowns 2018 World Surfing Champions In Pumping Surf

app gran canaria iballa moreno

Heat Score – 96

With ideal conditions lining up for the final day of competition, the decision was made to move to the high performance venue at El Lloret, just down the boardwalk from the main contest venue, where perfect overhead to double overhead surf was reeling down the line, groomed by light, offshore winds and the promise to build throughout the day: in short, El Loret delivered. Read the event recap HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Sup Römskog               

Description: Hiking through the first pow.

Location: Vestmarka

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