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. Lincoln Dews Inks 3-Year Deal With Blackfish Paddles
Heat Score – 61
Blackfish Paddles Ltd. is pleased to announce the signing of Mr. Lincoln Dews, the number one male SUP paddler in the world, to a three year sponsorship deal. Read more HERE.
4. Events of the Month: March 2019
Heat Score – 72
Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do. If you’re looking for an event to attend this month check out our list of SUP events in March HERE.
3. Paddle Boarding Rocky Hammock, Florida At Florida Outdoor Experience
Heat Score – 77
Florida Outdoor Experience (F.O.E.) is located in a small settlement between Chiefland, Florida and Cedar Key, Florida along part of Florida’s West Coast that is known as “The Nature Coast.” With F.O.E.’s close proximity to miles of undeveloped Gulf Coast line, the Suwannee River, and several natural springs, F.O.E. has become one of Florida’s prime destinations for stand up paddle boarders. This is one of the few places that you can experience Florida’s natural beauty; the way it was 100 years ago. Read more HERE.
2. Watch: Viking on Tour: Chicama, Peru
Heat Score – 83
Before the SUP season kicks into full gear Naish team rider Casper Steinfath decided to take some time and treat himself to a surf trip to one of the best left-handers in the world, Chicama. Chicama, located in Peru, is the longest left-hand break in the world and is absolutely perfect for standup paddling. Watch the episode HERE.
1. Carolina Pro-Am Becomes APP World Qualifier
Heat Score – 90
South End Surf Shop proudly announces the Salt Life Carolina Pro-Am to be held on April 20-21, 2019 at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The fifth annual SUP Surf event brings together the top amateurs and the world’s best sup surfers to North Carolina. This contest will serve as an APP World Tour Qualifying event promoted by the World Paddle Association (WPA). Read more HERE.
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Location: Koh Chang, Thailand
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