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. 5 Often-Overlooked (and Critically Important) SUP Safety Practices
Heat Score – 67
While stand up paddle boarding is generally regarded as a very safe activity, there are some basic safety measures that should be practiced each and every time you paddle out. It’s all too easy to fall into the trap of thinking that one is above these practices (especially when it comes to experienced paddlers), but nothing could be further from the truth. Read more HERE.
4. Steinfath & Seychelle Webster Win Sprints At NY SUP Open
Heat Score – 73
A day of sprint racing in and out of the surf in Long Beach, NY with the world’s finest stand up paddle athletes results in a day of non-stop adrenaline and excitement. In the end, Denmark’s Casper Steinfath and Florida’s Seychelle Webster are crowned champions of the sprint races at the NY SUP Open. Read more HERE.
3. How To Keep Your Kids Safe on A SUP
Heat Score – 79
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 more HERE.
2. Surf Champions Decided at 2019 NY SUP Open
Heat Score – 86
On a beautiful finals day in Long Beach, New York, the action did not disappoint, as the World’s best on the APP World Tour stepped up to battle it out for the event crown and the next step towards a World Championship Title. Read more HERE.
1. Arthur Arutkin and April Zilg Claim Distance and Overall Victory in New York
Heat Score – 93
It was an epic final day of action at the New York SUP Open, as crystal clear blue skies and perfect conditions greeted the APP World Tour athletes as they assembled in front of one of the most recognizable skylines in the World: Manhattan, New York for the final showdown of this mega event that is stop #2 of the 2019 APP World Tour. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Manta SUP in the Solomon Islands.
Location: Arnavon Islands
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