Weekly Recap 10/15/2019



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. Top SUP Nations Committed to El Salvador ISA Championship

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Heat Score – 65

Some of the world’s top StandUp Paddle National Teams have confirmed their participation in the Surf City El Salvador ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) to take place Nov 23 – Dec 1 at El Sunzal. Among the teams already confirmed are three of the top four from the 2018 edition of the event: USA (Silver), France (Bronze), and Spain (Copper). Read more HERE.





4. SUP Foil 101: How To Choose A SUP Foil Board

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3. Red Bull Heavy Water Announces Possible Event Date for Oct 19

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Heat Score – 79

As we approach the opening of the 2019 holding period (15th October – 7th November), we are already closely monitoring a large system developing in the North Pacific that could well deliver exactly the conditions that this unique event requires. More details HERE.

2. Top Athletes Confirmed for ICF SUP World Championships

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Heat Score – 86

Many of the very best stand up paddlers from around the globe, including World and European champions, are among entries for the 2019 ICF world championships in Qingdao, China, later this month. Australia’s Michael Booth, Germany’s Sonni Honscheid, France’s Olivia Piana and Americans Fiona Wylde and Connor Baxter are among the international stars who will be racing for world title glory in China. More than 100 athletes from all over the globe have already registered, with entries still open. More details HERE.

1. Places To Visit in 2019

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Heat Score – 90

Planning on getting in a few trips in 2019? Well, lucky for you there are countless locations and destinations that are a stand up paddler’s dream. We’ve compiled a few places where you’re bound to have a blast at with beautiful scenery surrounding you. Check it out HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Ryan Hamilton       

Description: Slocan lake with blu.

Location: Silverton

If you’d like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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