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. Reasons To Be Thankful For Paddle Boarding
Heat Score – 66
Paddle boarding is currently one of the fastest growing water sports in the world, and for good reason. There is so much to love about this sport so in honor of today’s Thanksgiving Holiday here in the United States, we’ve decided to jot down a list of the Top 5 Reasons to be thankful for paddle boarding. Read more HERE.
4. Marathon SUP Races Crown Four World Champions
Heat Score – 73
The second day of action at the 2019 Surf City El Salvador ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship crowned four more World Champions in a thrilling series of 18km SUP and Paddleboard Distance Races. Spain’s Esperanza Barreras and Brazil’s Vinnicius Martins both earned their first-ever ISA Gold Medals in the Women’s and Men’s SUP Distance Races, respectively. Read the recap HERE.
3. Team France Gets Technical and Wins Gold
Heat Score – 80
Team France took one big step closer to winning their first-ever Team Gold by claiming two Technical Race Gold Medals at the 2019 Surf City El Salvador ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship at El Sunzal. Read the recap HERE.
2. Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide 2019
Heat Score – 88
With the gift-giving holidays right around the corner, it’s time to think about getting something awesome for the SUP’er in your life so here at Supconnect, we’ve put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market. If you’re looking for something to get for your lover, mother, brother, sister, friend, or anyone for that matter this holiday season, this guide will be perfect for the stand up paddler in your life. And who’s to say you can’t get a little something for yourself, ‘Tis the season after all! Treat yourself to something you’ve always wanted! We’ve put together a list of SUP gear, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have’s for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP’er, so there’s sure to be something in this guide for everyone! Check it out HERE.
1. France Continues Domination on Final Day of ISA Championships
Heat Score – 97
Justine Dupont and Benoit Carpentier completed a fairy tale ending for Team France at the 2019 Surf City El Salvador ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship by taking the Women’s and Men’s SUP Surfing Gold Medals, resulting in an overall Gold for Team France. The Gold for France is their first in the eight-year history of the event, after coming up short with the Silver Medal on two occasions (2016 and 2017). Read the recap HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Beautiful sunset with seal and bird. Time to be zen!!
Location: Iles de la Madeleine
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