Weekly Recap 10/8/2019

Summary

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. Professional Paddlers Join To Launch New Line of Performance SUPs

genration launch

Heat Score – 67

GenRation (GR) is a heartfelt collaboration between ocean-enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and champions of past, present and future. GenRation embodies the waterman lifestyle inspired by self-betterment and next-level performance. The team is on a satisfying journey to create better sustainable and quality waterman products in conjunction with world-class surf, paddle and wellness experiences. More details HERE.

 

 

 

 

4. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Set To Host APP Surfing Finals

app surf final pr

Heat Score – 72

The APP is proud to announce its return to the beautiful island of Gran Canaria, Spain for the final stop of the 2019 season to take place in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Read more HERE.

3. 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing Video Recap

corinth canal 2019

Heat Score – 77

The 9th edition of the Corinth Canal SUP Crossing was a big success attracting 530 competitors coming together to paddle through the historical Grand Canal of Greece on their standup paddle boards! On the beautiful sunny morning of Sunday, September 22, 2019 the naval traffic was stopped for two hours, for the stand up paddle racers to paddle the 6.5km of the “World’s Straightest SUP Race.” The paddlers only have this opportunity just once per year, and they enjoy it to say the least. Watch the video HERE.

2. 2019 ISA Championships Headed To El Salvador

isa el salv preview

Heat Score – 82

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is delighted to announce that the 2019 ISA World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) will take place in El Salvador from November 23 – December 1. SUP Racing, SUP Surfing, and Paddleboard Racing will take place at the country’s renowned righthand point break El Sunzal. More details HERE.

1. Events Of The Month: October 2019

panda paddle1

Heat Score – 90

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 October HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 10 8 19

Photo via: Leisa Bee      

Description: The end of our SUP Yoga Session was so beautiful that one of our Ambassadors, Ashleigh Cuevas, has to strike a pose. We love how this sport allows us to connect with nature in so many ways.

Location: Shepard Park – Stuart, FL

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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