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Weekly Recap - 9/1/2015

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

Rogue SUP Recaps The 2015 Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

The 2015 Naish Columbia Gorge paddle challenge was bigger than ever this year as elite and amateur athletes alike came together to conquer the Gorge. Conditions were harsh over the weekend as the winds weren't as strong as many would have hoped and nearby fires created a lot of smoke in the air causing for a strenuous time for the athletes.

Montana Rooted: Chasing Waves On The Alberton Gorge

The next frontier of standup paddle boarding has arrived. Team Badfish is on a mission to spread the gospel of whitewater SUP, and their run through Montana's Alberton Gorge is bound to bring a slew of converts. Check out this insane little edit following the Badfish SUP team around the beautiful Alberton Gorge in Montana.

Road & Rides In Cantabria

In the the fourth episode of Season 3 of the 2015 "Serial Lovers", a web series featuring Stephane Etienne & Nicole Boronat called "The Lovers" showcases the beauty of stand up paddle surfing and just one of the many beautiful places on Earth, Cantabria, Spain.

Just 3 Days Left To Vote In The 2015 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards

After launching the 6th Annual Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards on July 1st, the voting for the awards will be coming to a close in just a few days time. Voting for the 2015 Editor's Choice Awards will come to a close on August 30, 2015 and the winners will be announced at our Awards Party in partnership with the AWSI during the Surf Expo in September.

Urban Kayaking and Standup Paddling

We recently caught wind of this crazy video of kayakers and standup paddlers doing what they call urban kayaking and standup paddling. In the video you will catch kayakers and standup paddlers riding down what looks like a long and steep cement slide and it looks like so much fun! The SUPers are seen riding Glide SUPs and Red Paddle Co's multi-person SUPs. Check out the videos below and watch all of the fun unfold!

California Paddlers Protest New Offshore Drilling

California paddlers and activists recently demonstrated their frustrations with the nearby offshore drilling taking place off the coast of Santa Barbara, California by paddling five miles to take a stand against offshore drilling in the shadow of a hulking oil platform.

Weekly Recap - 8/25/2015

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

The Minds Behind Starboard's Award Winning Paddle Board, The 7'4" Pro

Want to know what goes into making a award winning paddle board? We caught up with none other than stand up paddle surfing pro Sean Poynter to get the scoop on the 7'4" Pro, the Starboard SUP that he's been working on for years, which by the way, just won the Supconnect Gear of the Year Award for best Surf SUP in the 2015 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards.

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