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Surftech Announces The Addition Of Ryan Mahoney To Sales Team

California - Surftech, The Original Board Manufacturing Company, announced today that Ryan Mahoney has joined their sales team to manage Southern California, Southern Nevada and Arizona. Ryan will manage the territory for the Surftech Brands and NSP. The addition of Mahoney is another valuable hire for the company who has been recruiting the best in class operators to be the backbone for future growth and stability.

Top 5 Reasons To Be Thankful For Paddle Boarding

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.

Weekly Recap 11/24/2015

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.

SIC Maui Talks Product Development Behind Award Winning Designs

SIC Maui is one of the premiere stand up paddle brands producing some of the best stand up paddle products on the market. SIC Maui walked away with two Supconnect Gear of the Year Awards for 2015: Best Race board with their X Pro series and Best Overall Gear of the Year for the SIC Bullet. So, how does SIC Maui create and design their award winning boards? We checked in with the crew and asked them about their magic making process.

Werner Paddles Releases SUP Surf-Specific Paddle

Why would a paddle designed for race, or versatile use be expected to perform at a high level in the surf? Werner Paddles has invested in the wave rider and has been working long and hard to develop a paddle suited just for SUP surfing. Their result: The Rip Stick.

10 Days Left To Vote & Nominate In The 2015 Supconnect Polls

Competition is definitely intensifying as we reach only 10 days left in the voting for the 2015 Supconnect Polls. With more and more votes coming in each day, lead changes in the categories are changing daily. We have some really great entries for each category with Photo of the Year, Journey of the Year and Destination of the Year being among the top categories for participation and voting.

5th Annual Hellenic SUP Cup 2015 Faces Challenging Conditions

With cloudy weather, winds at a strong 25-30 knots and the temperature really low, organizers were facing the worst case scenario, just one day before the race, which was postponing or even canceling the race. On race day, 167 paddlers were given the go-ahead to take part in a challenging day on the water for the 5th annual Corinth Canal SUP Crossing.

Shurfing, Peer-to-Peer Rental Marketplace, Merges With Spinlister

Spinlister, the global leader in peer-to-peer action sports rental equipment, has announced the merger of Shurfing, an Amsterdam based sharing economy focusing on surfboard sharing. With this move, Spinlister is signaling the start of an institutionalized unification strategy for any resource strained or slow-growth sharing platforms within the sports category.

Puyo & Guedson Dominate French SUP Championships

At the 2015 French National SUP Championships it was European powerhouses Titouan Puyo and Celine Guedson who took the 2015 championship. After a long weekend of racing, Puyo and Guedson slayed both the long distance race as well as the technical race for the men and women, giving the the two athletes an outstanding lead against their competitors and the overall victories for the event.

Weekly Recap 11/17/2015

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.

Nearly $40K Raised At Standup For The Cure Miami

On Saturday November 2nd, Miami Beach residents witnessed the 3rd Standup for the Cure event of 2015. Our celebration of Life! Once again a crowd of around 300 came together to raise funds and awareness for early Breast Cancer Detection, research, treatment and education  while enjoying a day of Standup Paddling, Live Music and great food and drink.

14-Year-Old Crowned Canadian SUP Surf Champ

On a weekend full of highlights nothing stood out more than a 14-year-old winning it all at the 2nd annual Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational. The event, held over three days at the end of October, included two days of stand up paddle board surf competition followed by a day of surfing. Both events and all categories were competitive with more than 134 entries.

The Making Behind Boardworks' Award Winning Joyride Flow

The Boardworks Joyride Flow won the 2015 Supconnect Gear of the Year award for Best All-Round stand up paddle board. The Joyride Flow is a board that can do it all: yoga, touring, cruising, surfing, you name it. To get the inside scoop on how the Joyride Flow came to be and the behind the scenes look on what went into making this award-winning design take a look...

The Winter Sessions - SUP Training In The UK

SUPfit are excited to announce their winter plans, working with Pro SUPer and fitness guru Ryan James to bring the “Winter Sessions” to centres across the UK. Winter Training Sessions will run on a monthly basis during the colder darker days to keep you motivated, and ensuring you stay SUP Fit!

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