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. Locals Dominate 1st Ever Dragon World Championships
Heat Score – 67
Marking the start of the first ever dedicated TEAM SUP Dragon World Championships, the 28th October 2017 will forever remain a momentous occasion in paddle boarding history. Read more about the event HERE.
4. What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition
Heat Score – 72
Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Check it out HERE.
3. The History of Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Heat Score – 79
A direct observer’s account of the source and growth of modern standup paddle boarding. Read HERE.
2. Nutritional Tips for Finding Balance On and Off Your SUP
Heat Score – 86
Professional and competitive stand-up paddle boarders don’t make it to the top of the sport on skills alone. It requires a lot of hard training to harness these skills and an increased amount of attention to diets. In order to achieve good balance on your board, it is important that you have a good balance of nutrition when you’re off the board. Read more HERE.
1. Athlete Training Program: Bart de Zwart
Heat Score – 93
Welcome to our new Athlete Training Program series. We are chatting with some of the fastest, strongest, and most fit SUP athletes in the world to find out what feeds their paddle engines. From their paddle routines and cross-training habits to diet regimens, recipes, and more, these athletes share the details of their daily grind. First up, we have SUP distance racing machine and expedition enthusiast Bart de Zwart. Learn all about Bart and his training regimen HERE.
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