Weekly Recap 2/13/2018



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. How To Take Fishing From The Dock To Your SUP

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Heat Score – 68

Making the transition from fishing from the dock to fishing to your SUP can be as simple or as complex as you would like to make it. I find myself falling into both categories, generally depending on the amount of time I have to get out on the water or the fish that I aim to target. With dock fishing, you already have a handful of the items needed to get you fishing off of your SUP and with the information below, you can easily make that transition. Read more HERE.






4. Plastic Tide: Clean Up Documentary

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Heat Score – 74

Sian Sykes from Psyched Paddleboarding explains what everyone can do to help and how making small adjustments in your every day life will make a huge difference in a massive plastic pollution problem that we’re currently facing. In a short documentary called Plastic Tide: Clean Up Documentary Ms. Sykes walks us through the problem and what we can do as a water-loving community to help fight it. Watch the documentary HERE.


3. What to Expect at Air France Paddle Festival 2018

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Heat Score – 81

Tahiti’s biggest stand up paddle event, the Air France Paddle Festival, is back for its 5th consecutive year and will be hitting the beautiful shores of Maeva Beach on Saturday April 7, 2018. Recently announced as the first event of The Paddle League’s new World Tour, the event is expected to attract even more competitors than previous years, especially high profile athletes that are gunning for the crown. Read more HERE.


2. Paddle Boarding County Kerry, Ireland

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Heat Score – 88

County Kerry is made up of four different peninsulas jutting out into the North Atlantic. This results in a long coastline of rugged beauty, formed by crashing waves and strong winds throughout the winter months. This also means there are plenty of sheltered spots to pull out a paddle board and start exploring the spectacular coastline in almost any weather condition. Read more about paddling in Ireland HERE.

1. 9 Ways to Have Fun on Group SUPs

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Heat Score – 97

Stand up paddle boarding is on the upward trend in participation and with that comes more opportunities for even more fun. In the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise in popularity for group SUPs, as in a paddle board that can hold a group of paddlers at one time. Here we’ve listed 9 ways you can have fun on a group SUP.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Samo Laharnar.

Description: Spring in full swing in Idrijca river, Slovenia

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