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. World’s Oldest SUP Race Celebrates 12th Annual Event
Heat Score – 62
The Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival is celebrating its 12th year as the oldest and longest running SUP race event in the world, on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, California at Kings Beach. More details HERE.
4. 5 Things To Look For When Buying A Fishing Paddle Board
Heat Score – 70
Fishing from your stand up paddle board (SUP) is an awesome alternative to fishing from your skiff or boat. Not only can you get a nice little workout in but you can also fish in places where it might be too difficult to fish from a boat, or where boats aren’t allowed. When looking for the perfect SUP to fish from you’re going to want to look for a board that has certain qualities. Learn more HERE.
3. Sian Sykes Becomes First to Circumnavigate Wales by SUP
Heat Score – 79
On the 60th day of her adventure, Sian Sykes completed her solo and unsupported SUP circumnavigation of Wales. With this, Sian becomes the first person to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) around the whole of Wales. Read more HERE.
2. The Benefit Of Training Indoors
Heat Score – 83
Between wind, weather, chop, swell, no babysitter, working too many hours and missing daylight, and a plethora of other reasons, sometimes the day just doesn’t allow for getting on the water. So, while we can accept the fact that indoor SUP training definitely is not as stress-relieving and euphoric as actually being on the water, it does have quite a few benefits. And when done appropriately, can be affordable AND highly effective. Learn more HERE.
1. Best Non-Inflatable Standup Paddle Boards 2018
Heat Score – 95
After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 110+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best non-inflatable stand up paddle board 2018 models. These are designated by the “A” grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). See the boards HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Kevin Shaffer sup boarding Dubble Suck rapid on the Ocoee river in Tennessee. Also capturing the historic flume line in the trees
Location: Ocoee River, Tennessee
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