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. Nutritional Tips for Finding Balance On and Off Your SUP
Heat Score – 67
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. So, check out these three tips that can supplement your strength training and improve your game. Read HERE.
4. 6 Amazing Places To Paddle Board In Japan
Heat Score – 75
Although small in size, Japan is one place that has no shortage of places to stand up paddle board (SUP). As a nation completely surrounded by water there are endless opportunities to grab your SUP and find the perfect place to get on the water. Professional paddle boarder and Starboard SUP Dream Team athlete Tomo Murabayashi calls Japan home and has given us some insight to six amazing places to paddle board in Japan. Read more HERE.
3. Fall 2018 Paddle Boarding Gear Guide
Heat Score – 81
Seasons are a-changin’ and the cooler weather and fall colors will be making their way to your oceans and waterways in no time. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, accessories, boards and all the must have’s for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP’er for the 2018 Fall SUP season, so there’s sure to be something in this guide for everyone! Check it out HERE.
2. New York SUP Open Delivers on Hudson River Race
Heat Score – 88
Lady Liberty did not disappoint. The greatest stand up paddle athletes on the planet gathered to test the waters of the Hudson River in NYC over the weekend on Day #1 of the New York SUP Open, 2nd stop of the APP World Tour. Everybody said it was a bucket list item. Every paddler has a story to tell. It was one iconic event, not to be soon forgot. Here’s the recap.
1. Could Caffeine Boost Your SUP Performance?
Heat Score – 93
Did you start today with a cup of coffee? Most of us already enjoy a daily cup of Joe, with around 64 percent of Americans drinking at least one cup of coffee each day. But while Americans may drink the most coffee in the world, coffee can be much more than just part of your morning routine. Caffeine could actually boost your workout and improve your SUP performance and has become a favorite exercise partner for many athletes around the world. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: You can take the girl out of Africa, but you can’t take Africa out of the girl. Charmaine goes wayyyyy old school with her board-carrying after a sunset SUP & sip session.
Location: Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
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