Weekly Recap 1/15/2019



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. SUP Tail Design 101

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Heat Score – 61

Have you ever wondered why the tail of your paddle board is flat and square while the ones down the beach have rounded tails? There is a reason for the different tail shapes, and it’s not just cosmetic. A SUP’s tail shape is integrally tied to how the board is designed to perform. So if you’re shopping for a new paddle board, it is worth paying attention to the shape of the tail. Read more HERE.





4. Victoria Burgess Joins Paddle Monster As Head Of Nutrition Program

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Heat Score – 68

Certified sports nutritionist and world class stand up paddleboard competitor Victoria Burgess is joining the Paddle Monster team as its nutrition coach, starting February 1, 2019. Read more HERE.

3. Registration Opens for 2019 Sunset Beach Pro

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Heat Score – 76

Entries are now officially open for the 2019 APP World Tour Opener at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, with a holding period going from the 11th – 23rd February 2019. Read more HERE.

2. SUP Foil: What Paddle Should I Use?

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Heat Score – 80

Foil surfing suspends you into the air. It is a crazy and unique feeling that is somewhere between flying and surfing. But do you need a longer paddle because you are surfing much higher in the air? Read more HERE.

1. Winter SUPing: How To Stay Warm In Frigid Temperatures

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Heat Score – 90

As winter settles rubber thickens and sessions tend to get shorter. Wetsuit technology has come a long way and continues evolving every single season. New lighter and warmer materials take the spotlight on magazines and videos and people run to spend the well earned $$$ on the new layers. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Blair Martin          

Description: Summers day on the lake.

Location: Lake Hawea

If you’d like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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