Weekly Recap 5/14/2019



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. The Sunscreen Dilemma

stream2sea opinion

Heat Score – 63

Paddling is your happy place. It is a fun way to exercise that often doubles as a spiritual experience that is harmonious with the nature that surrounds you. But when you put on your sunscreen and head out to enjoy the beauty of the water, what do you really know about the components of the lotion you’re lathering on your body? Read more HERE.





4. Paddle Boarding Brevard County, Florida

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Heat Score – 69

Located on the beautiful east coast of Florida, less than an hour drive from Orlando, lies Brevard County, a true standup paddle boarder’s paradise. Brevard County is home to a wide array of unique paddling destinations. From the epic beaches to the peaceful backwaters, there is a paddling destination for every skill level and paddler. Learn more HERE.

3. New SUP Company Offers Custom Adventures

custom sup adventure

Heat Score – 78

Beau Nixon is proud to announce the launch of his new SUP travel company Travel With A Paddle, which specialises in providing tailored stand up paddle holidays for paddlers of all ages and abilities. Learn more HERE.

2. SIC Maui and the WPA Debut the “ONE CLASS” Race Class

sic one class pr

Heat Score – 85

SIC Maui and the WPA (World Paddle Association) announce the debut of the “ONE CLASS” race class that officially kicked off at the 2019 Salt Life Cup in Columbus, Georgia this past weekend (May 4, 2019). More details HERE.

1. 5 Tips For First Time SUP Racers

2015 race the lake cover

Heat Score – 91

When preparing for your very first SUP race it’s important to be prepared and know what to expect from your first experience. To give you some insight on what you need to do to get ready for your first paddle board race, we caught up with some of the best SUP racing pros out there to get you some tips. Here are the top five tips for first time SUP racers.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Anita Harwood     

Description: Sunset paddle.

Location: Queensland, Australia

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