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. Paddle Boarding Grenada Island
Heat Score – 69
‘The Spice Isle’, as Grenada’s affectionately known, isn’t one of the first Caribbean islands you think of when talking about water sports. Grenada sits towards the bottom end of the West Indian archipelago, quietly awaiting your arrival. Read more HERE.
4. APP Announces Barbados As New Stop for Surfing Tour
Heat Score – 75
The APP is proud to announce that the APP World Tour will be coming to the beautiful Island of Barbados from the 9th – 17th November for its 3rd surfing stop of the 2019 season. The event will feature both men and women’s competition and is one of four surfing stops this season on the APP World Tour. To be held at the world famous Soup Bowl, the event will showcase some of the most high performance surfing of the season in the magical waves found in Bathsheba, on the wave-blessed East Coast of Barbados. More details HERE.
3. Ways to Avoid Too Much Sun Exposure While Paddle Boarding
Heat Score – 82
Getting your much-needed vitamin D while paddle boarding is one of the perks of being on the water though it’s important to take note that too much sun exposure can be harmful and cause problems down the road. To avoid getting too much sun while paddle boarding we’ve teamed up with dermatologist Rebecca Shpall, MD to get you a list of what you can do. Read more HERE.
2. Fall 2019 Paddle Boarding Gear Guide
Heat Score – 88
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, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have’s for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP’er for the 2019 Fall SUP season, so there’s sure to be something in this guide for everyone! View Gear Guide HERE.
1. Clothing And Its SUP Performance Impact
Heat Score – 95
For some, SUP is a lighthearted frolic in the water, whereas for others, it’s a serious fitness regime; as the LA Times have noted, simply maintaining good posture during SUP is a serious workout. Just like all sports and fitness arenas, there is a significant amount of min-maxing going on behind the scenes with SUP – and clothing enters as its own debate. Just as nutrition and sleep impact the internal workings of the body, having the right clothing can help to maximize your performance. Read more HERE.
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