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How To Fix A Ding On Your Standup Paddle Board

Getting a ding on your paddle board is a bummer but it’s not the end of the world. Unless something catastrophic happens dings on your board should be relatively simple to fix. Here, BIC SUPs Jimmy Blakeney shows you how to repair fiberglass and plastic stand up paddle boards and surfboards.

  • Published in Tips

5 Reasons Tahiti Is The Perfect Place To Paddle Board

We all dream of an exotic vacation packed with relaxation, sunshine, and the warm water of the tropics. We see photos of crystal-clear water with beautiful mountainous backdrops and think to ourselves what it would be like to be in a place that perfect. Tahiti is a place where these dreams and thoughts are a reality. We here at Supconnect agree that Tahiti stands out as one of the ideal places to paddle board. Here are five reasons why:

  • Published in Travel

5 Tips To Help You Have A Successful SUP Race

With the Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge only days away and the Pacific Paddle Games right around the corner we thought it best to supply you with some tips that can help you have a successful race come race day. We checked in with the best-of-the-best stand up paddle boarding pros including Naish's Kai Lenny, Boardworks' Slater Trout, Chuck Patterson, Starboard's Connor Baxter, SIC Maui's Lina Augaitis and Annabel Anderson to name a few. We took what they had to say and came up with 5 tips to help you have a successful race.

  • Published in Tips

10 Nutrition Tips for Peak SUP Performance

Nothing puts more of a damper on your downwinder than quick crash of energy and stamina. And even the most proficient of paddlers, and strategic of strokes will lose steam if the fuel coming in is lacking the proper nutrients. If you are looking to increase your speed, replenish your muscles after race-training, achieve 3-legged down dog, or simply just wanting some healthy snacks to carry with you on your typical Sunday Funday, Jodelle Fitzwater put together her Top 10 Nutrition tips to keep you SUP-er strong and paddling long!

  • Published in Tips

Stand Up Paddling & SUP Surfing Barbados

Heliconia Press and BIC SUP are pleased to announce the premiere of the Facing Waves, Paddling Barbados. In this episode, the BIC SUP Team explore the beautiful island of Barbados in search of the perfect wave and discover scenic coastlines perfect for paddle boarding.

Scene Is Set For Dramatic Showdown At 2016 SUP World Cup

The German stop on the Stand Up World Series has long been a gold standard for the sport of Stand Up Paddling, with a unique festival atmosphere, thousands of spectators and show to remember featuring the World's very best athletes. In 2016, the bar will be set even higher, as Mercedes-Benz has stepped up as a Title Partner and the event will be hosted in an exciting new venue that will bring the event to life for athletes and spectators alike.

  • Published in News

SUP Family Travels To Rapa Nui & Educates On Plastic Pollution

Carine Camboulives & Manu Bouvet are professional board riders based in Maui, Hawaii. For the last 15 years they've been searching for the perfect spot all over the world. Their latest documentary tells their adventure to the most isolated land on earth; Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island. The mystic Easter Island not only hides the mysterious Moai and some world class waves but is situated in the middle of a huge floating plastic vortex…

BIC Sport Partners With REI Outessa Summit

BIC Sport announced its sponsorship of the REI Outessa Summit, outdoor weekend getaways for women which offers authentic outdoor adventures led by professional athletes and guides. In its inaugural year, the two weekends will be held at Kirkwood Resort near Lake Tahoe, California, from August 19 to 21, and Powder Mountain near Salt Lake City, Utah from September 9 to 11. Registration is now open to the public.

  • Published in News

BIC SUP Wing Paddle Board Series 2016 Video

The BIC SUP Ace-Tec Wing Series are award-winning touring shapes that were designed for efficiency and stability. The Wing series offers a smooth and effortless paddling experience. Perfect for sunrise cruises along your local lake, destination day-tripping to secluded spots as well as serious exploration in extreme conditions.

  • Published in Gear

Why We Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

Why do you stand up paddle (SUP)? Is it because it allows you to enjoy nature? Because you love the water? Because it’s fun? All of the above? Here, a few of the BIC SUP team ambassadors Connor Bonham, Matt Hite, Casi Rynkowski and Jimmy Blakeney explain why they SUP and share their motivations and passions for SUP Surfing.

  • Published in News

BIC SUP Performer Paddle Board Series 2016 Video

If you’re looking for a board that’s equally at home surfing a wave as it is relaxing on the local lake, look no further than the BIC SUP ACE-TEC Performer Series. The design team have blended surf-inspired longboard outlines for solid wave performance with confidence-inspiring stability and a moderate rocker profile for versatility in flat-water conditions.

  • Published in Gear
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