Weekly Recap 02/21/23


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. 5 Reasons Tahiti Is The Perfect Place To Paddle Board

5 Reasons Tahiti Is The Perfect Place To Paddle Board

Heat Score - 69

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. Read more HERE.





4. The Unexpected Benefits Of Combining SUP & Golf

The Unexpected Benefits of Combining SUP & Golf

Heat Score - 78

Some odd pairs make more sense than you might anticipate—SUP golf is one of them. This new and innovative water sport combines a popular golf side game and stand-up paddleboarding to make for a fun afternoon of friendly competition by the dock. Whether you’re indulging in SUP golf as a way to alleviate stress and anxiety or trying your hand at something competitive, here are a few reasons these two activities are a match made in heaven. Read more HERE.


3. Blue Ewer Joins NSP Racing Team

Blue Ewer Joins NSP Racing Team

Heat Score - 81

NSP is excited to announce that UK SUP champ racer Blue Ewer joined the NSP racing team this month. Blue Ewer (21) from Devon, UK, grew up with saltwater in his blood. His father, Dave, owns Reactive, a watersport store, and as an active waterman himself, he has spent a lifetime honing his skills in windsurfing, paddle board, surfing, and foil. Read more HERE.


2. 5 Tips To Improve Paddle Stroke

5 Tips To Improve Paddle Stroke

Heat Score - 84

A good paddle stroke is crucial to seeing results and improving skill level. Many of stand up paddling's top athletes stress that the paddle stroke is one of the most important, if not the most important, tool to master when paddling. We caught up with many of SUP's best athletes to get some tips on how to have a great paddle stroke. We spoke with Mo Freitas, Slater Trout, Lina Augaitis, Connor Baxter and Dan Gavere, Kai Lenny, Chuck Patterson and Casper Steinfath, as well as Candice Appleby and Annabel Anderson. Here are their top 5 tips. Read more HERE


1. SUP Photos By James Kao

SUP Photos By James Kao

Heat Score - 97

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fantastic photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight photographer James Kao from Redondo Beach, California. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

photo of the week

Photo via: Stuart Holmes

Location: Gibraltar

Description: "Exploring new coves on the East side of the Rock and enjoying a beautiful January morning."

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

© Copyrighted Exclusive SupConnect.com Content.


Last modified onWednesday, 01 March 2023 11:57

Submit your news, events, and all SUP info, so we can keep promoting and driving the great lifestyle of stand up paddling, building its community, and introducing people to healthier living.

Website: supconnect.com Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.