Weekly Recap 06/18/2024



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. Paddleboard in Las Vegas

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Heat Score - 50

The City of Lights hides a hidden treasure for stand up paddle boarders that is just beyond the surrounding mountains.The Black Canyon National Water Trail was designated by the Secretary of Interior in 2014, making it the first in the Southwest and the first to flow through a desert. Read more HERE.






4. Summer Nutrition 101: Everything Your Body Needs to Stay on Top

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Heat Score - 68

1.2 million people are expected to paddle board this year. With the sun shining and the summer months quickly approaching, it’s time to grab our boards and hit the water. However, our boards aren’t the only things that we need to pack. We also need to make sure we have the right foods and nutrients for a long session under the scorching sun. Read more HERE.


3. 5 Reasons Tahiti Is The Perfect Place To Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 75

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. Read more HERE.


2. 5 Things To Look For When Buying A Fishing Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 86

Fishing from your stand up paddle board (SUP) is an awesome alternative to fishing from your skiff or boat. Not only can you get a nice little workout in but you can also fish in places where it might be too difficult to fish from a boat, or where boats aren’t allowed. When looking for the perfect SUP to fish from you’re going to want to look for a board that has certain qualities. Read more HERE.


1. SUP Pictures by Jimmy Martinello

Tim Emmet and Justin Sweeny Lake Lovely Water on route to peaks lakes river ocean quest testing out the new Red Compact boards

Heat Score - 95

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 adventure photographer Jimmy Martinello from the British Columbia. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Surftech USA

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