Weekly Recap 07/02/2024



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. How SUP Fitness Can Be Your Best Shot At Success For Weight Loss

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Heat Score - 51

Around 63% of Americans aiming to lose weight tap into physical activities and eating healthy, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Beyond knowing how to maximize your nutritional intake, it is important to know what sort of physical activities will get you the most results for your effort. Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) can be your perfect gateway toward weight loss. So why exactly is SUP so good for getting in shape? Read more HERE.






4. Before You Can Paddle Board, Learning to Swim is a Must

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Heat Score - 66

Knowing how to swim is considered a vital life skill, yet there are around four billion people across the globe who haven’t mastered it. This is pretty surprising considering that swimming is more than just a pastime or hobby — it can actually save your life in many different types of situations. Knowing how to swim also opens up a wide gamut of sports for you, including stand up paddleboarding (SUP). Read more HERE.


3. Head Above Water: Simple Tips To Avoid Accidents On A Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 74

As of October last year, there were 32 drownings in State Parks, several of them occurring during paddleboarding trips, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. These unfortunate occurrences place further emphasis on SUP beginners learning how to avoid common mistakes. Beyond this, it is crucial to grow your understanding of how to avoid drowning. Thankfully, there are simple tips that can help you to avoid accidents on a paddleboard holiday and enjoy a safe and enjoyable trip. Read more HERE.


2. Paddle boarding Ibiza, Spain

Cala Xuclar Photographer André Oosterhuis

Heat Score - 82

Ibiza, also known as the “White Island”, is one of the Spanish Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean sea. Due to its mild Mediterranean weather boasting over 300 sunny days per year, its crystal-clear calm sea and a breath-taking coastline with many stunning coves, hidden caves and mystical islets, Ibiza island is an ideal destination for paddle boarding. Read more HERE.


1. Monumental 15th Annual Supconnect Awards Launches

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Heat Score - 99

Supconnect is thrilled to announce the launch of the highly anticipated 15th Annual Supconnect Awards. For over a decade and a half, these prestigious awards have celebrated outstanding contributions to the stand-up paddle industry and continue to set the benchmark for recognition in the sport. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Aaron Birch

Location: Wenderholm Regional Park, Waiwera, New Zealand

Description: "This View. This Life. What a Dream."

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

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