Weekly Recap 07/09/2024



Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the Top 4 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. 

News: Event Announcement

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Supconnect Awards 2024

The Supconnect Awards 2024 voting is now open! It's time to support your favorite stand-up paddleboarding athletes and brands. Cast your vote for the Man, Woman, and Grom of the Year, as well as industry distinctions like Brand of the Year, Shop of the Year, Gear of the Year, and Sales Rep of the Year. Don't miss the chance to have your say in this prestigious lineup. Make your voice heard today and vote today! Vote Now HERE.






4. Ways to Avoid Too Much Sun Exposure While Paddle Boarding

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Heat Score - 61

Enjoying vitamin D while paddle boarding is a great perk, but too much sun exposure can be harmful. To help you stay safe, we've teamed up with dermatologist Dr. Rebecca Shpall to provide tips on avoiding excessive sun while on the water. Read more HERE.


3. SUP Pictures By Sam Aiken Photography

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Heat Score - 77

In our photography series that showcases the work of exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world, we are proud to highlight 27 year-old photographer out of Colorado, Sam Aiken. Sam has an eye for photography that captures a unique essence of the sport that we all love. Read more HERE.


2. Paddle Boarding
Lake Como

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Heat Score - 84

Nestled in the mountains of northern Italy’s Lombardy region is Lake Como. Surrounded by quaint villages and beautiful villas tucked into the green mountainsides, Lake Como has grown to be one of the most coveted vacation spots in Italy. Identified by its unique upside down 'Y' shape, Lake Como offers travelers miles and miles of water to explore. Read more HERE.


1. What Are the Mental Health Benefits of SUP?

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Heat Score - 90

Year after year, Google Trends as well as the SUPIA (Standup Paddle Industry Association) continues to report an increase in the participation rates in stand up paddleboarding. From first-timers taking a class while on vacation, to long-time enthusiasts, it is easy to see the attraction to the activity. SUPing can be fun, relaxing, and an amazing way to stay in shape. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Jobe Watersports

Description“Gliding over Crystal-Clear Turquoise Waters.”

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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Last modified onTuesday, 09 July 2024 20:31

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