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 To Analyze Your Surf Break
Heat Score - 62
Sean Poynter is one of the best stand up paddle surfers in the world, so when he stops to give some surf advice, you be sure to listen. In Sean's 'how-to' surf series, Sean explains how to analyze your surf break. Sean gives us a list of a few things to keep in mind. Read more HERE.
4. Reasons To Take Your Phone Paddle Boarding
Heat Score - 71
We paddle for lots of reasons, we keep fit through training programs, we improve our mental health through escapism and most of all we just have fun! As a fellow paddler and SUP business owner, David Walker of the Paddle Logger App advocates taking your phones out on the water. Read more HERE.
3. Top 5 Beginner Mistakes to Avoid
Heat Score - 77
We all make mistakes, especially as a beginner in anything new that we try. Stand up paddle boarding is no different and as one of the fastest growing sports in the world, there are tons of newbies that are participating in the sport on a daily basis. To help these newbies from committing the same mistakes that we've all fallen victim to, here are some of the top mistakes to avoid as a beginner paddle boarder. Read more HERE.
2. 6 Essential SUP Safety Items the You Should Never Be Without
Heat Score - 81
SUP safety is an important topic that unfortunately doesn't get the coverage it rightfully deserves. As our sport has exploded in popularity, it's attracted plenty of newcomers who have little or no experience when it comes to water safety. Due to this fact, it's absolutely critical that we all do our part to educate new paddlers on basic paddling safety practices. Read more HERE.
1. 5 of Our Favorite Paddling Spots in Southern California
Heat Score - 90
If you don’t know, now you know – Southern California offers some of the best paddle boarding spots in the United States. From Coronado to Catalina Island, there are an abundance of amazing places to cruise on your SUP. Lucky for you, we picked out the best five. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Good friend and SUP aficionado Alex.T pointing out some cormorant birds in the distance at Gibraltar’s majestic Eastside.
Location: Gibraltar Eastside
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