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 Paddle Boarding Could Save Your Eyes
Heat Score - 68
Eyes getting worse? Myopia, loss of vision, and vision problems are on the rise. Could it be our constant use of smartphone screens, tablet screens, and computer screens? And did you know stand up paddling can actually help? Read more HERE.
4. How To Fix A Ding On Your Standup Paddle Board
Heat Score - 73
Getting a ding on your paddle board is a bummer but it’s not the end of the world. Unless something catastrophic happens dings on your board should be relatively simple to fix. Here, BIC SUPs Jimmy Blakeney shows you how to repair fiberglass and plastic stand up paddle boards and surfboards. Read more HERE.
3. Paddle Boarding British Columbia, Canada
Heat Score - 84
Coastal landscapes, characterized by high, snow-covered mountains rising above narrow fjords and inlets, contrast with the broad forested upland of the central interior and the plains of the northeast. British Columbia holds most of its population in the southern part of the province and on the coast. The large amount of valley and mountain ranges create water flow throughout the whole province creating the perfect destination for standup paddle boarding. Read more HERE.
2. Tips To Improve Your SUP Surf Performance
Heat Score - 86
Now that you’re hooked to the feeling of riding waves you’re probably ready to step it up and start improving your skills. We’ve gathered tips and advice from some of the top SUP surfing pros from around the globe to help guide you towards your goal of becoming a better stand up paddle surfer. Read more HERE.
1. Nutrition & Training: How Seychelle Fuels Her Body
Heat Score - 91
Not only is SIC Maui Global team rider Seychelle a world class athlete and world standup paddle champion racer but she's also a fitness and health guru. Seychelle's nutrition regimen is likely a huge part of why she's been so successful as an athlete and keeping herself in top shape. To get a better idea of her routine and how she fuels her body we checked in with Seychelle and asked her a few questions. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Photo via: Stuart Holmes
Location: Getares, Spain
Description: "Not as close as I usually am. View from across the Bay."
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