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. 5 Reasons To Take Your Yoga Off The Mat And Onto A Paddleboard
Heat Score - 67
If you enjoy yoga and being out on the water you will love stand-up paddleboard yoga. With warmer weather on the horizon, here are five great reasons to think about taking your yoga practice off the mat and onto a paddleboard.
4. 10 Nutrition Tips for Peak SUP Performance
Heat Score - 73
Nothing puts more of a damper on your downwinder than quick crash of energy and stamina. And even the most proficient of paddlers, and strategic of strokes will lose steam if the fuel coming in is lacking the proper nutrients. If you are looking to increase your speed, replenish your muscles after race-training, achieve 3-legged down dog, or simply just wanting some healthy snacks to carry with you on your typical Sunday Funday, Jodelle Fitzwater put together her Top 10 Nutrition tips to keep you SUP-er strong and paddling long! Read more HERE.
3. 25 Of Our Favorite Male Pro SUP Instagrams
Heat Score - 81
Instagram is one of our favorite social media platforms to hang out on. We love the image-based platform and the accessibility of being able to see what our favorite athletes are up to. With Instagram we get to follow along with them on their adventures around the world and we want you to follow along too! Here are 25 of the best male professional paddlers worth following on Instagram.
2. Sean Poynter Wows and Wins at Barbados Pro
Heat Score - 88
The final day of competition at the Barbados Pro delivered in every sense: the best waves of the week, glassy conditions and the final 8 Men and Women lined up to do battle for victory at Stop #3 of the 2019 APP World Tour. After a disappointing result in New York, the 2018 World Champion Sean Poynter finds his rhythm to take victory in Barbados. Read more HERE.
1. Izzi Gomez Wins Barbados Pro and Secures A Record 5th World Title
Heat Score - 95
Finals Day dawned with great surf and no wind, providing the ideal conditions to wrap what has been an epic 3rd stop of the APP World Tour here in Barbados. Coming into this final day, the World Title scenarios had been laid out and 4 Times World Champion Izzi Gomez knew what she had to do in order to secure her record 5th World Title here in Barbados, prior to the finals in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: she had to win. Read more HERE.
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Description: Get at it before the lakes freeze over... for the next 7 months :(
Location: Banff, AB
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