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. Floatski Creates New Walk On Water Product
Heat Score - 61
Floatski is the first product on this currently non-existing market that enables the user to walk on the surface of water. It’s reasonably fast - normal walking speed 3-4 miles per hour, stable, and easy to use. It’s also a slightly eccentric workout and looks great on pictures (this is what we call instagram friendly). Read more HERE.
4. What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition
Heat Score - 70
Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Read more HERE.
3. Paddle Boarding Barbados
Heat Score - 77
Barbados or Bim, as it is lovingly referred to by its local inhabitants, is a perfect island paradise for the progressive adventuring paddle boarder. With its rich history, Barbados packs a real punch in its 166 square mile package. Learn more HERE.
2. Michael Booth and Jade Lane Win 2020 King of the Cut
Heat Score - 85
Michael Booth (originally Newcastle, now Perth) and Jade Lane (Perth) are crowned the respective King and Queen of the Cut, the first male and female across the finish line after racing the 24-kilometer Stand Up Surf Shop King Of The Cut. Read more HERE.
1. Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide 2020
Heat Score - 92
With the gift-giving holidays in full swing, it's time to think about getting something awesome for the SUP'er in your life so here at Supconnect, we've put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market. If you're looking for something to get for your lover, mother, brother, sister, friend, or anyone for that matter this holiday season, this guide will be perfect for the stand up paddler in your life. And who's to say you can't get a little something for yourself, 'Tis the season after all. Read more HERE.
Photo Of The Week
Description: Catalan Bay Beach, quaint Mediterranean village on Gibraltar’s east side with crystal clear water and sandy seabed.
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