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 Set Up A Tow
Heat Score - 62
As a SUP coach or paddling in a group, at some point we may need to resort to towing. This may happen if a paddler becomes tired, equipment failure or you feel the need to train with some extra drag. Towing can be used to help or position group members as well as in a rescue situation. Learn more HERE.
4. The Benefit Of Stand Up Paddle Boarding For Kids
Heat Score - 70
Sadly, in today’s rushed society, you can’t go anywhere and not see a cell phone or tablet in a child’s hand…and it’s not just kids; adults are guilty of this as well. Truth of the matter is—most kids would rather stay indoors and interact on social media than go outside. Enter stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and we may have a solution. Read more HERE.
3. SUP Surfing - Things To Know
Heat Score - 75
Ever wonder what you need to know when it comes to SUP surfing? Yes, the sport may look intimidating, but, anyone can do it with some practice and time. To other water sports, standup paddling can sometimes be a downer to be around because of the lack of knowledge that some who participate in the sport possess. We wanted to look into the essentials of what the average SUP surfer needs to know, so we asked none other than SUP surfing extraordinaire Sean Poynter. Learn more HERE.
2. Paddle Boarding Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Heat Score - 82
Vanuatu is a scattering of 83 tropical islands amidst the blue waters of the South Pacific. Often referred to as the Happiest Place on Earth, stand up paddle boarders, divers and cavers will be left with serious face-ache after visiting Santo’s palm-fringed shores. Read more HERE.
1. Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves
Heat Score - 90
Most people believe that to improve your paddling, all you have to do is practice. Stand up paddling requires high amounts of stamina, energy and muscle function. Without them, this can mean the difference between missing the best waves of the day and winning the competition. Read more HERE.
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