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 Punch Through A River Wave On A SUP
Heat Score - 63
If you’ve been spending a solid amount of time paddle boarding down river you should have the basics down. Now, you’re more than likely ready to take the next step. Here, river expert Mike Tavares shares a couple of tips for running waves or small hydraulics on a whitewater SUP. This video is intended to help with basic river running technique while paddling downstream on a SUP. Check it out HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding Da Lat City, Vietnam
Heat Score - 72
Amidst Da Lat - a city of a thousand flowers - is Tuyen Lam lake, located just around 5km from Da Lat center. Having 360ha area (around 3.6 square km) surrounded by lots of lush green pine trees and flowery hills, Tuyen Lam Lake is infamous for its pristine features and yet to become the top water sport destination. Read more HERE.
3. How To Help A Special Needs Child Enjoy Paddle Boarding
Heat Score - 77
SUP, or stand up paddleboarding, is a great activity for children with special needs, provided that they receive encouragement and support from parents, SUP instructors, or other caregivers. Check it out HERE.
2. EQUIP Reimagines the SUP Rental System
Heat Score - 85
SUP enthusiasts create a rental model that minimizes hassle and allows greater access to the sport. Equip, a new company based in the US, is rethinking how the rental system works, starting with SUP. Renters and travelers alike can use the Equip app to access a locker unit that is stocked with rental equipment. Read more HERE.
1. Clothing And Its SUP Performance Impact
Heat Score - 93
Just like all sports and fitness arenas, there is a significant amount of min-maxing going on behind the scenes with SUP – and clothing enters as its own debate. Read more HERE.
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