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Weekly Recap 3/29/2022


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. Starboard Introduces Tiki SUP Challenge 10X

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Heat Score - 63

In celebration of Starboard's 10x climate positive journey, Starboard today announced their virtual SUP challenge, the Tiki SUP Challenge 10X. The challenge is simple: paddle 10km in one session any day between today and October 10, 2022. More details HERE.





4. Do’s and Don’ts for Watching Marine Life

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Heat Score - 71

As paddlers we have a duty, a responsibility, to respect nature and share our playground responsibly with those that own it, wildlife. Read more HERE.


3. Top 10 SUP Race Organizing Mistakes

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Heat Score - 77

There are several mistakes that can seriously undermine or completely ruin your stand up paddleboard (SUP) event. Sometimes these mistakes are not apparent in the first year or years of the event, but eventually catch up and can bring it to a complete halt. With several years of SUP event organizing on the record, there are now some clear patterns and pitfalls that plague events, large and small. Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid. Read more HERE.


2. Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves

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Heat Score - 85

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.


1. Best Places for Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Dominican Republic

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Heat Score - 93

The Dominican Republic is situated in the Caribbean region and is about two-thirds of Hispaniola's eastern portion, consisting of twenty-nine provinces, and has a total land area of about 48,730 square kilometers (18,810 square miles). Swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, surfing and of course standup paddle boarding (SUP) are just a few of the many water sports available. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Mike Garrett

Description: Enjoying the last few minutes of the day in the Columbia River Gorge.

Location: Hood River, OR

If you'd like to be selected for Photo Of The Week, enter via the Supconnect Photo of the Year Contest. 

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