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 Basic SUP Yoga Poses For Beginners
Heat Score - 65
Dashama Gordon is one of the leading voices in the SUP Yoga movement and together with her sponsor Starboard SUP, Dashama has come out with a series of SUP Yoga tutorials where she shares some standup paddle board yoga tips. If you're interested in trying SUP Yoga, here are a few basic poses to get you started. Learn more HERE.
4. 6 Fishing Tips from the Pros
Heat Score - 73
Whether you’re just getting into SUP (stand up paddle board) fishing or have been doing it for a while, it’s definitely one discipline of paddle boarding that takes a lot of time, energy and patience to master. Here, we’ve caught up with some of the SUP fishing pros from Vibe Kayaks to share some helpful tips and tricks that should give you a nice jumpstart into your new favorite hobby. Read more HERE.
3. Spring 2021 SUP Gear Guide
Heat Score - 81
The sun is starting to shine, ice is melting and spring is starting to peek it’s head around the corner. With temperatures rising and waterways defrosting into lakes and rivers again, it’s time to start getting geared up and ready to get back on the water and out of the winter hibernation. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, accessories, and of course boards for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2021 Spring paddle boarding season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone! Learn more HERE.
2. 6 Dog Breeds Great for Paddleboarding
Heat Score - 88
Some dogs are born to join you in the water, while others will take it a step further and try their hand—or paw—at paddleboarding. This lakeside or shoreline sport, which involves propelling oneself through the water with a paddle, is ideal for owners and canines who want to make more than a splash. If you’re looking into becoming an avid paddleboard enthusiast, the following popular breeds will have no trouble hitting the waves with you. Just don’t forget to pocket these helpful stand-up board tips! Read more HERE.
1. Paddleboarding Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Heat Score - 95
Lake Atitlán was once called “the most beautiful lake in the world”. It is the deepest lake in Central America at 1,115 feet and covers an area over 50 square miles at a nearly 5,000 foot elevation. It is known for its indigenous Mayan communities that have called the lake home for centuries and the scenic beauty created by steep forested hills and three conical volcanoes converging at the water. This idyllic backdrop creates the ultimate paddle destination. Read more HERE.
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Description: Winter paddling on the East side Gibraltar.
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