Weekly Recap 3/9/2021


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. Red Paddle Co Launches Cutting-Edge Brand Ad

red paddle never compromise campaign

Heat Score - 60

The world’s leading inflatable paddle board brand, Red Paddle Co, has encapsulated the very essence of its core values in its pioneering 2021 video, ‘Never Compromise’. Coming out of an extraordinary yet positive year for paddle boarding, this prominent paddle board brand continues to demonstrate its unrivaled innovation, development, and dedication to the paddle board industry - a marker which establishes Red at the forefront of the inflatable paddle board market. Learn more HERE.





4. How to Start Camping With Your Paddle Board

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Heat Score - 67

Camping isn't just about going outdoors and choosing a field to camp in! What I love about the outdoor activity is that it isn't just limited to walking or cycling, but there are a ton of things you can also do when in the water. A favorite of mine would have to be paddle boarding! You'll be surprised at how you can both camp in a quiet spot while enjoying the sweet waters, roaming around various destinations. And it's so simple to do! Just strap on your stuff on the paddle board and begin exploring. Read more HERE.

3. Exploring Wanning, China

paddle boarding wanning china

Heat Score - 76

Wanning on the eastern coast of Hainan Island in China was the site of 2018’s ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. Dive into this destination and learn more about the paddling scene in the area. Learn more HERE.

2. The Best Tech For Recording Your SUP Adventures

sup tech recording 2

Heat Score - 81

Research shows that taking photos decreases the ability to remember lived experiences, according to a study published in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition that detailed two experiments. However, for those who want to preserve their adventures paddleboarding while still living in the moment, video recording may just be the way to go. From waterproofing and editing essentials to high tech action cameras, here are just a few tech solutions that will help to preserve your adventures for years to come. Read more HERE.

1. How to Train for when SUP Racing Returns

training for sup racing

Heat Score - 93

As our world starts to come back together safely, the next question is when is SUP Racing coming back? For avid paddlers the training never stopped. But if you have been off the water and spent more time on the couch during the pandemic, you might need a training regimen that will get you back into paddle racing shape. If your free time has opened up since the pandemic, or you are spending countless hours as an essential worker, no one wants to spend all day at the gym. That is why Red Pedrick, Founder of PaddleSynergy and West Coast Gliders, uses Tabata training for himself and his paddlers. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Korey Konga     

Description: Sunrise on Lake Whatcom

Location: Bellingham, WA

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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Last modified onWednesday, 03 March 2021 11:01

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