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. 10 Intermediate Tips For Organizing Great SUP Races
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Learn how to take your event to the next level with a few extra steps. It’s important to note, however, that these extra steps can have a major impact on the overall success of your event, ranging from funding and attendance to promotion and beyond. All the steps below serve as a highly important layer to the 10 Basic Tips for Organizing SUP Races. So, here are the intermediate tips for sup race organizing in no particular order. Learn more HERE.
4. A Perfect Example Of Why Paddle Boarders Must Always Wear A Leash
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There’s a huge debate going on in the SUP world about whether or not paddlers should wear a leash and/or a PFD. One or the other? Both? The video here showcases the perfect example of why paddle boarders must always wear a leash, especially during a downwinder. The video shows just how fast your board can get away from you and leave you stranded out in the middle of the ocean with nothing to keep you afloat. Read more HERE.
3. How To Choose Your First SUP
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Buying your first paddle board can be a challenge. Stand up paddle boards (SUP) aren’t cheap, and a first time buyer can quickly be overwhelmed by all of the options and variations that exist in the market place. Inflatable or hard board? What size should you get? Hull shape? Length? Materials? Price? The stuff one needs to learn seems to go on forever. Answering these basic questions will help you get the SUP that’s right for you. Learn more HERE.
2. Molokai 2 Oahu Cancelled Again for 2021
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For the second year the Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) race has had to cancel their event due to the global pandemic. See the statement from event organizers. Read more HERE.
1. Top 15 Locations for Paddle Boarding This Summer
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Summer is on its way, and with it comes the desire to have some fun in the water and start planning your summer trips. Here are 15 of the best places where you can derive the pleasure of gliding in water. Read more HERE.
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