Weekly Recap 4/14/2020


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. A Perfect Example Of Why Paddle Boarders Must Always Wear A Leash

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Heat Score - 63

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. Watch the video HERE.





4. Big Gear Show Not Cancelling 2020 Summer Event...Yet

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Heat Score - 69

The Big Gear Show, formerly known as PaddleSports Retailer, has announced that it plans on continuing the show this summer despite many event cancellations surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic. This year, the show will be held for the first time in Salt Lake City at the end of July. More details HERE.

3. How To Do A Frontside Top Turn On Your SUP

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Heat Score - 76

As you progress and further develop your surfing skills on your stand up paddle board, one trick to add to your bag is definitely the frontside top turn. The frontside top turn is likely one of the most performed maneuvers on a wave. SUP surfing expert Sean Poynter helps you get more familiar with the process of it. Check it out HERE.

2. Paddle Boarding Da Lat City, Vietnam

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Heat Score - 84

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.

1. How SUP Fitness Can Be Your Best Shot At Success For Weight Loss

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Heat Score - 90

Around 63% of Americans aiming to lose weight tap into physical activities and eating healthy, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Beyond knowing how to maximize your nutritional intake, it is important to know what sort of physical activities will get you the most results for your effort. Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) can be your perfect gateway toward weight loss. So why exactly is SUP so good for getting in shape? Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 4 14 2020

Photo via: Erin MacDonald   

Description: Cruising down the Green River.

Location: Washago, Ontario

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