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. USA SUP to Officially Launch at Carolina Cup
Heat Score - 61
United States of America Stand Up Paddle (USA SUP) has opened its first-ever membership drive. Following a months-long series of strategy sessions and information meetings with key stakeholders, membership now opens to enable the community to grow the sport in the United States through safe, fair and inclusive events. Read more HERE.
4. How You Can Help The Earth Through Paddle Boarding
Heat Score - 70
There’s no better way to experience and enjoy the beautiful place that we call home by grabbing your paddle board and jumping in the water. In honor of Earth Day today we want to share our love for this planet by sharing a few ways you can help keep our planet pristine and clean through our love of standup paddle boarding. Read more HERE.
3. 5 Destinations for SUP Fly Fishing in North Carolina
Heat Score - 77
North Carolina is home to some of the most desirable freshwater and saltwater fishing destinations and is also gaining attention in the SUP world for all opportunities to paddle within the state, from the mountains to the sea. Check out our top picks for SUP fly-fishing in North Carolina below. Read more HERE.
2. Catching Up With April Zilg, Defending Champ at Carolina Cup
Heat Score - 86
An avowed “couch potato” eleven years ago, North Carolina’s April Zilg is now a dominant athlete on the international stage of paddle sports. In a recent interview with Robert Butler, April Zilg talks about her start in paddleboarding and how it changed her life; factors contributing to her success and more. Read more HERE.
1. Best All Around Stand Up Paddle Boards 2022
Heat Score - 95
After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 200+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best all around stand up paddle board 2022 models. These are designated by the "A" grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). More details HERE.
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