Weekly Recap 4/28/2020


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. The Original SUP Podcast Gets A Rebirth

supfm podcast rebirth

Heat Score - 63

SUPfm, the original stand up paddle podcast, has finally returned, with Season One available to download, and Season Two episodes released weekly. Originally launched back in 2015 and presented by Nick (a South African ex game ranger, river guide and SUP tour company owner) and produced by Simon, (a British SUP clothing brand owner and instructor), the SUPfm Podcast showcases the diversity and strengths of SUP personalities and experiences globally. More details HERE.





4. New Webinar Series Aimed Towards Helping Retailers During Pandemic

emerald webinar series

Heat Score - 68

Emerald’s retail brands that include ASD Market Week, NY NOW, Outdoor Retailer and Surf Expo, today announced the launch of a 10-part webinar series titled “Stand Up 4 Retail.” The webinar series, which launched April 16th, was created to help online and offline retailers alike overcome the challenges that COVID-19 has brought to their businesses by providing resources and support. More details HERE.

3. Get Exotic on Your Next SUP Adventure: 3 Must-Visit Destinations

exotic sup destination costa rica

Heat Score - 76

With over 1.2 million paddlers across the globe, it is clear to see why stand up paddling is popular among travelers. When planning the next ultimate paddling trip, SUP enthusiasts have their own favorite destinations to visit. The conversation usually talks of calm waters, stunning scenery, and pristine lakes– mainly across the United States. However, with so many places to visit for SUP travelers, why not take the path less traveled? Read more HERE.

2. Best Inflatable Standup Paddle Boards 2020

best inflatable standup paddle board 2020

Heat Score - 86

After personally paddling, weighing, and thoroughly testing 175+ boards, our expert staff has selected the best inflatable stand up paddle board 2020 models. These are designated by the "A" grade and organized by categories (inflatable, all-around, touring, etc). The Supconnect team traveled across 3 states and spent 8 months individually assessing each one of the inflatable SUP boards below, counting a total of 23 metrics per board and consistently applying them across all products. See the boards HERE.

1. How You Can Help The Earth Through Paddle Boarding

earth day paddle boarding photo john carter

Heat Score - 92

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.

Photo Of The Week

photo of the week 4 28 2020

Photo via: Dora Paventi     

Description: Balancing act among the beautiful water lillies.

Location: St. Adolphe d’Howard, QC Canada

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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