Weekly Recap 5/16/2023


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. Do’s and Don’ts for Watching Marine Life

watching marine life cover

Heat Score - 63

As paddlers we have a duty, a responsibility, to respect nature and share our playground responsibly with those that own it, wildlife. Read more HERE.





4. What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition

bart de zwart oxtongue river

Heat Score - 68

Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Read more HERE.


3. 5 Ways To Prepare For Summer

summer prep

Heat Score - 76

Summer might be the fairer season, but there's opportunities to get some serious paddling and surfing done if you plan things correctly - alongside plenty of relaxation. Today we're going to look at five ways to make the most of summer. Read more HERE.


2. SUP Pictures by Jimmy Martinello

Tim Emmet and Justin Sweeny Lake Lovely Water

Heat Score - 84

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. This week, we are stoked to highlight adventure photographer Jimmy Martinello from the British Columbia. Read more HERE


1. Paddle Boarding Ibiza, Spain

Es Vedra island Photographer André Oosterhuis

Heat Score - 95

Ibiza, also known as the “White Island”, is one of the Spanish Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean sea. Due to its mild Mediterranean weather boasting over 300 sunny days per year, its crystal-clear calm sea and a breath-taking coastline with many stunning coves, hidden caves and mystical islets, Ibiza island is an ideal destination for paddle boarding. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

photo of the week

Photo via: Véronique Must

Location: The Lake of Nisramont at his best during wibter times.

Description: Lake of Nisramont Belgium

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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