Weekly Recap 5/9/2023


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. ISLE Creates New SUP & Kayak Category with Launch of Inflatable Hardboards

ISLE Reed MissionBay ProSeries KayakShots 00415 final

Heat Score - 60

ISLE, the original surf and SUP manufacturer out of San Diego, CA, is excited to announce the creation of an entirely new inflatable watercraft category dubbed Inflatable Hardboards. The new category will debut under the PRO series collection, which will be offered in two models and five sizes of their iconic, best-selling Pioneer and Explorer models. Read more HERE.





4. World SUP Festival Delivers Strong Performances

EURO TOUR Alicante 150

Heat Score - 67

As expected, the World SUP Festival delivered some wild action. One of the biggest races of the year didn’t disappoint and everyone earned their finishes with amazing performances by the world’s best. Read more HERE.


3. How To Do A Frontside Cutback On Your Paddleboard

sup frontside cutback speed

Heat Score - 74

Now that you've gotten comfortable getting in and out of the waves on your paddleboard and are a master at catching them, you're now ready to start progressing even further and adding some tricks into your bag. Sean Poynter lays out some tips on how to do a frontside cutback on your standup paddleboard. When doing a frontside cutback there are a few key motions that you need to do in order to successfully execute one and here, Sean lays them all out on the table. Read more HERE.


2. Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves

sup surfer nutrition

Heat Score - 82

Most people believe that to improve your paddling, all you have to do is practice. Stand up paddling requires high amounts of stamina, energy and muscle function. Without them, this can mean the difference between missing the best waves of the day and winning the competition. Read more HERE


1. Paddle Boarding Las Vegas

vegas paddleboarding

Heat Score - 90

Las Vegas can be a windy city, so always be prepared for wind paddling if you you are coming here to paddle. We do have some of the best weather in the country and it is possible to paddle all year if you have confidence in your paddling skills and always wear a leash. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

photo of the week

Photo via: Samo Laharnar

Location: Impressive rock formations at the Adriatic coast of Italy.

Description: Gargano, Italy

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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Last modified onMonday, 08 May 2023 10:41

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