Weekly Recap 6/15/2021


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. San Diego: The Ultimate SUP Destination

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Heat Score - 64

With constant sunshine, ocean views, and an abundance of flat-water locales, San Diego is a fantastic SUP city. Below are the best places to go paddle boarding in San Diego. Learn more HERE.





4. Stay Wild: Meet SUP Angler Bri Andrassy

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Heat Score - 72

In SIC Maui's new Inspire Series they highlight stand up paddle atheletes around the world with inspirational stories. In this episode they highlight Florida's Bri Andrassy. Bri caught her first keeper at the age of three on a kid’s Mickey Mouse rod and she has been hooked ever since. She started paddling to spearfish the South Florida reefs and SUP camp in primitive locations. She later combined her love for paddling with her love for fishing and became an avid SUP angler. Watch the episode HERE.

3. Best Carb Choices For Very Active Paddlers

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Heat Score - 80

Carbohydrates are a vital component of a healthy, balanced diet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). They are also the primary source of fuel for nearly all types of exercise, including paddling, and are an essential dietary component for both athletic performance and overall wellbeing. In order to maximize your paddling efforts, it's essential that you consume adequate amounts of the right type of carb. Read more HERE.

2. SUP Pictures by Jimmy Martinello

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Heat Score - 88

We all can appreciate a good photo when we see one and in the Supconnect Photographer Series, we do just that. We connect with exceptional photographers in and out of the stand up paddle boarding world and showcase some of their many fantastic photos. This week, we are stoked to highlight adventure photographer Jimmy Martinello from the British Columbia. Check it out HERE.

1. Chris Bertish Begins Solo Wing Transpacific Crossing

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Heat Score - 98

Chris Bertish, internationally acclaimed speaker, author, big-wave surfer, Guinness SUP World Record holder and Conservationist, has embarked on the Transpacific Wing Project, a solo and unassisted 2,750-mile journey by wing foil across the Pacific Ocean from Half Moon Bay, California to Oahu, Hawaii on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Jimmy Martinello

Description: Special places BC the Girls dropping in on the Mamquam River Squamish,BC Canada.

Location: Squamish

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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