Weekly Recap 6/29/2021


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. ICF and Starboard Reveal Environmental Plan

starboard icf environmental plan

Heat Score - 63

The International Canoe Federation and major partner Starboard SUP have announced details of a multi-year program that will reduce the environmental footprint of major paddling events. This exciting partnership will see Starboard supporting ICF events from 2021 to 2024, helping all ICF world disciplines to become climate neutral. The SUP world championships will set the benchmark for other events, striving to become 10 times climate positive. Other events in the program will aim to be climate neutral.. Learn more HERE.





4. Paddle Boarding Central Idaho, U.S.A

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Heat Score - 75

Aptly known as the “Whitewater State,” Idaho boasts more navigable river miles than any other in the U.S. not to mention a profusion of pristine alpine lakes — all swathed in a tapestry of national forests, dramatic mountains, and deep gorges. Learn more here.

3. APP World Tour Releases Updated 2021 Event Schedule

app 2021 race update

Heat Score - 82

After several months of adjusting to the continuously changing global environment due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the APP is proud to announce a full schedule of Racing Events for the 2021 season that will deliver World Class action and provide a viable series of World Championship Tour events for its global athletes to follow. Read more HERE.

2. Nutritional Tips for Finding Balance On and Off Your SUP

nutritional tips sup

Heat Score - 87

Professional and competitive stand-up paddle boarders don’t make it to the top of the sport on skills alone. It requires a lot of hard training to harness these skills and an increased amount of attention to diets. In order to achieve good balance on your board, it is important that you have a good balance of nutrition when you’re off the board. Check it out HERE.

1. Summer SUP Gear Guide 2021

paddle board lake mcdonald

Heat Score - 94

Whip out your boardshorts and bikinis, it’s summer time! Nothin’s better than summer and we’re so stoked that our favorite time of the year is finally here. Here, we’ve put together a list of SUP gear, SUP accessories, SUP boards and all the must have's for everyone from a beginner to the advanced SUP'er for the 2021 Summer SUP season, so there's sure to be something in this guide for everyone! Check it out HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Soha Zia

Description: This shot took an hour to put together. Between the cold, the wind and needing the right amount of exposure a lot goes into these. There were so many variables to over come. We used the ESCA Surf light kit and an anchor to help make it happen.

Location: Banff, Canada

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Last modified onMonday, 28 June 2021 14:22

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