Weekly Recap 6/7/2022


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. OKC Paddle Boarding – Urban, Suburban and on the Wild Side

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Heat Score - 64

Once known mostly for its ‘dustbowl days’ and winds sweeping down the plains, Oklahoma City has come into its own as a mecca for outdoor urban adventure, especially when it comes to both whitewater and flatwater paddling. Read more HERE.





4. How to Practice Paddleboarding Safely When You Have Diabetes

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Heat Score - 72

If you have diabetes, SUP is emerging as a great sport that you can enjoy without fear and even excel at it if you have what it takes. However, just like any other physical activity that involves aerobic, sprint, or resistance training, SUP can be risky to your health as a result of varying blood glucose responses, and it is up to you to manage those risks so that you can keep having fun and maintain your performance at the highest levels possible. Read more HERE.


3. Chris Bertish Re-Launches The Transpacific Wing Project

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Heat Score - 78

The Transpacific Wing Project, the world’s first solo, wing foil, transpacific crossing, a 2,550-mile journey by wing foil across the Pacific Ocean launched on Tuesday, May 31st at 6:25 a.m. PDT from Lighthouse Point in Santa Cruz, California traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii, with a mission to raise awareness of climate change and climate action, while enriching minds through ocean conservation and ocean education. Read more HERE.


2. Events of the Month: June 2022

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Heat Score - 84

Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do. If you’re looking for an event to attend this month check out our list of SUP events in June. Read more HERE.


1. Open Nominations Begin for Supconnect Awards 2022

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Heat Score - 96

Ahead of the official launch of the 13th Annual Supconnect Awards coming up in July, Supconnect has launched the Open Nominations for all categories. Categories include: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Grom of the Year and Gear of the Year, among others. Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Stuart Holmes

Description: Emerald pools in the caves on the East side of Gibraltar.


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