Weekly Recap 8/13/19


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. ISA Celebrates Success of Surfing and SUP's Inaugural Inclusion in 2019 Pan American GamesGomez Stalla Lima Latinwave

Heat Score - 67

The International Surfing Association (ISA) today celebrates the great success of Surfing and StandUp Paddle's (SUP) debut appearance in the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. 82 athletes representing 16 countries put on historic performances across the disciplines of Shortboard, Longboard, SUP Racing and SUP Surfing. The waves were constantly overhead every day of the competition, producing great performances. Read more HERE.





4. Is SUP Yoga Better Than Yoga On Land?

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Heat Score - 73

Seasoned yoga and paddle board professional Jodelle Fitzwater dishes on her perspective of the question if doing SUP Yoga is better than yoga on land. Read her take here.

3. Get Exotic on Your Next SUP Adventure: 3 Must-Visit Destinations

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Heat Score - 80

With over 1.2 million paddlers across the globe, it is clear to see why stand up paddling is popular among travelers. When planning the next ultimate paddling trip, SUP enthusiasts have their own favorite destinations to visit. The conversation usually talks of calm waters, stunning scenery, and pristine lakes– mainly across the United States. However, with so many places to visit for SUP travelers, why not take the path less traveled? Read more HERE.

2. 9 Ways to Have Fun on Group SUPs

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Heat Score - 88

Stand up paddle boarding is on the upward trend in participation and with that comes more opportunities for even more fun. In the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise in popularity for group SUPs, as in a paddle board that can hold a group of paddlers at one time. Here we’ve listed 9 ways you can have fun on a group SUP.

1. How SUP Fitness Can Be Your Best Shot At Success For Weight Loss

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Heat Score - 94

Around 63% of Americans aiming to lose weight tap into physical activities and eating healthy, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Beyond knowing how to maximize your nutritional intake, it is important to know what sort of physical activities will get you the most results for your effort. Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) can be your perfect gateway toward weight loss. So why exactly is SUP so good for getting in shape? Read more HERE.

Photo Of The Week

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Photo via: Thom Iverson

Description: Dan and Emily relaxing on Sparks Lake.

Location: Bend, Oregon

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Last modified onMonday, 12 August 2019 14:34

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