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. Paddle at the Porch Bringing Family Fun to Destin
Heat Score - 62
For its sixth annual event, Paddle at the Porch will be hitting the Destin, FL waters in just one week on August 19, 2017, beginning at 9am. Paddle at the Porch showcases the beautiful emerald green water and white sandy shores of Destin, Florida and is an event that the entire family can enjoy. Read more HERE.
4. Paddle Boarding Destin, Florida
Heat Score - 68
Destin is a small city situated on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Boasted by multiple beaches, bayous, springs, and most notably, the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Destin is a prime paddle boarding destination. The town itself is surrounded by water on three sides, in which you must take bridges to get to what originally was a quaint little fishing village. Learn more about Destin HERE.
3. Badfish SUP Goes Independent
Heat Score - 74
Cutting-edge surf company breaks the corporate mold with return to its riverside roots. More details HERE.
2. How To Choose Your First SUP
Heat Score - 83
Buying your first paddle board can be a challenge. Stand up paddle boards (SUP) aren’t cheap, and a first time buyer can quickly be overwhelmed by all of the options and variations that exist in the market place. Inflatable or hard board? What size should you get? Hull shape? Length? Materials? Price? The stuff one needs to learn seems to go on forever. Answering these basic questions will help you get the SUP that’s right for you. Read more HERE.
1. Why Surfers Need To Change Their Attitudes Toward Stand Up Paddlers
Heat Score - 91
Surfing in its essence is the art of riding a wave. History takes us back to the ancient Polynesians where this was done with the only purpose was to have fun, yet somewhere along the line the original purpose has been diluted and these days we encounter ourselves sharing the lineups with rather hard-minded people, who think that the only correct way to ride a swell is by using a shortboard. Read more HERE.
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