Weekly Recap 9/12/2023


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. What Makes A Quality SUP?

what makes a quality sup wappa paddle board 

Heat Score - 60

If you’re thinking of buying a paddle board, it helps to know what qualities make a superior SUP. With this knowledge, you will be able to separate the wheat from the chaff and make a great purchase decision. Read more HERE.





4. How To Get Your Dog Comfortable On A SUP

how to get dog comfortable on sup

Heat Score - 68

While I am no dog expert, I have spent enough time with Shredder and other dogs on the water to know that paddling with your dog can be a real adventure full of joy and excitement, but getting your furry friend to that point can be a different story. Read more HERE.


3.  Pampinella & Booth Win Punta Ala SUP Race

EuroTour Punta Ala 191

Heat Score - 75

It was another fantastic day of racing for stop #11 of Eurotour 2023 in Punta Ala, Italy. The 5-star Sparviero SUP Challenge in memory of Sara D’Apolito was hosted by PuntAla Camp & Resort. In true Italian form, the 100+ competitors didn't shy away from the challenge and everyone signed up for the 15km course around Isolotto dello Sparviero. Read more HERE.


2. Urban Stand Up Paddle-Boarding, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

paddle boarding pittsburgh

Heat Score - 81

You might ask what urban adventures are available to tour in the beautiful city of Pittsburgh? There is no better way to view the urban skyline than on a stand-up paddleboard. Read more HERE


1. 14th Annual Supconnect Awards Launches

2023 sup awards

Heat Score - 94

Supconnect is thrilled to announce the launch of the highly anticipated 14th Annual Supconnect Awards. For over a decade, these prestigious awards have celebrated outstanding contributions to the stand-up paddle industry and continue to set the benchmark for recognition in the sport. Read more HERE.


Photo Of The Week

photo of the week

Photo via: Tomohiro " Tomo " Tsuchiya

Location: Golden hour in Mt. Fuji

Description: Japan

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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