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 Boarding in Algonquin Park, Canada
Heat Score - 62
You pass by floating greens and thick trees. You feel the soft currents beneath your board. And you spot wildlife peeking through the leaves, only to disappear in a blur of fur and twitchy ears. This isn’t your average SUP adventure, and that’s the point. Read more HERE.
4. Exploring the Magnificent Melting Pot: A Paddle Adventure in New York City
Heat Score - 71
Bart de Zwart, an adventurer at heart, recently embarked on a day city adventure in the iconic New York City, a metropolis that has always held an enigmatic allure. Bart invites us to see the city through a different lens - not the bustling streets, but from the serene waters that surround it. His account paints a vivid picture of a unique way to experience the city that never sleeps - from the deck of a paddleboard. Read more HERE.
3. How To Get Your Kids Interested in SUP
Heat Score - 77
In an age when 90% of two year olds can already use a tablet, it's tough to drag kids away from their screens and video games. Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is one sport which requires bags of fun, lots of energy and plenty of water: what more could a kid want? Read more HERE.
2. What's for SUPper? Keto Supports Healthy Bodies on the Water
Heat Score - 83
There’s no doubt stand up paddleboarders are athletes, and with SUP growing in popularity and competitiveness, it's no wonder that many paddlers are also turning to a ketogenic (keto) diet to improve their fitness and endurance. Read more HERE.
1. 6 Essential SUP Safety Items That You Should Never Be Without
Heat Score - 92
SUP safety is an important topic that unfortunately doesn't get the coverage it rightfully deserves. As our sport has exploded in popularity, it's attracted plenty of newcomers who have little or no experience when it comes to water safety. Due to this fact, it's absolutely critical that we all do our part to educate new paddlers on basic paddling safety practices. Read more HERE.
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Photo via: Stuart Holmes
Location: @chippie_4 Admiring the start of a new day and paddle
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