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Why SUP is an Ideal Sport for Seniors

When it comes to seniors, exercises like paddle boarding, which can be adapted to all levels, are especially important to pursue, because bone and muscle loss can lead to frailty, falls and fractures. Moreover, heart disease and many types of cancer, which can often be prevented by a healthy lifestyle, tends to be more prevalent in those aged over 65.

  • Published in News

Weekly Recap 3/17/2020

Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Recap, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.

  • Published in News

Florida Retiree Completes 140-Mile Everglades Expedition

Most people celebrate retirement by taking a nice relaxing vacation and throwing a party with family and friends. For 58-year-old Mitch Lagowski, adventure was on the mind, and that he did. Upon his retirement, Mitch planned and completed a 140-mile expedition from Marco Island to Islamorada through the Florida Everglades, solo and unsupported. We caught up with Mitch to chat about his trip, check out our convo below.

  • Published in Journeys

The Sunscreen Dilemma

Paddling is your happy place. It is a fun way to exercise that often doubles as a spiritual experience that is harmonious with the nature that surrounds you. But when you put on your sunscreen and head out to enjoy the beauty of the water, what do you really know about the components of the lotion you’re lathering on your body?

  • Published in Opinion

Should You Paddle Board With A Cold?

Cold and flu season is not a fun one, and if you have survived the season “flu-free”, consider yourself blessed. And if you are caught right in the midst of a cold or flu, you might wonder: “Should I work out? Should I train?”

  • Published in Opinion

SUP Garbage Man Removes 17 Tons of Trash From Local Waterways

Nothing ruins a beautiful day on the water, like seeing trash everywhere you paddle. Luckily, there are people in the world like SUP Garbage Man, that are willing to pick up other people's garbage in order to make the water clean and enjoyable for both the animals that live there, as well as us humans.

  • Published in Profiles

World’s Largest SUP Events

Every year SUP athletes and enthusiasts of all levels travel around the world to compete in some of the biggest and most challenging events in the sport. Whether it's technical courses or endurance races, downwind or surf, there are a handful of major events that have have reigned supreme within the SUP community over the past few years.

  • Published in News

Events of the Month: January 2020

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 January below.

  • Published in News
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