10 Common Mistakes by the First Time SUP Racer

Sometimes as individuals become familiar with stand up paddle, they are very excited about the idea of racing and can get a little ahead of themselves as they venture out into their first event.  Read on to uncover 10 common mistakes that are made by the first time SUP racer which will help you avoid them!

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How to Paddle Board - Ask Your Questions

Ask your "how to" stand up paddle board questions and we'll consult with the world's best stand up paddle boarders to help answer them. With the growth of the sport introducing many newbies to paddle boarding, we believe we can do a lot more to educate the public, increase water safety, and help people avoid injury while getting healthier and fitter through stand up paddling. 

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10 Ways to Get Into Shape for SUP Racing

Recently Supconnect asked many of the top racers in stand up paddling how they train and get in shape for the biggest SUP races of the year.  While their answers varried there were a few things that we heard more than once.

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JAX Trailer Makes Debut on the SUP World

Are you a paddler who is tired of of transporting your SUP board on your head?  It is difficult to use the awkward handle every time you walk out to the water? If yes, the Jax Trailer can help and is ready to make a big difference.

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Choosing Your Paddle Length

The wrong paddle length can affect your balance, board control, speed, and can lead to shoulder and back pain.  Find out how to choose the correct paddle length for you.

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5 Great SUP Vacations

Do you find yourself staring longingly at glossy photos of ordinary people paddling in extraordinary locations?  Are you yearning to embark on your own SUP travel adventure but don’t know where to start?  Here’s a list of five exceptional and unique SUP getaway destinations and accommodations.

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Great News About "How To" Stand Up Paddle

Stand up paddle boarding is the fastest growing sport in the outdoor world.  This is why Supconnect is excited to share some great news about learning "How To" SUP.

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You Know That You Are Addicted To SUP When...

With Stand up Paddle being one of the world's fastest growing sports, it just makes sense that we keep hearing so many new paddlers say that they're "addicted".  But, how do you know if your're truly addicted?

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10 SUP Mistakes Made by Rookies

Because Stand up Paddle is such a new sport and growing like wildfire, there are many new faces to the scene each and every day. While this is completely fantastic and very exciting, it does open the door to many rookie mistakes.

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ASI Stand Up Paddle Instructor Course - Portugal

Ever dreamt about becoming a stand up paddleboard instructor? Well, here is your chance to get certified and see the beautiful Silver Coast of Portugal in the process. Read more for details.

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Rob Casey Authors Stand Up Paddle Book

Mountaineers Books offers Rob Casey's instructional book "Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers". Check out the free sample and look for a book giveaway on the SUP Connect Facebook page.

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Does Length Matter?

Ivan van Vuuren shares some of his stand up paddle expertise with SUP Connect. Find out if the length of your SUP paddle really does matter. Hint: the answer isn't no.

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