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Holiday SUP Gift & Gear Guide 2018

With the gift-giving holidays coming up, it's time to think about getting something awesome for the paddler in your life so here at Supconnect, we've put together a gift/gear guide of the newest and coolest items to have recently hit the shelves and racks on the SUP market. If you're looking for something to get for your lover, mother, brother, sister, friend, or anyone for that matter this holiday season, this guide will be perfect for the stand up paddler in your life. And who's to say you can't get a little something for yourself, 'Tis the season after all!

  • Published in Gear

Booth & Piana Dominate Distance Races in China

Australia’s Michael Booth and France’s Olivia Piana were the standouts of the day, both commanding their distance races and taking home Gold Medals at the ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championship in China.

  • Published in News

5 Things To Look For When Buying A Fishing Paddle Board

Fishing from your stand up paddle board (SUP) is an awesome alternative to fishing from your skiff or boat. Not only can you get a nice little workout in but you can also fish in places where it might be too difficult to fish from a boat, or where boats aren’t allowed. When looking for the perfect SUP to fish from you’re going to want to look for a board that has certain qualities.

  • Published in Tips

USA Juniors Dominate & Technical Race Gold Medals Awarded at ISA China

On day two of the Technical SUP races it was Hungary's Daniel Hasulyo and USA's Candice Appleby who claimed Gold Medals in exciting fashion on the sixth day of competition at the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in Wanning, China. History was also made when team USA flexed their junior SUP talent and swept the first-ever Under-18 Technical Race Gold Medals. Jade Howson and Ryan Funk were respectively crowned World Champions in the Girls U-18 and Boys U-18 Divisions.

  • Published in News

Top 5 SUP Destinations in USA

After about 5 years on the road Mike Tavares and his trusty sidekick Shredder have explored countless coastlines, rivers, and lakes from coast to coast. 

  • Published in Travel

Hand Placement Tips from Mo Freitas

When paddle boarding sometimes the smallest adjustments to your form and technique can make a big difference in the long run. One major adjustment to keep in mind is the way you hold your paddle. Here, Boardworks athlete and ISA SUP Gold Medalist, Mo Freitas, walks through hand placement on your paddle and how it can help.

  • Published in Tips

5 Places to Paddle in Cold Weather

When thinking of stand up paddling many imagine the warm, clear waters of somewhere tropical like Hawaii, Tahiti, or Florida as the perfect, most beautiful places to get on a SUP and explore.

  • Published in Travel

What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition

Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Check it out:

  • Published in Tips

Fiery Performances Kick Off SUP Surfing at NY SUP Open

The first day of the APP World Surfing Tour's competition in Long Beach, New York brought together a vast pool of talent, the likes of which a SUP Surf contest has never seen before, much less in such close proximity to the island of Manhattan.

  • Published in News
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