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Weekly Recap 11/20/2018

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

World’s Fastest Downwinder to Return to Australia

Final preparations are underway for Australia’s most prestigious Stand Up Paddle (SUP) race and the word’s fastest downwinder, the Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut. The seventh edition of the 24-kilometre Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut attracts some of the world’s best with competitors from Japan, Singapore, New Caledonia, Switzerland, Ireland and across Australia.

  • Published in News

9 Ways to Have Fun on Group SUPs

Stand up paddle boarding is on the upward trend in participation and with that comes more opportunities for even more fun. In the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise in popularity for group SUPs, as in a paddle board that can hold a group of paddlers at one time. Here we’ve listed 9 ways you can have fun on a group SUP.

  • Published in Tips

6 Fishing Tips from the Pros

Whether you’re just getting into SUP (stand up paddle board) fishing or have been doing it for a while, it’s definitely one discipline of paddle boarding that takes a lot of time, energy and patience to master. Here, we’ve caught up with some of the SUP fishing pros from Vibe Kayaks to share some helpful tips and tricks that should give you a nice jumpstart into your new favorite hobby.

  • Published in Tips

Top Athletes Prepare for ISA SUP Championships in China

The world's top SUP surfers, SUP racers, and Paddleboarders are preparing to compete in the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) from November 23 - December 2 in Wanning, China - marking the first time the event has been held in Asia in its seven-year history.

  • Published in News

La Ventana Classic Offering Adventurous Downwind Races

Paddlers! This winter, escape to warm weather, daily downwind races and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, an adventurous and unique windsport paddle sport event. Set for January 16-20, 2019 in Baja Sur, Mexico, at a stunning event site (Hot Springs) situated between the azure beauty of the Sea of Cortez and rustic foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range.

  • Published in News

Ontario Trio Paddle All Great Lakes in 1 Day

A firefighter, a professor and a writer walk into the Gunslinger Saloon...It sounds like the start of a cheesy joke, but it’s actually the start of an epic adventure that saw three friends standup paddleboard (SUP) in all five Great Lakes in a single day.

  • Published in Journeys

Weekly Recap 11/13/2018

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

#IPADDLEFOREQUALITY Where Are We Now?

It was October 20, 2017. Three days before the 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water, one of the world’s most prestigious stand up paddle races and the APP World Tour’s final stop. The invite-only event had garnered the attention of the competitive SUP community as many of the world’s top stand up paddlers were ready to battle for the crown in intense conditions. 

  • Published in Opinion

How To Get Your Kids Interested in SUP

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?

  • Published in Tips

Surfer Nutrition: What to Eat to Catch the Perfect Waves

Most people believe that to improve your paddling, all you have to do is practice. Stand up paddling requires high amounts of stamina, energy and muscle function. Without them, this can mean the difference between missing the best waves of the day and winning the competition.

  • Published in Tips

Australian Paddleboarder Dies After Shark Attack

On Wednesday, November 6, 2018 a man vacationing in Australia’s Whitsundays Islands on the famous Great Barrier Reef was killed by a shark while paddle boarding with friends. The man was identified as 33-year-old Dr. Daniel Christidis.

  • Published in News
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