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Winter SUP: The Lost Tapes Ep. 2

News from the Stecher Twins; in their new project WINTER SUP - „The Lost Tapes“ The Bavarian Twins dedicate everything to their home and the most beautiful side of the winter. They want to present the sport as well as the beauty of Bavaria and their hometown Kaufbeuren including the best SUP spots through a four-part online video series.

  • Published in News

How To Layer Up For Cold Water Paddling

Why chose a drysuit over a wetsuit in cold water paddling? To put it simply, a drysuit is designed for longer periods of exposure in colder conditions. The layering beneath the drysuit is key though, so here are some suggestions on how to layer up before you paddle out in the cold water.

  • Published in Tips

Paddle Boarding’s Biggest Trends in 2017

2017 was a year full of adventure, thrills, learning, and more. There were a handful of trends that caught on this year that caught the attention of our editorial staff here at Supconnect. Here are the biggest trends of 2017.

  • Published in News

20 Awesome Photos from 2017

2017 flew by in the blink of an eye and we’re just days away from ringing in a new year. One great thing about the year coming to a close is getting to have a look back at the year and remember all that happened. Here, we’d like to have a look back at some amazing photos submitted to us throughout the year by our audience.

  • Published in News

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. While there is no doubt that the places listed above are dreamy, there are places farther away from the equator that require a bit more than wearing just a bikini or board shorts but are still breathtakingly beautiful when paddling around. Here are five places to paddle in colder climates that are worth that extra layer or two of clothing and braving the cold.

  • Published in Travel

Paddle Boarding Oregon, U.S.A

Located in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Oregon boasts a large collection of bodies of water and a myriad of environmental conditions to accompany them. What this means to a paddler is that flexibility in destinations, and knowing where the hidden gems are located, can make the difference between a picturesque day paddle and a grueling seven mile upwind grind back to your vehicle.

  • Published in Travel

Reader's Choice: Top Destinations 2017

Where did you travel this year? Was it tropical? Was it on the coast or to a lake? With stand up paddling (SUP) the options are endless as you can take your paddle board on practically any body of water. And with the convenience of inflatables you are able to take your SUP with you wherever you go! With our audience voting for the top SUP destinations in the 2017 Supconnect Polls, here are the top SUP destinations for 2017 voted for and nominated by you and your peers.

  • Published in Travel

6 Ways To Help Speed Up Recovery While You Are Injured

Supconnect’s 2016 Woman of the Year, Seychelle Hattingh, was struck with an unfortunate injury to the ribs and has been working on her recovery over the past few weeks. We reached out to her to get her tips and advice on how you can help to speed up recovery while you’re injured to get you back on the water as soon as possible. Here’s what she said:

  • Published in Tips

Buoy Wear Introduces Waterproof, Floating Hat

Buoy Wear customers can now rest assured they will never lose their hat while participating in their favorite water sport. The company, created and operated by globe-trotting water sports enthusiasts, is on a mission to invent exceptional looking floating hats that can be worn all day, everyday, on and off the water.

  • Published in Gear

A Glimpse of the 6th Annual Chattajack

Consisting of 31 miles through the Tennessee River Gorge, the Chattajack is an inspiring and gruelling paddle board and kayak race that takes place every year in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It draws people from around the world, partly due to its beautiful destination, and partly because of its notorious reputation as one of the most challenging long distance races.

  • Published in News

Paddle Boarding The Mighty 790-Mile Ottawa River

Paul Gauvreau tells his story of becoming the first to paddle board the 790-mile mighty Ottawa River. With 14 hydro-electric dams, over 60 rapids and waterfalls, 45+ portages (mostly through untracked bush) his tent, dry food, survival kit and stand up paddle board is all he needed.

  • Published in Journeys
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