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Why SUP?

Have you ever tried to describe paddle boarding to a friend? Was is easy to paint the picture or describe the sensation? It is pretty difficult to do. In the end, the best way to explain SUPing is to get people on the water and try it for themselves. That’s when things will start to make sense, that’s when it “clicks”.

Sapinus Pro Tahiti 2015 To Kick Off Next Week

Stop 2 of the 2015 Stand Up World Tour will kick off next week in the magnificent Tahitian island chain as the #SapinusPro is back. The Stand Up World Tour has a rich history in the islands since the launch of its Contenders exhibition back in 2009, and then the first full year of the Tour in 2010, as the #Sapinus Pro was born.

Standup for the Cure Announces Muskegon Event to Benefit Susan G. Komen for Mammogram Screenings for Women in Need

After four successful years, Standup for the Cure, alongside its national sponsor, Ambry Genetics, and presenting sponsor, Riviera Paddlesurf announce Standup for the Cure, Muskegon to benefit the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The team, led by National Event Director Dan Van Dyck, will be hosting the event at Harbour Towne Beach, Lake Muskegon on July 11, 2015 as the third location in a series of nationwide events aimed at expanding Standup for the Cure’s mission to raise money and awareness for early breast cancer detection, research, treatment and education.

National SUP Surf Champs Return To Tofino

Canada's original stand up paddle surf contest is coming back to Tofino and this time it's bringing it's big brother. Back by popular demand, Canada's most passionate stand up paddleboard surfers return to the west coast of Canada for the second annual Tofino Paddle Surf SUP Invitational, October 23 to 25, 2015.

ISA Gold Medalists Discuss Their Time In Sayulita

Newly crowned ISA Gold Medalists in SUP Race and Surf and also apart of Starboard's Dream Team, Connor Baxter, Izzi Gomez and Sean Poynter all take a minute to talk about their time in Sayulita and their thoughts on the competition at the 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships. See the interview below.

Race The Lake Of The Sky Just Around The Corner

With a little more than one month away from this annual event, Race The Lake Of The Sky has shared this video they've created showcasing the event and all that it has to offer. The video shows a few friends talking story about the event, interlaced with some awesome SUP action and scenic beauty.

SUP Surf Documentary Will Showcase New Zealand To The World

A documentary that showcases the beauty of New Zealand’s landscape, our culture and excitement of our adventure activities will air this week to a potential global audience of 4.2 million. The 48-minute documentary is about New Zealand’s very own international surf event The Ultimate Waterman - won by Raglan surfer, Daniel Kereopa. It took place over eight days throughout New Zealand in March 2015.

BŌTE Announces Release of New Board and Carrying System

BOTE, a leader in standup paddle board innovations, announces the debut of their newest addition to their quiver, Traveller. A board that through DarkRoomTM research and development, was designed to be the go to board for the touring category...or what we will call the Traveling Class. The glide, stability, capacity and advanced dynamics are just a few highlights that make the 12’6” Traveller, the board for every paddler.

Weekly Recap - 5/19/2015

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

Paddle Every Damn Day

Check out this sick river paddling video of Harmony Dawn and friends in the Columbia Gorge. Edited by the river master himself, Dan Gavere.

SUP Camp Counselor Opportunity

Are you ready to have the best summer of your life? Come have a blast with Cody! We are looking to hire upbeat, outdoorsy and fun counselors to care for our campers. The incumbent will plan, direct, and implement activities in his or her area of expertise and coordinate the activities into the entire camp program.

USA Claims Double Gold In SUP Surfing At ISA World Championship

The right-hand break of Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico offered consistent surf for the final day of SUP Surfing as part of the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship presented by Hotel Kupuri. 15-Year-Old Izzi Gomez and 25-Year-Old Sean Poynter showcase youth strength for Team USA by both winning a gold medal.

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