Name: Candice Appleby
Sport: Surfing
Event(s): SUP Surf, SUP Race
Height: 5-9
Weight: 148
DOB: 9/3/1985
Birthplace: San Clemente, Calif.
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
High School: San Clemente High School (San Clemente, Calif.)
College: University of Hawaii, Manoa ‘08, Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences
Team/Club: Performance Paddling
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (technical), 5th (surf)
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 6 (4 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (technical), 2016 (distance); 2015 (technical, distance)
  • Silver – 2016 (sprint)
  • Bronze – 2016 (technical)
Personal: Daughter of Michelle Goossen…Began surfing at age 6 and competing at age 10…Picked up SUP in 2006…Hobbies include gardening, surfing, beach volleyball, tide pooling, singing and spending time with her dogs…Co-founder of Performance Paddling…Actively involved as a leader at Celebrate Recovery ministry at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California…Sings as a part of the worship band at church…Nannies for three young children…Proud aunt to four children…Motivational speaker for corporations, schools and churches…Knows American Sign Language.