While Candice spends most of her real time on water, the Queen of SUP lives virtually all over the media, happily serving as the “face of women’s SUP” and “Stand up paddling’s international ambassador.”
PADDLE LIKE A FREAK: CANDICE APPLEBY
Candice Appleby joins the #infinityspeedfreaks and Infinity SUP Racing Team. Infinity SUP and Surfboard Co. are proud to welcome Candice Appleby to the Infinity Racing Team. Candice exclusively rides Infinity surf and race stand up paddle boards.
TIPS FROM THE PROS
In this episode of Paddlefit’s “Tips and Techniques Series,” professional ocean athlete and world champion standup paddler Candice Appleby shares her top three tips for taking your paddling to the next level. Watch as she demonstrates Move Your Feet, Bracing and Starts. Candice’s tips will show you what to work on so that you can train smart while having fun!
INFINITY SURF SUPLOG: BLURR & APPLESTEEZE
Infinity SURF brings you Sony Handy Cam SUP Session #2 “SUPLog”, featuring the ultra fast and responsive Infinity Blurr SUP board and Queen of SUP Candice Appleby. See “Applesteeze” ride the waves in Sano (that’s San Onofre, to you non-locals) to the beats of the Beastie Boys. She comes on the scene at about minute 1:32. Pass the mic!
INSIDE THE MIND: CANDICE APPLEBY
Ocean Minded’s “Inside the Mind” video series brings viewers face to face with the company’s brand ambassadors. Part Four features standup paddling champion Candice Appleby, who has happily partnered with the beachy shoe brand since her early teens. Listen as she talks about her symbiotic history with Ocean Minded, maker of footwear that’s “more comfortable than being barefooted” and promoter of the philosophy to live, respect and protect the ocean.
2012 SUP AWARDS, #1: CANDICE APPLEBY
Body Glove presents the 2012 SUP Awards, which names “the incomparable Candice Appleby” as the #1 female in the sport. Catch the intro and cool footage of Candice SUP’g and smiling, followed by her acceptance speech. In it, SUP’s humble champion thanks Christ for strength and courage, her family for love, her numerous sponsors for longstanding support, and two fellow women athletes for steady inspiration.
2013 SUP AWARDS
Welcome to the 2013 SUP Awards, presented by Body Glove. World-renowned waterman Laird Hamilton introduces and salutes the athletic voyage of top competitor Candice Appleby, “who serves as a real inspiration to a whole new generation of paddlers” and “is one of the top athletes in America in any sport when it comes to style, skill and verve. ” Give it up for third place female SUP award winner Candice Appleby!
GO FAST: QUICK BLADE BOP 2014
The 2014 Battle of the Paddle (BOP) was a spectacle to behold. Held at its new home, the surf break Salt Creek in Dana Point, California, SUP’s biggest race of the year collided with a massive swell that arrived just in time for the event. Undaunted, Candice Appleby and Kai Lenny took first place for the women’s and men’s Elite races, respectively. Catch the action, drama and heroics—and enjoy the ride.
US SUP OPEN: FINAL DAY HIGHLIGHTS
Check out the action from Day 2 of the US SUP Open. Witness epic surf and plenty of carnage in the shore-break of #SUWS #USSupOpen. Candice Appleby (Infinity SUP) rose to the top to take first place and was also crowned 2015 World Champion. Kai Lenny’s performance also impressed, earning him his second win and the overall title.
SUWS 2015 JAPAN DAY 2 – SPRINT
What an ending to the Final Day of #Stop2 at the #HayamaPro #VictoriaCup in Japan! Kai Lenny (sponsored by Naish) and Candice Appleby (sponsored by Infinity) took the Stand Up World Series (SUWS) Sprint wins for men’s and women’s events, respectively. Check out the highlights from Day 2, including coverage of the performances by 2015 Japanese Champions Kai and Candice!
ISA WORLD SUP – DAY 2 HIGHLIGHTS
Catch Day 2 highlights of the 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, held in Mexico and presented by Hotel Kupuri. See all the action on the water as nations come together to compete in SUP racing, SUP surfing and prone paddleboarding. Australia’s Jordan Mercer 4-peats and USA’s Candice Appleby claims Gold in 20km Long Distance Races. SUP and Paddleboard Women Earn First Gold Medals and claim valuable points for the championship.
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: SUP FIESTA 2016
Quickblade presents the Performance Paddling SUP Fiesta and Junior Pro and all-kids event with one day of sprint racing at Newport’s NAC (Newport Aquatic Center), followed by a day of surfing at Bolsa Chica Beach. Competitors from Japan, California, Hawaii, Florida and even Finland represented at this stellar event put on by Anthony Vela and SUP champion Candice Appleby and their group, Performance Paddling.
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: SUP FIESTA 2015
Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela present the 3rd Annual Performance Paddling Junior Pro & Youth SUP Fiesta. The annual all-kids stand up surf and race competition is held at Bolsa Chica State Beach, located along three miles of Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach, California. Open to young ocean athletes of all levels and experience, it’s a one-of-a-kind event showcasing surfing talent from across the globe.
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: SUP FIESTA 2013
Performance Paddling presented its inaugural Junior Pro and Youth SUP Fiesta at Bolsa Chica State Beach in May 2013. This was a first-of-its-kind event created by Quickblade team members—and Performance Paddling founders—Anthony Vela and Candice Appleby. Participants included kids and junior SUP professionals. PPs’ simple formula is Kids + Waves = Fun, and SUP Fiesta 2013 was no exception
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: COMPETITION TEAM TRAINING IN SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
Performance Paddling’s Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela were in South Lake Tahoe for the annual “Race the Lake of the Sky.” While there, they got together with four members of their Youth Competition Team for fun, training and the joy that comes from a beautiful day. Got four minutes? Watch and experience it with them.
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: COMPETITION TEAM TRAINING AT DANA POINT’S BABY BEACH
Aloha from Baby Beach in Dana Point, California! Watch as Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela coach their competition team on the finer points of SUP racing. Starting with team warm-ups and continuing with team drafting, beach starts, buoy turns and freestyle time, Team Performance Paddling gives their all to train hard, go fast and have fun!
PERFORMANCE PADDLING: COMPETITION TEAM TRAINING AT SAN ONOFRE
See Performance Paddling’s competition team train at San Onofre, SoCal’s iconic surf beach. PP founders and instructors Candice Appleby and Anthony coach as the best SUP kids on the planet train, work on technique and fly through the water. Video includes team members Alleana Clark, Vanina Walsh, Jayson Campbell, and Nick Scheel, CA, Special appearances by pro standup paddlers Danny Ching and Brandi Baksic!
2015 SUP AWARDS: BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
The 2015 SUP Awards honors Candice Appleby with the “2015 Best Female Performace.” Her 2014 Battle of the Paddle comback win is recognized as the best female SUP performce in 2014.
MEET THE NEW GENERATION OF SUP RACERS
The Battle of the Paddle is one of the biggest SUP races of the year but the reigning queen, Candice Appleby, finds herself sidelined with a hand injury. The upside is that without a title to defend she can focus on coaching the kids of the Performance Paddling Competition Team who have showed up from around the country to compete.
2016 SUP AWARDS: TOP FEMALE PADDLER
The 2015 SUP Awards present Candice Appleby with the award for #2 Female Paddler.
2016 SUP AWARDS: BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE
The 2016 SUP Awards honors Candice Appleby as the “2016 Best Female Paddler.” The Original Female SUP Icon, winning countless races and surf contests, the 2015 Pacific Paddle Champion is the undisputed 2016 Best Female Paddler.