Candice Appleby: Stand Up Paddling Towards Equality

Exploring the history of gender equality in Stand Up Paddling through the lens of the 'Queen of SUP' and first woman on the international SUP scene, Candice Appleby.


It’s no question that Candice Appleby, who has 115 1st place trophies under her belt, is a powerhouse in the waves and on the race circuit. But the Queen of SUP also uses her power off the water. She has long fought for women’s rights and equality, not shying away from calling out discrimination in her sport. She has stood up for herself time and time again, speaking out against double standards in sports, the gender pay gap and sexist remarks.