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Candice Appleby

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San Clemente, Calif.


University of Hawaii, Manoa ‘08, Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences

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.

Most recent: 2018 – gold (technical), 5th (surf) Years of Participation: 2015, 2016, 2018 Medals: 6 (4 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)

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