Fiona Wylde


“Never Give Up”



3x SUP World Champion

  • 2021 ICF Distance Race World Champion
  • 2021 ICF Technical Race World Champion
  • 2016 APP World Tour Race Champion

2x Euro Tour Champion

  • 2021
  • 2022

3x SUP SUP Connect Woman of the Year

  • 2021
  • 2018
  • 2015

– 2019 APP World Tour Sunset Beach Pro Champion
– 2019, 2019 Mercedes Benz SUP World Cup Champion
– 2018 PPG Distance Champion
– 5x Gorge Paddle Challenge Champion

Founder of Wylde Wind & Water


Fiona has proven herself as one of the most decorated athletes in the sport of stand up paddling. She is unique in the fact that she competes in both sup racing as well as sup surfing and does so at the highest level. From Hood River Oregon, Fiona travels the world competing on the APP World Tour representing Starboard. In 2016 she won her first SUP Racing World Title and has placed in the top three ever since. At the start of the 2019 season, she won the APP World Tour Sunset Beach Pro, which puts her in the best position to start her SUP Surfing World Title campaign. Amongst all of that, Fiona also has Type 1 Diabetes. She was diagnosed at 18 and has not let it hold her back. She advocates for healthy lifestyles and promotes awareness about Type 1 Diabetes through social media and outreach events. Fiona truly believes that if you have a dream, you can achieve it!

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Nationality: American
Favourite discipline: SUP Racing
Favourite SUP Locations: Hood River, Oregon! Baja, Mexico, Maui, Germany, US & BV Islands
Lives in: Hood River, OR, USA.
Hobbies: Playing with my puppy, Sharky! Adventuring into the mountains and summer BBQ’s with friends.
Other Sponsors: Black Project SUP

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Articles Featuring Fiona Wylde

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Starboard Announces 2024 Dream Team!

Foreward by Bart de Zwart STARBOARD TEAM MANAGER “I am proud to introduce our 2024 Dream Team to you. We have an incredibly diverse and talented group of athletes. Diverse because our riders, men and women, cover the whole SUP spectrum from race, wave, sprinting, adventure, and expeditions to big waves, with World Champions in…

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Fiona Wins Tech Race at ICF SUP World Cup – Sarasota, Florida

October 13–15, Florida: Stand Up Paddling athletes from around the world came to Sarasota, Florida to race for world titles. This highly anticipated event was hosted by Nathan Benderson Park, which was full of exciting racing to thrill spectators new to the event and dedicated SUP athletes alike. The Sarasota ICF SUP World Cup is…

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Champions Crowned at World SUP Festival, Costa Blanca

The Euro Tour is heating up as the biggest names in SUP racing gathered on the beach of Santa Pola for what is the biggest stop of the 2023 season so far. With distinct orange cone noses lining the beach, the Starboard team had a strong showing with fantastic performances all-round. As expected, the 6-star…

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Starboard Announces 2023 Dream Team

After several years of hiatus and disruptions to paddleboarding events around the globe that were onset by the pandemic, the 2023 season is looking set to be a big year for the sport as things ‘normalize’, with many classic events being re-invigorated while some exciting new developments with the likes of the ICF World Tour…

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