Karla Gilbert

Karla Gilbert

Facebook: karlagilbertironwoman

Instagram: @karlagilbert

Twitter: @Ironmumkarla

Website: www.karlagilbert.com.au

Current Residence: Australia

Home spot: The Alley, Currumbin, Australia

Titles: Australian female SUP champion 2012-2017

Currently riding: Naish Maliko 14 x 24

Other Sponsors: Maui Jim Eyewear

Hobbies: Nutrition and Health Coach


How did you get into SUP?
Extension from competing as a professional iron woman for 15 years, lover of ocean sports!

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
My family!

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
Healthy snack bar, water and a truck load of movies on my ipad and noise cancelling headphones

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
Depends on my mood – and if the kids are in the car!

Favorite post session beverage?
Superfood Berry Smoothie

Favorite post session food?
Peanut Butter

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
Anywhere I can take a SUP and explore parts of the world you can only see via a SUP!

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not SUPing ?
Multi-day hikes in remote locations, traveling with my family, skiing

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Having two beautiful young girls! Competition results come a clear second.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
No such thing as a shortcut…

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
To make time stand still