Candace Sakamoto

by Tannya Joaquin May 03, 2015

Triathlete/CrossFitter/All American Wrestler

Passions: Sports, Fitness

Philosophy: “If you think you can or you can't, you're probably right. “

Candace is a triple threat. She’s an accomplished Triathlete, CrossFit Competitor, and former All American Wrestler. Candace won the Hawaii State Wrestling Championship at 98 pounds and is passionate about anything to do with sports.

What's next on her list of goals? In the short term, Candace strives to snatch 115 pounds. Her long term dream is to teach yoga in her own studio. 

3 QUESTIONS with CANDACE:

What’s your nickname and why?

Spider Monkey. I have long femurs.

What’s your favorite way to unwind on a rest day?

Beach day/surf with a pint of Ben and Jerry-Cherry Garcia

What’s on your bucket list?

New Orleans Saints game!

Europe trip!

New Zealand!

ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Na Wahine triathlon finisher 2014
  • Honolulu Marathon finisher 2011, 2012
  • All-American wrestler at Pacific University at 48kgs 
  • Hawaii State champion wrestler at 98lbs
  • 2nd place Hawaii State Judo Assoc. at 98lbs
  • OIA (Oahu interscholastic association) wrestling champion at 98lbs
 



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