Bio For Victoria Burgess, PhD CISSN
Victoria Burgess, PhD CISSN

Victoria Burgess, Ph.D. is a certified sports nutritionist, a world-class stand-up paddleboard competitor, and now, the Paddle Monster Nutrition and Human Performance Coach. Burgess has CISSN certification as a Sports Nutritionist and a Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance. Burgess is a resident of South Florida. She is a surfer and a stand-up paddleboard competitor with a passion for ocean races. She is a two-time Florida State Paddleboard Championship overall female champion, winner of the Rincon Beach Boy race (2016), Orange bowl paddleboard champion (2017), she placed 6th in the Molokai to Oahu championships, 3rd in the Maui to Molokai crossing and came in 2nd female overall in the East Coast SUP Surf Circuit in 2017. In addition, in June 2018, Burgess completed a 115-mile journey across the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West in 27 hours and 48 minutes, non-stop. She set a Guinness Book of World Records being the fastest across the channel, and the first and only female to do so, thus far.