The consolidated results of both the Public and Academy vote for the 2016 World Paddle Awards.
As a triple Gold Medalist from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Danuta Kozak has been announced as the winner of the ‘Best Female Canoe Sprint 2016’ award in an Olympic year.
As the first Gold Medalist in the KL2 200 at a Paralympic Games, Curtis McGrath's name will go down in the history books. He talks to us about all of the hard work that lead to this achievement, what life has been like since the Rio Paralympic Games and what his plans are for the future.
John Edwards is the man responsible for the inclusion of Paracanoe into the 2016 and 2020 Rio Paralympic Games program. A lot of hard work, hours and sacrifice went into achieving this, and to commend him on his efforts John has been awarded the WPA Lifetime Achievement award, an accolade he rightfully deserves.
After years of world class results, Slovakian the cousins got the result of their dreams at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, a Gold Medal in the C2 Canoe Slalom. They talk to us about their amazing run and what it means to be named as the Best Male Canoe Slalom athletes at the Olympic Games.
For Rok Rozman, the Balkan Rivers Tour (BRT) isn't a job, it's a mission that never ends. After winning the 2016 World Paddle Awards Foundation Award, Rok hopes he is able to raise more awareness to help put an end to the dam craze forever.
As the central figure of Cackle TV Productions, Justine Curgenven has helped propel paddlesports into the media spotlight. As the winner of the 2016 Media Professional Award, Justine tells us about her next big plans.
After winning three gold medals in the C1 200, C2 200 and C2 500 at the 2016 Junior World Sprint Championships and being awarded the 2016 Sports Junior of the year award, Nadezhda Makarchenko of Belarus is understandably excited about her probable sports debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Accepting the 2016 Industry Professional award on behalf of the Floating Kayak Club, John Broe Rasmussen tells us about how the idea originated and the impact it is having on the local community.
Adding an extra two Gold Medals to her name at the 2016 World Canoe Marathon Championships to take her total gold medal count to 18, Renata Csay has been awarded the 2016 Sportswoman of the Year award.