On December 8th 2015 72-year-old Douglas Tompkins died doing what he loved - kayaking on a trip across General Carrera Lake in Patagonia.
Claudia would be one of the first people to congratulate race winners and always had time for anyone in the sport.
Bastien Damiens was one of the most talented paddlers emerging on the international slalom scene.
Stefan Henze's legacy will live on in the achievements of those he coached and paddled with.
Louise pushed the boundaries for both herself and for women in sport.
Joe “Glicker” Glickman was the wordsmith of paddlesports. The way he was able to convey the thoughts of all paddlers in an engaging, insightful and comical way was second to none.
Were it not for Martin, the Grand Canyon would be a series of stagnant lakes filled with houseboats and jet skis.
On Saturday 15th of November 2014 Mark was lost at sea in a downwind ocean race held in East London, South Africa.
Juanito de Ugarte was an extreme kayaker with many first descents under his belt.
James Patrick "Jamie" McEwan was an American slalom canoeist who competed in the 1970s.