Dollé is one of the up-and-coming young paddlers the canoe freestyle world is watching closely.
Thorbjorn is known as a down to earth and humble champion who is always willing to help out.
Saramandif did his country proud with its first gold medal in an Olympic competition.
Sophia Jensen is described as a friendly, approachable and outgoing young woman who makes friends with all of her competitors and is always happy to chat with young up and coming paddlers.
She paddles well beyond her years and is redefining what is possible in junior women’s freestyle.
With canoeing in her blood she sat in the boat for the first time at the age of one when she joined her father in the boat after his competitions.
Doriane Delassus picked up both gold and silver medals in the women’s Canoe Slalom competitions.
Benedek’s accomplishment is unusual in that kayakers don’t often excel in both the 500m and 1000m distances.
Although she initially started off with Sprint, Dimovova quickly transitioned to Wildwater canoeing once she got a taste of the rapids and adrenaline.