ISA - world governing body for stand up paddling, paddleboarding, and surfing.
IVF - world governing body for va'a and outrigger sport.
A promising rising star (U19), male or female, in any discipline in any paddlesport.
An unmatched contribution to paddlesport(s) on and/or off-the-water; tireless dedication over time.
Long distance, endurance canoe or kayak paddling with portages (carrying boats over land) around rapids/obstacles.
Journalists, writers, publishers, photographers, film-makers, commentators, presenters, media platforms, PR.
Distance open-water racing in surfskis and kayaks, usually in and out of surf.
A traditional water-craft with two hulls (cockpit and float); you paddle alone, as a pair, 3, 4, 6 or 12!
Disability flatwater sprint paddling over 200m in single/double kayaks and outrigger (va'a) canoes.
Team river descents in style on an inflatable raft using single-blade paddles - beware tricks possible!