10-time kayak marathon World Champion (6 in singles, 4 in doubles), 4-time European Champion, a true paddlesports legend.
Mother of deceased kayak/raft explorer Hendri Coetzee and Founder/Member of the Hendri Coetzee Trust.
As the founder of Dansprint, Ole is dedicated to ensuring paddlers are given all of the possible tools to succeed.
President of WomenCAN International (advocate for women's canoeing) and an exceptional 10-year career in canoe sprint.
18 time Canoe Marathon World Championship gold medalist
Performance Director at Australian Canoeing and one of the greatest athletes in kayak slalom history with 10 World Championships titles.
Steve was elected into The Academy by its existing members on the 15th March 2015.
For two decades, Sue Natoli has been actively involved in local, national and international Canoe Slalom events.
Susanne Gunnarsson is a three time Olympic medalist turned well respected coach.
In a career that spans more than four decades, Tamas Buday Sr. has devoted his life to sprint canoeing as an athlete, coach and mentor.