FINALISTS FOR THE 2017-18 PADDLE AUSTRALIA AWARDS

This year has been an amazing year for Australian paddlers with many fantastic results at National and International events. There has also been wonderful efforts made by volunteers, officials, administrator, instructors and coaches.
After receiving a significant number of nominations and after careful consideration, the Paddle Australia Honours Committee would like to congratulate the following finalists:

PADDLER OF THE YEAR – OLYMPIC DISCIPLINE OR CATEGORY:

  • Alyce Burnett
  • Jessica Fox
  • Thomas Green

PADDLER  OF THE YEAR – NON-OLYMPIC DISCIPLINE OR CATEGORY:

  • Cory Hill
  • Rebecca Mann
  • Robert McIntyre

JUNIOR PADDLER  OF THE YEAR – OLYMPIC DISCIPLINE OR CATEGORY:

  • Fletcher Armstrong
  • Alexandria Choate
  • Jenaya Massie

JUNIOR PADDLER OF THE YEAR – NON-OLYMPIC DISCIPLINE OR CATEGORY:

  • Brianna Jones
  • Oscar Jones
  • Georgia Sinclair

PARACANOEIST OF THE YEAR: 

  • Dylan Littlehales
  • Curtis McGrath
  • Amanda Reynolds
  • Susan Seipel

MASTER PADDLER OF THE YEAR

  • Laura Lee
  • Cathy Venning
  • Jim Walker

TEAM OF THE YEAR

  • 2018 Junior Women’s Marathon K2 team (Brianna Jones and Hannah Scott)
  • 2018 Under 23’w Men’s Canoe Sprint K2 1000m (Thomas Green and Joel McKitterick)
  • 2018 Senior Men’s Wildwater Sprint team (Kaylen Bassett, Alex McIntyre and Robert McIntyre)

COACH OF THE YEAR:

  • Myriam Fox
  • Zlatan Ibrahimbegovic
  • Guy Power

TECHNICAL OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR

  • Russell Bassett
  • John Young

INSTRUCTOR AND GUIDE OF THE YEAR

  • Tracy Gibson
  • Garry Goodey
  • Scott Willams

Other awards that will also be awarded on the night include:

  • Award of Merit
  • Excellence Award
  • Services to Paddling
  • People’s Choice Award
  • President’s Award

The winners will be announced at the 2018 Annual Awards evening. Please come and join us to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of our members and volunteers.

When: Saturday 3rd November, 2018
Where: Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport
Time: 6:15pm for 6:30pm start
Cost: $115 per person
Dress: Cocktail / Lounge Suit
Included: 3 Course Meal
If you would like to attend the evening please contact the Paddle Australia office (info@paddle.org.au).