Paddle Australia is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 Paddle Australia Awards.
Starting on November 6 2021 for four weeks, Paddle Australia will be celebrating it’s Annual Awards in an online format, announcing the winners across 15 categories, as well as an inductee to the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame.
Although the awards will look different this year, they hold the same prestige and celebrate the fantastic achievements of the paddling community over the last 12 months.
Paddle Australia would like to congratulate the award finalists:
Paddler of the Year
Tom Green/Jean van der Westhuyzen
Paddle of the Year – Non-Olympic Disciplines
Junior Paddler of the Year – Olympic Disciplines
Paracanoeist of the Year
Master Paddler of the Year
Coach of the Year
Jimmy Owens/David Smith
Team of the Year
Men’s K2 1000 (Tom Green and Jean van der Westhuyzen)
Women’s K4 500 (Jaime Roberts, Jo Brigden-Jones, Shannon Reynolds and Cat McArthur)
Men’s K4 500 (Riley Fitzsimmons, Lachlan Tame, Murray Stewart and Jordan Wood)
Women’s K2 500 (Alyce Wood and Alyssa Bull)
Technical Official of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Club Coach of the Year
Instructor and Guide of the Year
Mark Oates and Dan Hall
Award of Merit