Paddlers Awards 2019 – NFC, The North Fork Championship (Events)
And the winner is in the Events category: The North Fork Championship 2019
This year, the eighth edition of the NFC, which also hosted the Xtreme Kayak World Championships, showcased a new format that included the first-ever women’s class. Many considered the “Ocho” the North Fork’s best year yet.
More info go to The North Fork Championship
For the second time, Kayak Session Magazine organizes the Paddlers Awards. These awards are there to do justice to all the paddlers out there ripping it up and sharing with us all year around their incredible performances. The judging is based on the past 12 months (January through December). There are 7 categories: Male & Female Paddler of the Year, Male & Female U21 Paddler of the Year, Event of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, and one Award that we specifically care a lot for, the honorary award: Legend Paddler Award.
Events Nominees – Paddlers Awards 2019
Green River race (Usa)
Devils Extreme Race (CZ rep.)
Gauley Festival (Usa)
King of the Alps (Italy)
Freestyle Worlds (Spain)
Rush Sturges (Usa), Vavra Hradilek (Cz rep.), Mike Dawson (Nz), Joe Rea-Dickins (UK), Capo Rettig (Usa), Olaf Obsommer (Ger), Shane Benedict (Usa), Dennis Newton (Uk), Anna Bruno (Usa) & Philippe Doux (France) – Each member of the jury gives his winner in each category. Contenders with the most votes win their category.
Winners announcement schedule:
Nov 25th: Non profit of the Year & Event of the year
Nov 26th: Female and Male Rookie of the Year – U21
Nov 27th : Honorary Paddler of the year
Nov 28th: Female Paddler of the Year
Nov 29th: Male Paddler of the Year