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Awards The contender list for the Paddler's Awards 2021 organized by kayak session magazine & kayaksession.com

Published on décembre 10th, 2021 | by Kayak Session https://www.kayaksession.com/img-current-issue/upload-your-video.png

The Kayak Session Paddlers Awards 2021 – The Contenders

For the fourth time, Kayak Session Magazine organizes the Paddlers Awards. 2021 was somewhat a back to normal kind of year and 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 8 categories: Male & Female Paddler of the Year, Male & Female U21 Paddler of the Year, Event of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, Crew Awards, and one Award that we specifically care a lot for, the honorary award: Legend Paddler Award.

Women
Nouria Newman (Fra)
Jessica Fox (Aus)
Laura Hofberger (Ger)
Ricarda Funk (Ger)

Men
Dane Jackson (Usa)
Aniol Serrasolses (Spain)
Vit Prindis (CZ)
Jiri Prskavec (CZ)

Events
Green Race (Usa)
Devils Race (Cz rep.)
Oetz Trophy (Austria)
The North Fork Championship (Usa)
King of the Alps (Italy)

U21 Women*
Sage Donnelly (Usa)
Ottie Robinson-Shaw (Uk)
Evy Liebfarth (Usa)
Ava Christensen (Usa)
Maddie Kimmel (Usa)
Rivey Mutton  (NZ)

U21 Men*
Jeremy Nash (Usa)
George Snook (Nz)
Kaelin Friedenson (Usa)
Zack Mutton (NZ)
Robert Eggleston (UK)
Huw Butterworth (UK)

Non-profit
AW
Free Rivers Fund
Balkan River Defense
Team River Runner
Idaho Rivers United

Winners announcement schedule

Dec 20th: Non-profit of the year
Dec 21st: & Event of the year
Dec 22nd: Female & Male Rookie of the Year – U21
Dec 23rd: Honorary Paddler of the year & Crew of the Year
Dec 24th: Female Paddler of the Year & Male Paddler of the Year

Each member of the jury gives his winner in each category. Contenders with the most votes win their category.
*One must be under 21 on January 1st 2021, to be in the U21 category.




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