Nominations for the 2018-19 Annual Awards

In 2019 Paddle Australia will be presenting awards to our paddling community, covering the nomination period 1st October 2018 – 30th September 2019. The nominations will be awarded in the categories as stated in the Honours Awards Policy.

The awards dinner will take place on Saturday 9th November 2019 at the Mercure Sydney. Tickets for the dinner will be on sale soon!

Nominations will close midnight (AEST) 30th September 2019.

Paddler of the Year – Olympic

Any paddler competing in open competition at any level during the nomination period in the disciplines of slalom or sprint.

Paddler of the Year – Non-Olympic

Any paddler competing in open competition at any level during the nomination period in non-Olympic paddlesports or events.

Paracanoeist of the Year

Any paracanoe paddler competing in junior or open competition at any level during the nomination period

Junior Paddler of the Year – Olympic

Any paddler competing in junior competition at any level, and between 15 and 18 years (inclusive) as at 31st December in the year of nomination in the disciplines of slalom or sprint.

Junior Paddler of the Year – Non-Olympic

Any paddler competing in junior competition at any level, and between 15 and 18 years (inclusive) as at 31st December in the year of nomination in non-Olympic events.

Team of the Year

Any paddlers competing in open or junior competition as a boat combination or team of paddlers competing in the same event or class at any level during the nomination period.

Master Paddler of the Year

Any paddler competing in masters’ competition at any level during the nomination period

Coach of the Year

Any coach, either paid or unpaid, whose athlete(s) as individuals, as an individual team or as a team of individual competitors, achieve outstanding results whilst competing at the highest level in competition at open or junior level during the nomination period.

Technical Official of the Year

Awarded to an individual who has achieved outstanding results in officiating at an international and/or national and/or state level. Someone who gives up their free time to assist canoeing competitions.

Instructor and Guide of the Year

This award is presented to an individual who has achieved outstanding service in instructing or guiding at a national and/or state level. The recipient is someone who follows the PA Safety Guidelines and demonstrates professionalism through their instruction.

The Olegas Truchanas Canoeing Award

This award is for an activity which best exemplifies the spirit of Olegas Truchanas

Service to Paddling

Recognises the efforts of non-professional sports administration personnel, officials, referees, instructors and so on who are active in the fields of secretarial support, finance, sports training and education, project or team management, and Association or club development.

2020 Paddle Australia Canoe Wildwater Championships – Announced

Paddle Australia would like to announce the 2020 Paddle Australia Canoe Wildwater Championships.

The competition will be run from the 14th – 15th December 2019 on the Mitta Mitta River.

Please note if there is no availability of water on these dates, the event may be moved to Murrumbidgee River. 

Event information and entries will be available soon, if you have any questions please contact us at wildwater@paddle.org.au

Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Championships

The Paddle Australian Canoe Slalom Technical Committee (PACSTC) met to develop a Strategic Plan for Canoe Slalom in Australia. Amongst other items the PACSTC considered both the challenges faced by previous Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Championships and how to ensure that future versions meet our sport’s requirements.

In 2020 Paddle Australia will host two distinct competitions, designed to support the aims of the Strategic Plan for Canoe Slalom in Australia. The PACSTC has decided on the following:

  • The Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Age Championships will be a competition for all athletes from ages 12 to Masters. The competition will acknowledge athletes by age, club/school and state.
  • The Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Championships will be a separate competition held on more difficult water and will be run as an Open competition. This Championships will acknowledge the best slalom Athletes in Australia by event. Selection may be included within the Championships.

Please CLICK HERE to read the full position statement from the PACSTC.

The 2020 Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Championships will be held:

  • 2020 Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Age Championships will be at the Mersey River, TAS from the 2-5 January 2020.
  • 2020 Paddle Australia Canoe Slalom Championships will be held at Penrith Whitewater, NSW Stadium from 10-12th January 2020.

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2019 Canoe Marathon Australian Team

Paddle Australia is pleased to announce the 2019 Canoe Marathon Australian Teams.

World Championships Team, to compete at the 2019 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships to be held in Shaoxing, China.

Open Men K1 Open Women K1
Josh Kippin Tegan Fraser
Glenn Rypp Kate Leverett
Open Women C1
Reka Abraham
Open Men K2 Open Women K2
Hamish Young / Isaac Johnson Hannah Scott / Rebecca Mann
Josh Kippin / Jesse Phillips Laura Lee / Naomi Johnson
U23 Men K1 U23 Women K1
Hamish Young Alana Johnson
Brendan Clarke Hannah Scott
Junior Men K1 Junior Women K1
Joseph Burton Nicci Vesely
Emily O’Rourke
Junior Men K2 Junior Women K2
Joseph Burton / Chad Wiese Chelsea Beale / Nicci Vesely
Emily O’Rourke / Maddie Lamb
35-39 Men K1 35-39 Women K1
Andy Heartcliffe Amanda Bowman
Michael Laloli Fifi Tan
Nathan Jamieson Lucinda Remilton
35-39 Women K2
Leanne McKenzie / Lucinda Remilton
40-44 Men K1 40-44 Women K1
William Lee Laura Lee
Brad Hagan Cathy Venning
Dmytro Medvedyev
40-44 Men C1
Jason Bingham
40-44 Men K2
Darryl Long / Spencer King
Sung Tae Kim / Trevor Longwood
Matthew Dynon / Tom Kennan
45-49 Men K1 45-49 Women K1
Mark Alderson Leanne McKenzie
Garth Civil
45-49 Men C1
Rain Metsoja
45-49 Men K2
Mark Lawson / Terry Brooke
Matthew Windon / Richard Robinson
Matthew Jones / Simon O’Sullivan
45-49 Men C2
Rain Metsoja / Roger French
50-54 Men K1 50-54 Women K1
Brett Greenwood Daniela Angela-Torre
Brett McDonald Alanna Ewin
Trevor Longwood Julia Ong
50-54 Men K2
Grant Pepper / Vladamir Vanek
55-59 Men K1 55-59 Women K1
Darren Lee Margi Bohm
Dominic Scarfe Patricia Ashton
Marc Brehin
55-59 Men K2 55-59 Women K2
Dominic Scarfe / John Young Margi Bohm / Patricia Ashton
Chris Watson / John Hilton
Mark Sanderson / Stuart Bryson
60-64 Men K1 60-64 Women K1
Mark Lawson Lorraine Harper-Horak
Shylie Davidson
60-64 Men K2 60-64 Women K2
Allan Ribbons / Lawrence Greed Lorraine Harper-Horak / Dallas Newman
Ann LLoyd-Green / Elizabeth Woodhart
65-69 Men K1
Peter Pawlow
Ron Clarke
Terry Bolland
65-69 Men C1
Terry Bond
Roger French
65-69 Men K2
Paul Genovesi / Robert Roll
65-69 C2 Men
Terry Bond / Allan Newhouse
70-74 Men K1 70-74 Women K1
Robert Roll Ann Lloyd-Green
David England
Jan van Maanen
70-74 Men C1
Allan Newhouse
70-74 Men K2
Geoffrey Horsnell / Geoffrey Baggett
Rob Hardy / Russell Walker
75-79 Men K1
John Sims
Kevin Nettle

 

Short course

Open Men K1 Open Women K1
Josh Kippin Kate Leverett
Seamus Spanner Hannah Scott
Open Women C1
Bernadette Wallace
Reka Abraham