Wednesday, June 17, 2009

International Whitewater Hall of Fame Honorees

International Whitewater Hall of FameEvery year, the International Whitewater Hall of Fame accepts nominations in several categories for "whitewater legends whose accomplishments have contributed significantly to both the sport and business of whitewater around the world."

The ACA is proud to commend the following 2009 IWHOF Honorees:

  • Pioneer - Mikhail Kolchevnikov (deceased) - Russia
  • Explorer - Lars Holbek (deceased) - United States
  • Champion - Stepanka Hilgertova - Czech Republic
  • Champion - Pavol Hochschorner and Peter Hochschorner – Slovakia
  • Advocate - Rafael Gallo - Costa Rica
  • Advocate - Bill Mason (deceased) – Canada

Join paddlesports representatives from around the globe on September 26, 2009 at the Nantahala Outdoor Center in western North Carolina for the induction ceremony.

To learn about the ACA's prestigious national awards, visit: ACA Awards.

Chris Stec on the Selway River, Idaho
Paddle Safe - Paddle Often,
Christopher Stec
Safety Education & Instruction Department

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