2017 Honorees

The 2017 Honorees for the International Whitewater Hall of Fame

The 2017 Class of Honorees joins past inductees as part of whitewater paddling’s rich history. IWHOF is pleased to announce the four IWHOF Honorees. Read the full profiles of each of these honorees by clicking on their names.

The Advocate Category: recognizes individuals that have contributed to the advancement of whitewater sports through activism, environmental stewardship, ensuring river access, and innovations in manufacturing and whitewater courses and development.

The Explorer Category: recognizes adventurers, scientists, or expedition leaders who exemplified superior feats in previously unchallenged whitewater.

The Pioneer Category: recognizes individuals who are the first, or among the first, to contribute significantly to the development, understanding, and promotion of whitewater sports.