Category Archives: Honorees

Tribute to 2011 IWHOF Inductees Video

The Tribute to 2011 IWHOF Inductees video has been posted. This year’s video was produced by Sasha Motivala Cinematography and has some great vintage whitewater footage. Learn about each of this year’s honorees contributions to the world of whitewater. Visit … Continue reading

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2011 International Whitewater Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

The votes are in and the 2011 Honorees have been elected from a great list of candidates! The Honorees in each of these categories are: Explorer – Richard Bangs (USA),  Champion – JP Burny (Luxembourg), and Advocate – Oliver Cock … Continue reading

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Time for your 2011 IWHOF nominations!

The time for your 2011 nomination for the International Whitewater Hall of Fame is here! Submissions will be accepted through July 12, 2011 and our nomination form can be downloaded from here. Paddling Life Magazine has featured this years nominations … Continue reading

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Lives of 2010 IWHOF Class Span a Century of Dedication to Riversports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2010 Contact: Media Relations 828-488-3420 Five Individuals from Five Countries Chosen by International Electorate (Gatlinburg, TN) – The International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) Board of Governors has announced its 2010 Inductees. The eldest of … Continue reading

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IWHOF Celebrates 5th Anniversary with International Induction

On Saturday, September 26, 2009, the International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) inducted its Fifth Anniversary Class of Honorees, and truly arrived as an International Hall of Fame. All six honorees represented six different countries: Mikhail Kolchevnikov from Russia, Stepanka … Continue reading

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Induction Event Info & Schedule

On Saturday, September 26, 2009 we have an awesome day planned with some of the most legendary names in whitewater boating history, and we hope you’ll decide to be a part of it. If you haven’t planned to come to … Continue reading

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2009 Induction Event Dinner Tickets Going Fast!

If you are planning on attending the 2009 IWHOF Induction Event at the Nantahala Outdoor Center Saturday, September 26th, 2009, buy your tickets now! There will be some great events to take part in that feature our 2009 Honorees and … Continue reading

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Whitewater Giants Honored

International Participation Grows to 29 Countries The International Whitewater Hall of Fame (IWHOF) Board of Governors has announced the Class of 2009 Honorees, whitewater legends whose accomplishments have contributed significantly to both the sport and business of whitewater around the … Continue reading

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2009 IWHOF Election is Over

The 2009 IWHOF Election is Over. Thank you very much to all the members of the electorate who have voted. The winners will be officially announced on June 1, 2009 here, on our Facebook page, and on BoaterTalk after we … Continue reading

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Washington, DC: Kent Ford’s ‘Call of the River’ Premier to Support IWHOF, Team River Runner

The Call of the River – A Hundred Years of Whitewater Adventure May 14, 2009 – 7:30 and 9:30 pm The twists and turns of whitewater history resemble the canyons its pioneers have explored, a collage of unexpected influences such … Continue reading

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