2012 Results

  • 2013 Paddle with Purpose

    Friday, August 2, 2013

    First Descents takes the win for 2013 Paddle with Purpose for their dedication to helping cancer patients and survivors find life again through paddling.

  • 2012 Movie of the Year: Canoe Movie 2: Uncharted Waters

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    The sequel to 2010’s groundbreaking Canoe Movie includes more jaw-dropping whitewater canoeing footage from across North America, including first canoe descents of Colorado steep creeks and North Carolina’s notorious Toxaway River.

  • 2012 Reel of the Year: Slippery When Wet: GoPro Reel

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    GoPro Hero footage compiled from Shasta Boyz Productions latest creation Slippery When Wet.

  • 2012 Paddle With Purpose: Heroes On The Water

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    Heroes on the Water serves all military personnel who have been wounded, injured or disabled. What looks like a day trip of paddling and fishing for wounded vets is in fact something much deeper and long-lasting.

  • 2012 Male Paddler of the Year: Isaac Levinson

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    Levinson, a Green Race podium fixture for the last few years, is making his run at a world title with a win at the 2012 AWP series’ first stage, the Little White Race, with race partner Evan Garcia.

  • 2012 Female Paddler of the Year: Adriene Levknecht

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    Adriene Levknecht charges. In addition to her serial dominance of the Green River Narrows Race (she broke her own record last year), she just graduated college and got a job as a paramedic.

  • 2012 Expedition of the Year: Ellesmere Circumnavigation

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    Jon Turk and Erik Boomer were an unlikely team to ski and sea kayak 1,500 miles around a remote arctic island. To start with, they barely knew each other. Turk was 65, a veteran arctic and sea kayak adventurer; Boomer was 26, a world-class whitewater paddler who had sat in a sea kayak just once before.

  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement: Martin Litton

    Thursday, August 2, 2012

    In the annuals of wilderness conservation, Martin Litton is a singular force of nature—a Category 5 hurricane of eloquence, passion, and pig-headed obduracy quite unlike anything that has ever blown across the American landscape.