Jamie McEwan
Jamie McEwan 2014 Lifetime Achievement

About: The late Jamie McEwan (1952-2014) never set out to be a hero. But after bringing home an Olympic bronze medal from Munich in 1972, he helped spark a whitewater revolution. Holding true to a passion for running wild rivers, McEwan went outside the outside the gates to make first descents in Bhutan, Mexico, Canada and Tibet, only to return to the Olympics 20 years later, narrowly missing the podium, but witnessing the progression of a sport that he helped shape.

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