Australian Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year Announced

Queensland Junior paddler’s triumph in the Australian Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year Awards.
Congratulations to Queensland juniors Erin Blanch (Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club) and Daniel Mole (Wynnum Redlands Canoe Club) who were awarded Australian Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year 2017 Awards in the Junior Female and Junior Male category respectively.
The Australian Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year awards were recongnised at the 2018 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships in May.
Award winners and categories are listed below.  Each received a trophy and has their name engraved on the award’s perpetual trophy.
Australian Canoe Marathon Paddler of the Year 2017
Masters Male – Michael Leverett (Victoria).
Masters Female – Cathy Venning (South Australia)
Open Male – Joshua Kippin (Western Australia)
Open Female – Marlena Ahrens (Victoria)
Junior Male – Daniel Mole (Queensland)
Junior Female – Erin Blanch (Queensland)