Here are your nominees:
Dale Cook Big Air Award
Antonio Blanco: Antonio is right there with Dale jumping as high as he does! Their Huckers are always above the sky line and above anyone else!
Sean Aiken: Sean is out on the biggest days always going big!
JP Bowels: There were countless photos of JP going huge in the Gorge and on the coast this summer. He is out on every big day and goes as big as anyone else.
Most Selfless Windsurfer
Jerry-Anne Devlin: Jerry-Anne is always smiling, and always saying “get out there.” Not to mention her countless hours of volunteering to get prizes for the Pray For Wind Party this year.
Tim Requa: Tim was instrumental in putting together the CGWA’s Beach Bash this year. He is also more than willing to help promote any and all windsurfing events.
Kidz Dental Zone: The Kidz Dental Zone stepped up huge sponsoring the CGWA Gorge Groms program this year. They are very motivated to help promote kids windsurfing in the Gorge!
Most Stoked Windsurfer
Lisa Macy: I think Lisa sails more days than anyone in the Gorge, starts in March and ends in Nov. always with a smile and great enthusiasm no matter what the conditions.
Steve Watson: Steve is by far the most dedicated sailor in the Gorge easily getting out more than anyone averaging I would say 200+ days/year! His passion is apparent on and off the water.
Anna Rohden: Anna windsurfers as much as anyone and always has a huge smile on her face. She is definitely STOKED to windsurf as much as possible!
Grom of the Year
Colson Zack: Colson is 15 and has been windsurfing at a high level for 3 years now. He is always the first on the water and last one off and his skills have been improving tremendously. He is always stoked about windsurfing and loves to sail with others talk about windsurfing with others and trying to improve and learn more each time.
Kevin Johnston: Kevin was the Grom of the Year last year and has continued his worthiness as Grom of the Year again in 2015. Sailing more days than almost anyone else without a driver’s lisence. He is often found being dropped off at the Waterfront Park all day.
Pelle Bergstrom: Pelle is another Grom who is always ripping around on his windsurfer (when he is not excelling in the SUP racing world). He is always stoked and sails with his family.
Gorge Windsurfer of the Year
Ingrid Larouche: Ingrid stepped up her competition game this year touring on the PWA. She rips the Gorge as good as anyone and we are stoked to see what she has in store next!
MacRae Wylde: MacRae had a huge year in the Gorge Cup race series, taking home first place for the season. Not to mention an excellent finish in the Gorge Paddle Challenge race.
Anna Rohden: Anna has stepped up her game this year as well. She has gotten a lot of windsurfing days under her belt, and competed on the AWT this year as well. Keep your eye on what she has in store next!
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