About the Mike Shea Award

We need to get that back in play- it was initiated by Thomas Shahinian in honor of Mikes dedication and inspiration to many many paddlers. previous winners have included Dee Van Winkle, Rich Long, Cody Silvester, Chris Barlow Al Ching Nick Hanoian
so lets keep that in mind this season as you train and race-
WHO INSPIRES YOU?

 The first year we presented the Mike Shea"Dog" Most Inspirational Paddler,

we were inspired and amazed by the tenacity of never-say-die Dee VanWinkle....and in

 

2011-12

Cody Silvester, Oxnard

2010-11

Al Ching, Lanakila

2009-10
Cheance Adair, San Diego
 

2008-09

Chris Barlow, San Diego

2007-08

Nick Hanoian, San Diego

2006-07

Rich Long, Dana Point
 

2005-06
Dee VanWinkle, San Diego