Greg Barton Award

Awarded to the winner of the Men’s K-1 Junior 1000m (Note: previously awarded to 10,000m)

Greg Barton is a four-time Olympic Medalist and is the most decorated U.S. Olympic Canoe/Kayak athlete of all time.

  • Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games: BRONZE in K1 1000m
  • Seoul 1988 Olympic Games: GOLD in K1 1000m and GOLD in K2 1000m with Norman Bellingham
  • Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games: BRONZE in K1 1000m
  • Two gold medals in the 1987 World Championships
  • Gold medal in the 1985 World Championship K-1 10,000m

Greg went on to found the Epic Kayak Company and continues to compete in national and international kayak races while promoting his well designed and built paddles and kayaks.


Winners

When did this award begin?

YEARAWARDED TO
2021Petri Alva
2020Not Awarded due to Covid-19 Pandemic
2019Jonas Ecker
2018August Cook
2017Owen Farley-Klacik
2016Owen Farley-Klacik
2015Alex Lee
2014Miles Cross-Whiter
2013No race due to weather cancelation.
2012Istvan Urban
2011Stanton Collins
2010Luke Potts
2009TBD
2008TBD
2007Peter Metzger
2006TBD
2005TBD
2004TBD
2003TBD
2002TBD
2001TBD
2000TBD
1999TBD