Voting Open for the Paddling Magazine Industry Awards 2024

October 5, 2023

It’s time to cast your votes in the 5th Annual Paddling Magazine Industry Awards!

/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Every year, brands are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in paddlesports. They’re designing new boats and boards, testing better materials, experimenting with groundbreaking technologies and dreaming up ways to get more paddlers on the water. The Paddling Magazine Industry Awards celebrate and recognize these incredible achievements in innovation across “12 Best of Categories”.

Jump to paddlingawards.com now to see all the new products and cast your votes.

Voting ends November 2.

Voting is open to all paddlesports retailers, media and paddling enthusiasts. Retailers and media will register with their credentials in order to vote in their respective class.


The 2024 Paddling Magazine Industry Awards will honor achievements in the following categories:

  1. Best Paddling Accessory
  2. Best Rigging & Outfitting
  3. Best Safety & Rescue
  4. Best Paddle
  5. Best Transport / Storage/ Launching
  6. Best Clothing / Apparel
  7. Best Standup Paddleboard
  8. Best Canoe
  9. Best Whitewater Boat
  10. Best Recreational Kayak
  11. Best Sea / Touring Kayak
  12. Best Fishing Boat / Board

Good luck to all participating brands.

About Rapid Media

Paddling Magazine is the flagship title of Rapid Media, the world’s largest paddlesports media company. Rapid Media’s mission is to inspire and empower paddlers by leading as the sport’s definitive advocate and resource. Rapid Media celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2023. Alongside Paddling Magazine, the brand produces Kayak Angler, Paddling Business, the Paddling Industry Awards and the Paddling Film Festival.

Rapid Media Contact:

Cristin Plaice