Joshua is passionate about martial arts. He would use the Holman Prize to train and seek setting the world record for distance traveled on a wave by a blind surfer.
Matt is a two-time world champion in para-surfing. He would use the Holman Prize to run surfing workshops for blind children and youth all over the world.
Nicolas is an athlete who hopes to qualify for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. With the Holman Prize, he would train and complete in the Coolangatta Gold race in Australia which involves kayaking, swimming, running and paddling a surfboard.
Matt, a longtime surfer, would use the Holman Prize to teach his blind and low-vision community how to become surfers themselves and to “share the feeling of freedom” that surfing can provide.
Nicolas, a triathlete, would use the Holman Prize to try new adventures around the world, including the Sand Marathon in Peru, an expedition to the North Pole, learning how to surf and more.