John Miazdzyk

The heart and soul of Canadian Armwrestling

He founded the Canadian Armwrestling Association in 1976, two years later he hosted the first Canadian National Championship in Alberta

He is one of the founding members of the World Armwrestling Federation, in 1979 he hosted the first World Championship in Alberta

In 1989 John passed away at the young age of 40

Since his passing, an annual award is given out in his memory to someone that personifies dedication to the sport

Voted on by the CAWF board of directors