Rich Clarkson Award

Rich Clarkson covered numerous Olympic Games and supervised the photography at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

In his time Clarkson created many of the iconic images of the sport.

Recipients of the award have been:

2023 - Bill LEUNG (Palos Verdes Shores, Calif)
2022 - Steve DYKES (Portland)
2021 - John NEPOLITAN (New Jersey)
2020 - Not Awarded
2019 - Pat HOLLERAN (Eugene)
2018 - Victah SAILER (Photo Run)
2017 - Robert I. BLACK (University of Arkansas)
2016 - Kim SPIR (Portland)
2015 - Thomas BOYD (The Oregonian)
2014 - Errol ANDERSON (NYC)
2013 - Kevin CLARK, Brain Davies, Chris PIETSCH (Eugene Register-Guard)
2012 - Kirby LEE (Images of Sport)
2011 - Rick RUSSELL (Eugene)
2010 - Cheryl TREWORGY (Pretty Sporty Photography)
2009 - Bill FRAKES (Sports Illustrated)