has announced the winners of the 2009 awards.
The winners are as follows:
- Best Female Freediver 2009 – Sara Campbell (UK)
- Best Male Freediver 2009 – Martin Stepanek (Czech Republic)
- Best Female Relevation 2009 – Suzy Osler (New Zealand)
- Best Male Relevation 2009 – Bjarte Nygard (Norway)
- Best National Instituion 2009 – AIDA Denmark
- Best International Judge 2009 – Kimmo Lahtinen (Finland)
- Best Captain/Coach 2009 – Kerian Hibbs (New Zealand)
- Special ICARE Trophy 2009 – Apnea Academy
The ICARE trophies have been awarded since 2003 and are based on public votes for nominations and elections.