Maligiaq Padilla

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Maligiaq Johnsen Padilla (pronounced muh-LIG-ee-ahk YOON-sen pa-DEE-uh) is a Greenlander (Maligiaq means 'medium sized wave' in Greenlandic) and a famous kayaker. In 1995, at the age of 13, he won every event in his age group at the National Kayaking Championship.

He is the only person in history to win four Greenland National Kayaking Championships, winning his first title at 16.

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