Charley Brackett, Alstead, N.H.
Brackett, 38, won three age-group gold medals at the Whitewater Open Canoe National Championships in Ohiopyle, Pa. He took first in the solo formula 16 competition and teamed with Bruce Braman, 40, of Green, N.Y., to win the two-man race and two-man sprint.
Holly Beck, Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Beck, 20, is the National Scholastic Surfing Association women's champion after scoring a 9.5 in the final round to beat Sena Seramur, 17, of Hanalei, Hawaii. Before graduating from UC San Diego this spring, Beck led the school to a fourth-place national finish.
Matt Carpenter, Manitou Springs, Colo.
Carpenter, 37, swept the Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon in Manitou Springs, to become the first person to win the races on back-to-back days. Carpenter, who set the marathon course record in 1993, won the 13.32-mile ascent in 2:16:13 and the marathon in 3:53:53.