OLMEC FIGHTER AWARD CODEME - National Mention

Olmec Fighter is the name given as maximum recognition within the federated sports. Its origin goes back to the 80’s decade in the 20th Century and it is given year after year to athletes, executives and sponsors that through their work, contribute to the Mexican sports development.

The winners of the “Premio Luchador Olmeca” are excelled athletes, sponsor or leaders that through their actions promote the federation sports in Mexico. The candidates to this award are selected by the presidents of each National Sport Federation or related organizations affiliated to CODEME (Mexican Sports Confederation), to be recognized in each of their respective disciplines or activities.

In 1993 Jorge Font received the “Luchador Olmeca” Award for his extraordinary path in waterskiing.

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COMPARTIR AWARD – National Mention

The Social Foundation COMPARTIR - “COMPARTIR Fundación Social, I.A.P.”, was founded on June 28, 1983 to benefit the most needed sectors of the population, sharing with them time, talent and funds.

COMPARTIR’s mission is to help in the strengthening of the organized society, through the recognition and diffusion of its people’s and institution’s work who strive to build a more fair and equal society.
In 1988 the COMPARTIR awards were established to recognize the outstanding work of people and organizations of the Mexican society as an endorsement to their professionalism in solving specific social problems.
In 1996, Jorge Font received the COMPARTIR award for being the founder of “Ayudando a Vivir A.C. (Asociación Civil)” – Helping to Live A.C. (Civil Association), support Institution for people with disabilities. For being the founder of “Asociación para la Prevención del Trauma Cráneomedular Think First A.C.” – Association for the Prevention of Craniomedially Trauma Think First A.C. Besides intensively working to promote an accident prevention culture, Jorge accompanies and encourages those who suffer the consequences of a craniomedial trauma, channeling them to the rehabilitation centers.

SELÍDER - National Mention

Since 1996, the organization promotes the SELIDER annual award to be granted to someone that outstands for their leadership, being a clear example for the youth. The award´s objective is to recognize those that outstand for their commitment and performance within their community; either in the political field, business, sports or social work. In 1999, Jorge Font received the SELIDER award thanks to his way of life, his values, his generous dedication to community service, his leadership style in waterskiing and for his work in the nonprofit organizations.

MOST PROMINENT ATHLETES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

National Mention

CONADE (National Commission for Physical Culture and Sports), together with all the Mexican Sports Federations and 185 national media granted the recognition to the most prominent Mexican athletes in the 20th century. Jorge Font received this award from the President of the Republic of Mexico, Ernesto Zedillo, on November 2000, as the Mexican water-skier of the 20th century.

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DISABLED ATHLETE OF THE YEAR- International Mention
IWWF

At the end of each year, the IWWF (International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation) sport discipline councils select the skier of the year. In 2014 Jorge Font was named IWWF disabled athlete of the year.

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

COUNCIL MEMBER FOR THE TECNOLOGICO DE MONTERREY, CAMPUS CUERNAVACA.

Since 2017 Jorge Font has been part of the Tecnológico de Monterrey Council, Campus Cuernavaca.

On Tecnológico de Monterrey is a private, non-profit, independent institution with no political and religious affiliations. The work of Tecnológico de Monterrey and its 26 campuses is supported by civil associations made up of a numerous group of outstanding leaders from all over the country who are committed to quality in higher education. Every year, the board members of these civil associations meet to define the goals that will guide the major decisions which will help Tecnológico de Monterrey to meet its objective of driving the development of communities and the nation.

Council, Campus Cuernavaca.