AWG2016 udpeger op til 10 ambassadører forud for legene. Indtil videre er de fem af dem allerede udpeget.
Den første der blev valgt er:
Kimmernaq Kjeldsen & Frederik Elsner, og det skete ved launch af AWG2016 den 25 ppril 2014.
De næste tre ambassadører, der blev udpeget, er Nivi Mathiassen fra Tasiilaq, Tonny Fisker fra Ilulissat/Nuuk & Victor Tootoo fra Iqaluit. Det skete ved One Year To Go Event 6. marts 2015.
Full name Kimmernaq Kjeldsen
Familiy Parents: Dorthe Hegelund Kjeldsen & Jens Kjeldsen. Brother: Adam Kjeldsen, Sister: Camilla Hegelund
Work student actor at The National Theatre of Greenland and singer.
Relation to AWG Ambassador. Was chaperone for the cultural team "Flying Drops" at AWG2014 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Hobbies Alpine skiing, singing, friends, traveling and meeting other cultures.
Full name Frederik Kjærholm Elsner
Familiy Parents: Marianne & Ejvind Elsner, Brother: Christian Kjærholm Elsner
Work Musician & Salesman at Atlantic Music
Relation to AWG Participated in Badminton in AWG2002 in Nuuk and won 3 ulus: 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze. This time I'm appointed as an ambassador for AWG2016 in Nuuk.
Hobbies Have some hobbies. One of them is songwritring. I spend a lot of time writing songs. I also work out and run outside. I don't see badminton as a hobby, because I'm still playing it seriously.
Full name Nivi Dahl Mathiassen
Familiy I grew up and I live with my mother. I have one big brother.
Work I'm working as a cleaning assistant untill I start my education as office secretary.
Relation to AWG I play soccer and I participated twice in 2012 and 2014 AWG.
Any other? AWG is the best experience I ever had in my life, and I want to cooperate with AWG2016 as an ambassador and do presentations for children about the Games.
Full name Tonny John Fisker
Familiy Wife: Tina Rebekka Holm Fisker, Daugther: Leah Kimmernaq Holm Fisker, Son borned in May 2015, Mother: Elisabeth Fisker, Father: Peter Fisker, Big brother: Danny Fisker, Little brother: Kenny Fisker
Work Pilot at Air Greenland
Relation to AWG Have participated in the AWG 6 times.
Twice in badminton in 2002 og 2006.
4 times in Arctic Sports in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2014.
15 medals/ulus in total.
6 ulus in badminton, 3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze.
9 ulus in Arctic Sport, 3 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze.
Hobbies Family, sport, playing the piano, drawing, video games.
Full name Victor Rufus Siudluk Tootoo
Familiy Married to Lisa Tootoo and together we have a 2 year old, Taryn Tootoo. I also have 4 older children:
Anthony Tootoo, Savannah Piliakapsi, Christine Tootoo, Donovan Gordon-Tootoo
Work I am a Certified General Accountant and President of Aarluk Consulting, Northern Allied Nunavut, and have other business interests as well.
Relation to AWG2002 I started off as the Finance Director for the Host Society, then became Vice President and eventually President.
Hobbies I am big fan of hockey. My first cousin, Jordin Tootoo, plays in the NHL for the New Jersey Devils. I play squash, and am physically active. My hobbies are hunting, fishing, boating, and camping on the land with family. I am involved with the Baffin Region Chamber of Commerce as a volunteer director since 2010. I also like public facilitating and speaking.
Any other? Being close to the land and family is very important to me. I come from a large family with 47 first cousins (all on my Father’s side) and in my children’s generation, there are over 80. I’m glad to be a part of the 2016 AWG family.