We’ve probably had one of the most contested Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championships to date.
The Adidas Sickline 2015 race took place on the world famous Wellerbrucke rapids on the river Oetz.
This years race took place over the first weekend in October.
Start – The eddy river right around 8 m above the 3 m exit drop of the Wellerbruecke “The Champions’ Killer”
Finish – Put in for the Slalom Course (near the steps)
Difficulty – “The Champions’ Killer” class IV, rest of the course class III
Length – around 270m
Seal launch – 6m gradient
Mandatory Line – 3m gradient, entry cataract to the core section
TNT Rapid – 5m gradient, core section with a S turn
Champions Killer 1 – the hole above the real Champions Killer
Champions Killer – 3m exit drop
Winners line up:
1st Gerd Serrasolses (ESP)
2nd David Bain (GBR)
3rd Sam Sutton (NZL)
1st Mariann Saether (NOR)
2nd Jennifer Chrimes (GBR)
3rd Alona Buslaieva (UKR)
Watch a full replay from the event here.