This one was the toughest yet!
The adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championship was launch in 2007 and this year saw more competitors than ever before, 175 of the Best in the World of extreme kayaking from 30 countries.
The Championship winners were Gerd Serrasolses (ESP) and Mariann Saether (NOR). This is the first year there has been a Championship winner for women and there were 25 competitors.
Sickline has been held in the same place for the last 8 years, on the notorious class 5 whitewater Wellerbrücke rapids on the Ötztaler Ache River in Austria.
Check out the highlights from this year’s competition on the next page!