KayakingUK New Canoe & Kayaks Store

Elliott Davidson who is an Irish canoe slalom athlete has set up his own canoe and kayak store called “KayakingUK“. Currently, this is only a very small operation and is only supplying canoe slalom equipment at the moment but hopes to expand into recreational canoes and kayaks at some point in the future. The reason he set up KayakingUK, was to help fund his canoe slalom career. To be able to dedicate the necessary time to his training this meant not getting a full-time job as it would be too time restricting. It would reduce the hours, he could train and the […]

Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championships 2015

This last weekend was the Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Championships 2015. The event is held in Austria’s Oetztal on the Wellerbrücke rapids. They use a 200m section for this timed race which has a 10% gradient. Each athlete must make there way down the course which involves: 1) “Seal Launch”, 6m gradient 2) “Mandatory Line”, 3m gradient, entry cataract to the core section 3) “TNT Rapid”, 5m gradient, core section with a S turn 4) “Champions Killer -1”, the hole above the real Champions Killer 5) “Champions Killer”, 3m exit drop Top 3 Men 1. Gerd Serrasolses (ESP) 2. David Bain (GBR) […]