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Mariann Sæther (Sickline Queen) Interview

Background Information Name: Mariann Sæther Age: 35 Home location: Voss, Norway – Futaleufu, Chile. Kayaking discipline: Extreme kayak, freestyle kayak, canoe slalom Profession and educational background: Lecturer/whitewater kayaker Years in sport of any kind: For ever Other personal information you would like to share: I also do and have done….Snowboarding, jazz-ballet dancing, baton twirling in a marching band for 11 years, synchronized swimming, horseback riding. What got you started in kayaking? I started dating a kayaker – our first date was a roll session. I got hooked right away. What is your biggest accomplishment in kayaking? Phew… these questions are […]

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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) […]