Racing to the finish in Avon Descent
THE annual 124-kilometre two day Avon Descent is over for another year, with powerboat M2 Racing Team taking out the 43rd white water classic.
Kayaker Brendan Rice won the solo event, the first of his career, with fellow South African-born Matthew Dean coming in second.
Triple kayak team Unbroken took line honours at the Bayswater finish in 8:49:01, about 20 minutes ahead of the solo kayakers.
About 400 participants took part, including 202 paddle craft and 53 powerboats setting out from Northam on Saturday morning, with 35 entry crafts withdrawing over the two days.
Above: Brent Dunbar and Tom Hodgkinson. Inset: Ben Dallin, Matt Coutts and Brett McDonald.