Maddie Kimmel Lands A Cobra Flip (Video)

"Scariest thing I've ever done"

Sixteen-year-old Maddie Kimmel just stunned the whitewater community by landing her first Cobra Flip. Rumour has it, she may be the first woman to have successfully landed the expert-level trick.

The Cobra Flip–coined by Aniol Serrasolses–involves a barrel roll off the lip of a waterfall, spinning a complete 360 along the axis of the kayak before landing upright in the pool below.

Watch it here.

 

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