Over 30 kayakers from all over the world lined up for the Elite division slalom through Jacobs Ladder on Saturday, June 8, 2013. The North Fork Championships, in its second year, is touted as the world's toughest kayak race. Louis Geltman (US) took the $4,500 purse for first place, Gerd Serrasolses (Spain) following in second, and Rush Sturges (US) following in third. Local favorite, Ryan Casey,

last year’s champion, came in eighth. The top 10 finishers were seperated by less then eight seconds.

NFC II | ELITE DIVISION

place

racer

bib

    final time

1

louis geltman

16

01:57.20

2

gerd serrasolses

11

01:59.81

3

rush sturges

12

01:59.84

4

evan garcia

8

02:00.88

5

andrew holcombe

14

02:01.16

6

todd wells

13

02:02.78

7

ryan casey

1

02:10.28

8

james byrd

20

02:10.31

9

jules domine

17

02:13.38

10

kyle hull

19

02:14.36

11

lane jacobs

03

02:16.79

12

chris gragtmans

15

02:17.48

13

ben marr

7

02:25.38

14

brian ward

21

02:25.42

15

ian mcclaran

24

02:37.46

16

geoff calhoun

5

02:39.41

17

eric deguil

01

02:51.67

18

dylan thomson

18

02:57.12

19

mikkel st. jean-duncan

3

02:59.10

20

ben luck

22

03:01.20

21

jakub nemec

9

03:01.50

22

tristan mcclaran

25

03:04.45

23

erik johnson

23

03:37.99

24

darren albright

02

03:55.20

25

marcos gallegos

05

04:42.40