Jessica Fox continued her unbeaten run in Germany at the weekend, making it six Canoe Slalom World Cup wins in a row.
The former Blaxland High student won the women’s K1 (single kayak) and C1 (single canoe) events at Augsburg, Germany, following a golden double at the opening World Cup of the season in Slovakia in June, followed by Poland.
Even with a two second penalty for a gate touch in the C1, Fox was able to finish 4.50 seconds ahead of current world champion Mallory Franklin, of Great Britain.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are still a long way off, but after a K1 silver and bronze at the past two Olympics, and with the debut of C1 at the next games, the 24-year-old is already eyeing off the prospect of making history.
“We are two years out and the Tokyo clock is ticking, so I really want to make every race count and learn each time I sit on the start line. I love this course, and I’ve had an amazing weekend,” Fox said.
“It’s been an amazing three weeks and I’m so thrilled with that last race. I really, really attacked it, I hit the last gate but I think the rest of my run was almost perfect.”
In the K1 Fox finished six seconds ahead of Franklin.
“I think my K1 race in Augsburg is one of my best runs ever and I can’t believe, it’s been such an incredible start to the season. I know last year Ricarda [Funk, Germany] won three gold medals and I was three times second, so to get up on that and top this time is wonderful,” she said.