Merc Force and Kris Knights defend Southern 80 title

Kris Knights in action at an event during 2017.
Kris Knights in action at an event during 2017.

Kris Knights and the Merc Force team has continued its dominance of the Australian water ski racing circuit.

Merc Force defended its Southern 80 crown at Echuca on Sunday, negotiating more than 120 corners at an average speed of 155.3km/hr.

The team was unchanged from 12 months ago including skiers Kris Knights and Jake Segart, observer Kevin Boylan and owner-driver Don Gulley.